The temporomandibular joints attach the lower jaw to the skull. They are the key joints in giving you the ability to chew and speak. Over 10.8 million people in the United States suffer from a TMJ disorder. A cause for TMJ development has not been specifically defined yet. Symptoms of the disorder has been reported after traffic accidents, trauma, and dental treatment.
- Lock Jaw
- Pain in the face, ear, jaw joint
- Recurring headaches
- Swelling in the face
- Pain in the neck, shoulder, or back
Currently, there are over 50 different methods of treatment for TMJ disorders.
Don’t hesitate to call us today to find out which type of treament would work best for you!