How Is a TMJ Disorder Typically Diagnosed?

South Jersey Oral Surgeons at Lanzi Burke Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons Treat and Repair TMJ Conditions.

One of the body’s most complex joints, the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) has dual functionality as both a ball-and-socket joint and a sliding joint. The TMJ is responsible for speech, eating, and swallowing. When the TMJ joint becomes damaged or diseased, it can lead to chronic pain and other conditions that further damage the TMJ, causing increasing difficulties for the patient. When TMJ problems occur, the body addresses unstable joints or bite imbalances by overcorrecting them, frequently leading to teeth grinding,[…] Read More

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