TMJ Disorder (Temporomandibular Joint Disorder)
What is it?
Temporomandibular joint, or TMJ, is the joint that connects the lower jawbone to the skull. This joint is held together by the muscles used for chewing and controlling jaw movement. TMJ disorder causes pain in the jaw due to arthritis, injury, or clenching and grinding of the teeth.
Pain or tenderness in the jaw, discomfort chewing, difficulty opening or closing of the jaw