Orfacial Myofunctional Therapy and TMJ dysfunction in Adults
TMJD (Temporomandibular Joint Disorder) is frequently unexplained or misdiagnosed and therefore, unsuccessfully treated or not treated while patients are labeled as hypochondriacs. But there is good treatment available with orofacial myofunctional therapy.
What is TMJD? Do You Have It?
Headaches are the NUMBER ONE pain problem in the United States today. There is a growing realization that a common cause of headaches is a ‘bite’ that does not fit.
TMJD and Dental Health
“TMJ Dysfunction” is a common term for Craniomandibular Dysfunction, a collection of symptoms which result when the chewing muscles and jaw joints do not work together correctly.
The TMJ: A Most Unique Joint
The temporomandibular joint is the most unique joint in the whole body, it is two joints in one. Its function is dictated by another structure, the teeth. It has an articular disc located between the ball and socket, like a hip or an elbow.
Have you been referred for this problem?
Research has shown that 5-15% of the population may suffer from a TMJ dysfunction.
Does that include you?
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