TMJ Symptoms

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When the harmony of the teeth, jaw muscles, and the temporomandibular joints (TMJ) no longer exist, it can be identified as temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD). The acronym for TMJ and TMD are generally used synonymously when describing symptoms associated with TMJ. There are specific treatments designed to help alleviate your discomfort, so there is no need to suffer anymore! Some of the symptoms most commonly cited by patients are:

  • Migraine Headaches (tension type)
  • Snoring
  • Pain behind the eyes
  • Back/neck pain
  • Jaw joint pain
  • Jaw joint clicking or popping
  • Limited mouth opening
  • Ear congestion
  • Sinus like symptoms
  • Visual disturbances
  • Dizziness
  • Ringing in ears or tinnitus
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Loose teeth
  • Clenching or grinding
  • Facial pain
  • Sensitive teeth
  • Chewing difficulties
  • Neck pain
  • Postural problems
  • Tingling of the fingertips
  • Hot/cold sensitivity
  • Nervousness or insomnia

For more information, you may want to read our section on TMJ & Neuromuscular Dentistry.

It isn't necessary to suffer with pain associated with TMJ, call or email us today for a consultation with Dr. Kwan or Dr. Hsu!