The most common temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD) symptom is orofacial pain. Orofacial pain involves pain at the mouth, face, ear, and the surrounding head and neck areas. 10 the 15% of the US population suffers from some type of orofacial pain, and the most common cause is temporomandibular joint dysfunction. In fact, these TMD symptoms commonly result […]
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The temporomandibular joints (TMJ) and the surrounding muscles can become a source or head, neck, face, tooth, eye, and/or ear pain. This is specifically referred to as temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD).
Patient History Jane Doe presents for evaluation of chronic left-sided periorbital headache. A complete review of her history reveals that she has also had left-sided upper molar pain and right ear aching/fullness for which she has multiple evaluations. Over the years, dental, primary care, and ENT specialists have evaluated the tooth and ear symptoms […]