November is TMJ Awareness Month.
TMJ is the temporomandibular joint and it is what is responsible for opening and closing the jaw.
TMJ pain can come in a wide range of irritating symptoms. If you experience any of these painful symptoms, it could be due to issues with your temporomandibular joint:
Pain or tenderness in the jaw, especially near the joint
Popping/clicking of the jaw
Pain that feels like a toothache
Earaches, or sounds of cracking in the ears
Ringing or popping sounds in the ears, or a sense of fullness in the ears
Tight, stiff, or sore jaw and/or neck muscles
Muscle spasms in the jaw
Pain in the face, mouth, jaw, cheek, or chin
Numbness and tingling
Locking or dislocation of the jaw
Dizziness or vertigo
Schedule an appointment with your dentist.
Book your appointment with Dr Italo Carpes Moraes
18 Cadogan Gardens, London SW3 2RP, United Kingdom
Call 0203 659 7249
WhatsApp +44 7903 782697
London dentist registered in the UK since 2008. His mission is to improve patient health & appearance, self-confidence and overall quality of life.