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Please tell me if I have temporomandibular joint disorder? How can I tell?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
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In brief: TMJ disorder

Temporo-mandibular disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain.
Common symptoms of TMJ disorders are: pain, limited jaw opening, Clicking, popping noises, etc. Proper diagnosis is the key for the successful treatment. See an orofacial pain practitioner for a consultation and management.

In brief: TMJ disorder

Temporo-mandibular disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain.
Common symptoms of TMJ disorders are: pain, limited jaw opening, Clicking, popping noises, etc. Proper diagnosis is the key for the successful treatment. See an orofacial pain practitioner for a consultation and management.
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Triad of symptoms

Most common TMJ symptoms include jaw joint pain, limited oral opening and jaw joint noises (clicking, popping, grinding).
Other symptoms include pain in muscles around jaw joint, headache, ear pain, tinnitus.

In brief: Triad of symptoms

Most common TMJ symptoms include jaw joint pain, limited oral opening and jaw joint noises (clicking, popping, grinding).
Other symptoms include pain in muscles around jaw joint, headache, ear pain, tinnitus.
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