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TMJ Syndrome – Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

TMJ Syndrome – Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

TMJ is the temporomandibular joint that acts as a hinge to connect your jaw to your skull. The primary function of this joint is to allow up/down and side to side movements of the jaw so you can chew, talk, yawn, etc. An injury or damage to this joint can cause a localized pain and impaired mobility of the jaw. This is known as TMJ syndrome or TMD (temporomandibular disorder). However, some people incorrectly refer to the condition as TMJ, after the joint. Causes of TMJ Syndrome What causes the TMJ syndrome is not known, although many dentists believe that…
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