Common Questions About Temporomandibular Joints

A temporomandibular joint is a complex mechanism in your body that uses sockets, ball joints, connective tissues, and muscles all in tandem to accomplish vital tasks for your oral health. Listed below are common questions about temporomandibular joints: What is a temporomandibular joint? a.) Joints located in your jaw that help play a role in speaking and eating b.) A... read more »

Symptoms of TMJ Disorder

TMJ disorder is a term used to describe problems related to the temporomandibular joints that hinge your jaw. These sophisticated ball and socket joints allow you to open your mouth, chew your food, speak and also enable some facial expressions. A small disk of cartilage cushions each ball and socket allowing a small amount of slip in the joint. This... read more »

7 Facts About TMJ Disorder

Has our dentist told you that you have TMJ disorder? If so, then you may have a few questions about what TMJ disorder is, its effects, and if it can be treated. Here are seven facts about TMJ disorder that can answer some of your questions. TMJ stands for temporomandibular joints. TMJ disorder also goes by the name TMD. The... read more »