If you’ve never heard of TMJ, TMJ dysfunction, or TMD, you’re not alone. However, in order to provide diagnosis for patients suffering from this oral health conditions, patients need to be informed about the warning signs and risk factors associated with this oral health condition. TMD occurs when the small temporomandibular joints (TMJ) connecting the jaw and skull bone are damaged. TMJ dysfunction is a difficult condition to pin down. A dentist’s best bet when it comes to making an accurate diagnosis, is for a patient to understand and monitor changes in jaw function that indicate they may suffer from TMD and contact their dentist to receive an evaluation. Keep reading to find out more about some of the warnings signs and risk factors associated with TMJ dysfunction.
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