Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders are any disorders that encompass the complex joint
in your body that connects your upper jaw to your lower jaw. Although necessary, the TMJ has
the potential to cause chronic pain and discomfort, especially if you have a misaligned bite.
A TMJ disorder is best diagnosed by a...
Most people are familiar with the common symptoms of temporomandibular joint (TMJ)
disorders. These symptoms include jaw pain, muscle tension in the jaw, neck, shoulders, or
back, headaches, and clicking and popping noises when moving the jaw.
However, since the temporomandibular joint is so close to the trigeminal nerve—which is the