Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder causes discomfort and jaw pain and can make it unbearable to do normal day to day functions like chewing. If you are experiencing jaw pain, there is a chance you could be developing TMJ disorder. However, it’s important to look out for the symptoms below to determine if you are at risk of developing TMJ disorder or if you may have already developed it.
Symptoms to Watch Out For
It’s important to be aware of the various symptoms that are commonly linked to Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder. This is mainly because of the fact that the symptoms are not always initially clear. To learn more about the different symptoms to be aware of please read more about all of them below:
- You experience an aching pain around your ear.
- Your jaw is extremely painful or feels very tender.
- You experience difficulty or discomfort chewing.
- You find that your jaw joint is locking consistently.
- You experience aching facial pain on a regular basis.
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The treatment of Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder is highly important and treating it can help to improve your quality of life. If you feel like you may have or are developing TMJ schedule a consultation with us so that you can have a full examination performed by our dentist and get treatment if needed.
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