The temporomandibular joint also known as the TMJ is like a sliding hinge that connects your jawbone to your skull on each side of your jaw. Temporomandibular joint disorders can cause pain in your jaw joint and in the muscles the surrounding muscles that control jaw movement.
Causes of pain can be from genetics, arthritis, jaw injury. Some signs of Temporomandibular joint disorder are:
The Braceline Centre has a range of treatments for Temporomandibular joint disorders including medication, therapies and surgery if required. Talk to them today if you're experiencing pain in your jaw area.