There are a number of possible reasons for this disorder to occur which include grinding teeth, injury, wear and tear of the joint, stress or an uneven bite. The symptoms of this condition are usually jaw joint clicking (or popping), pain and difficulties eating.
If untreated this can start to affect pain in and around the ear, the cheek and temple. It is also known to cause headaches and migraines.
Our dentist at Charisma Clinic can assess the condition and then determine the right course of treatment.
There are several TMJ treatment options according to individual conditions which can simply be a lifestyle change to surgical procedures where an oral and maxillofacial surgeon is required operate on severe abnormal joint cases.