What Causes TMD/TMJ?

Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) is a common condition that is often misdiagnosed by general doctors. TMD/TMJ occurs when your temporomandibular joint – the connective joint between your jaw and your skull – is out of alignment. This can lead to chronic headaches, jaw pain, earaches, teeth grinding, and other painful symptoms. Your temporomandibular joint is surrounded by a complex network of tendons, muscles, nerves, and bones. One of these nerves, called the trigeminal nerve, governs
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