The Temporomandibular joint is the point at which your lower jaw (the mandible) and your upper jaw (the maxilla) meet. Often referred to as the TMJ, this joint is prone to several disorders. Often, patients will have pain around the joint or will hear a clicking sound as they move their lower jaw. Difficulties with the TMJ can also cause frequent headaches, neck aches and sore jaw muscles among other symptoms. There are various non-surgical techniques used to treat TMJ disorders. In severe cases, surgery is performed to correct TMJ disorders.

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