Category: TMJ

Could Your Jaw Ache Be TMJ-Related?

Discomfort in your temporomandibular joints, or TMJ disorder, can be excruciating. The joints connect your lower jaw (mandible) to the temple area on either side of your skull (temporal bone). Along with the muscles that surround them, the joints are responsible for allowing your jaw’s diverse range of movements. Several factors are associated with TMJ… Read more »

Jaw Pain? You May Have TMD.

TMJ disorder, or TMD, can be painful, and it can slowly destroy your teeth. November is TMJ Awareness Month, so now is a great time to learn about the symptoms and treatments of TMJ disorder. Do you have TMJ disorder? Your temporomandibular joints connect your jaw to the temporal bone of your skull. The joints… Read more »