TMJ DISORDER - Philip Middleton

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TMJ DISORDER
MJ Disorder is also known as Temperomandibular Joint Disorder.
TMJ Disorder
TMJ Disorder is also known as Temperomandibular Joint Disorder.

TMJ disorder occurs when the patient experiences problems affecting the jaw joint which usually results in pain or limited movement of the jaw. The problem usually occurs to the area situated in front of the ear and is part of the lower jaw articulating into the glenoid fossa.

TMJ Symptoms:
If you have some of the following symptoms, get in touch with us to discuss whether you need a treatment plan to attend to these symptoms:
  • Clicking of the joint
  • Inability to open your mouth wide
  • Pain in the joint and surrounded face
  • Severe persistent headaches
  • Pain behind the ear
  • Earache
  • Sleep disorders
  • Depression which does not react to medication
  • Chronic tiredness
  • Clenching of the teeth especially at night
  • Excessive sweat problem
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