The Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is your jaw and this can be strained or develop movement abnormalities (just like any other joint can) causing pain in the muscles and nerves around the face, head and neck.
The temporomandibular joint is the connection between the jawbone and the skull.
When things go wrong it is called Temporomandibular Disorder or Dysfunction.
There are several risk factors for TMJ syndrome:
TMD may be diagnosed by your dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Doctor or Dentist. After a full assessment a treatment plan is devised.
TMD Treatments include: