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I think I grind my teeth at night. What can I do about this?
Do the doctors check for oral cancer?
Why is it important to have regular teeth cleaning?
What is a TMJ disorder?
TMJ stands for temporomandibular joint, your jaw joints. The ache, discomfort, or tenderness in or around the jaw joints is called a TMJ disorder.
Signs that you might have a TMJ disorder are:
- Facial irritation or tenderness
- Jaw ache
- Ache in or around the ears
- Neck strain
- Jaw stiffness
- Discomfort while chewing
- Difficulty opening and closing the mouth
- Jaw “locking up”
- Jaw makes a clicking sound
- Teeth that don’t come together properly when eating or chewing fdsa
There are a variety of treatment options for TMJ. Be sure to ask us about these.