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 […]
The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is one of many potential sources of head pain or face pain. Yet pain alone is not an indication that there is problem with the TMJ. But how do you know if you have a TMJ problem? The infographic below lists a myriad of indications for rehabilitation to balance the muscles […]
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 […]