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TMJ/TMD

Signs and Symptoms

                                               

  • Headaches, back pain, neck pain or stiff neck or shoulders
  • Bells Palsy
  • Facial pain or pain behind the eyes                               
  • Dizziness or vertigo
  • Limited ability to open and close your mouth(locked jaw)                                 
  • Clicking or popping in jaw                                           
  • Scalp Tenderness
  • Difficulty in closing the teeth together                
  • Posture Problems                             
  • Swallowing Difficulty (Lump in the throat)
  • Earaches, congestion or ringing in the ears                    
  • Pain in tongue, gums or cheek muscles (Burning tongue)
  • numbness in hands/fingers
  • Teeth grinding or clenching
  • Worn, loose, or sensitive teeth
  • Tired, sore jaws or pain when chewing

 

TMJ/TMD stands for Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction of the jaw joint. The jaw joint is the toughest, most complex and over-worked joint in the entire human body. Did you know that over 10 million people suffer from TMJ/TMD related pain and suffering. With the proper diagnosis and treatment, you will be on the road to a Healthy life.

 

50-60% of TMJ issues=Airway Issues

40-50% of TMJ issues=Chronic Pain somewhere else in your body

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