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.
- 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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