TMJ (temporomandibular joint disorder) is a condition that affects the jaw joint and that can have a significant impact on quality of life. These are the main causes and treatment options available for this disorder.

Key takeaways:

  • TMJ can be caused by habits like the excessive use of chewing gum; grinding your teeth during sleep can also cause TMJ.
  • Chronic stress and underlying medical or oral conditions can cause this disorder.
  • Treatment options range from stress management techniques to surgical solutions and the use of oral appliances.

Your dentist can diagnose TMJ and recommend the most beneficial treatment.
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