pain while chewing, yawning and biting?
Temporomandibular joint disorder, commonly known as TMJ or TMD, is a term used to describe symptoms affecting the temporomandibular joint – the joint that attaches the lower jaw to the side of the head.
After careful examination, the Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon will suggest a course of treatment which will initially concentrate on lifestyle changes in the first instance, but also recommend a regime of actions and exercises based on your individual case.
TMJ disorder is relatively common, but it is not fully understood by many people. A lot of patients will have been diagnosed with TMJ disorder without really knowing what it is and research into symptoms and signs of TMJ disorder are on-going.