Your pain can be relieved with the right treatment
TMJ or temporomandibular joint is the only joint in the head and neck region that connects your lower jaw to your skull. It is present on both sides of your head, in front of your ears. The joint is responsible for opening and closing of mouth, during biting, chewing and speaking.
Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) normally presents as clicking sound while eating and talking, occasionally painful jaw movements during function. The cause for TMJ disorder can be many from missing back/ posterior teeth, teeth grinding, injury to mouth, overworked muscles surrounding the joint or even arthritis. We have internationally qualified TMJ specialist at Shams Dental Clinic to diagnose the cause of your pain and advice you the management accordingly.