What is temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder?
TMJ is a disorder of the jaw joint and surrounding facial muscles. At best, TMJ can cause chronic jaw pain, and at worst, it can result in a host of vague symptoms that can go undiagnosed for months, even years.
Recognizing the Symptoms of TMJ
The symptoms of TMJ affect more than your teeth and jaw. This is another reason why a holistic approach is best. Dr. Curatola can assess and diagnose TMJ, quickly improving overall health and wellness.
- Jaw pain
- Popping or clicking in the jaw when chewing or talking
- Limited ability to open or close the jaw
- Neck and shoulder pain
- Headaches and toothaches
- Earaches and ringing in the ears