The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) connects the jaw to the skull, and it is responsible for all of our jaw movements, including speaking, chewing, and yawning. injuries can be incredibly painful and debilitating. When this joint is injured, it can cause a range of symptoms, from mild discomfort to severe pain and limited mobility.
Causes of TMJ Injuries
TMJ injuries can be caused by a variety of factors, including:
- Trauma: A blow to the face or jaw can cause a TMJ injury. This is common in car
accidents, sports injuries, and falls.
- Grinding or clenching of teeth: Overuse of the TMJ