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I'm aware things like Lyme disease can cause tmj. What other conditions can cause it?

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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
3 doctors agree

In brief: List

Causes of TMJ syndrome are not completely understood.
. Causes may include, misalignment (malocclusion) of or trauma to the teeth or jaw, teeth grinding (bruxism),, poor posture, stress or anxiety, arthritis or other inflammatory musculoskeletal disorders, excessive gum chewing. Treatment can be complex and beyond the scope of this answer. See a TMJ expert for guidance.

In brief: List

Causes of TMJ syndrome are not completely understood.
. Causes may include, misalignment (malocclusion) of or trauma to the teeth or jaw, teeth grinding (bruxism),, poor posture, stress or anxiety, arthritis or other inflammatory musculoskeletal disorders, excessive gum chewing. Treatment can be complex and beyond the scope of this answer. See a TMJ expert for guidance.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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Dr. James Wright
Dentistry
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In brief: Bad bite

Generally a premature contact on 1 or more teeth.

In brief: Bad bite

Generally a premature contact on 1 or more teeth.
Dr. James Wright
Dr. James Wright
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Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dentistry

In brief: Many

Many conditions can cause TMJ problems like malocclusion , truma to face and chin , abnormal sleep posture, etc.
Also some other diffecincy can cause deteriorated disc that leads to TMJ

In brief: Many

Many conditions can cause TMJ problems like malocclusion , truma to face and chin , abnormal sleep posture, etc.
Also some other diffecincy can cause deteriorated disc that leads to TMJ
Dr. Tarek Hamid
Dr. Tarek Hamid
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