Can you use surgery to treat Temporomandibular Joint disorder?

Can you use surgery to treat Temporomandibular Joint disorder?

Where your jawbone and skull connect, there is a hinge-like joint called the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Your jaw may move up and down thanks to the TMJ, allowing you to use your mouth for various activities, including talking and chewing. A temporomandibular joint disorder prevents you from using the full range of motion in your […]

Non-Surgical Treatment Options for TMJ

Non-Surgical Treatment Options for TMJ

Smiling, laughing, chatting, and eating are all facial motions you regularly produce using your jaw. However, those basic motions can be very painful if you have temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ). TMJ dysfunction affects around 12% of the population in the United States. Women are more likely to get TMJ dysfunction than males. However, many nonsurgical […]