Why Is It So Hard To Get A Proper TMD Diagnosis?

TMD is notoriously hard to diagnose because so many of the symptoms are also attributable to other problems. However, the biggest problem with getting a correct TMD diagnosis is that most medical professionals are not trained to recognize TMD and simply do not understand the condition. That is why patients need to seek specialists like us or dentists with specialized training in TMD and TMJ-related issues.

What Does A Healthy Jaw Look And Feel Like?

Your jaw is a complex joint system that plays a crucial role in everyday activities like eating, speaking, and expressing emotions. When your jaw is working properly, you may not give it much thought. However, a temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder can significantly impact jaw function, affecting your oral health and your overall well-being. Let’s explore what a healthy jaw looks and feels like and how TMJ can affect jaw function.

Are You Familiar With TMJ?

Do you regularly experience discomfort in your jaw, and is it affecting your daily life? Or do you wake up with unexplained headaches every day? If so, you may be experiencing temporomandibular joint disorder. Unfortunately, many adults are never properly diagnosed, and their condition and symptoms remain untreated. Our practice is designed to help patients who suffer from TMJ get the treatment they need to live their lives to the fullest.