The temporomandibular joint connects the jaw to the skull. Its flexibility allows the jaw to perform movements, such as speaking and yawning. When the components of TMJ and its surrounding tissues are damaged, TMJ disorders might occur.
TMJ disorders are accompanied by facial pain that can become aggravated during jaw movements. In managing TMJ disorders, doctors may recommend one or more of these non-pharmaceutical approaches:
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