Independence Family and Cosmetic Dentistry
In order to understand jaw discomfort, first become familiar with “TMJ.” Everyone has two TMJs – an abbreviation for your temporomandibular joints. These jaw joints connect your jaw to the rest of your cranium on either side of your face. Your TMJs allow you to open and close your mouth, and to shift your jaw from side to side. The following issues associated with TMJ function may result in discomfort:
(TMJ) TMD DISORDERS
By cushioning your bite, or gently repositioning your jaws for improved comfort, you will enjoy reduced stress and tension on your (TMJ) TMD disorders and teeth.
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