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TMJ or Temporomandibular Disorders

Headaches, muscle aches, popping or clicking in the jaw joints, pain in the head, neck, shoulders and back, dizziness, earaches, ringing in the ears… If any of theses symptoms sound familiar, you may be suffering from a condition known as TMD or Temporomandibular Disorder. In the past, this condition was known as TMJ or TMJ Disorder. Little was known about this condition and so the symptoms were treated individually as they occurred. Now, with greater understanding of the temporomandibular joint or TMJ, and treatment options, it is possible to alleviate the pain and breakdown associated with TMD by treating the actual problem.

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