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TMJ (temporomandibular joint dysfunction) is most common among adolescents and adults which means patients above the age of 19 are more likely to be diagnosed with it. In the U.S. there are more than 3 million cases per year. Since TMJ is common, there are lots of treatment options available for those suffering from it.
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TMJ describes a joint issue in the jawbone that causes a patient pain in the jaw joint and surrounding muscles.
The most common signs are jaw pain, difficulty chewing, clicking and locking of the jaw joint, muscle spasms, and headaches. If you notice these issues occurring regularly, you should reach out to your dental professionals immediately.
- Relaxation techniques
- Massage and stretching
- Physical therapy
- Muscle relaxer medication
- Nerve pain medication
- Mouthguard to help decrease jaw clenching
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