Dr. Richard Caven of Caven Dental answers frequently asked questions.
In this video, Dr. Caven is answering the question:
What is T.M.J?
TMJ stands for temporomandibular joint, and it's just the name of your jaw joint, although many people confuse it for a diagnosis or a condition. Just like any joint you can have problems in the jaw joint like pain, clicking in the joint, or a loss of range of motion. For example, you can get a locked open or a locked closed, which can be very scary. Also, headaches. So many people suffer from headaches that are really a dental condition. If you're experiencing any pain or soreness or headaches, ask your dentist. You'll be surprised at what dentists can do to help with your level of comfort, all within the TMJ umbrella.
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