What Is TMJ/TMD?
The Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) is the actual jaw joint and its surrounding muscles. TMD is a condition that affects the temporomandibular joint. It is often attributed to trauma, teeth grinding and clenching (bruxism), osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis. Signs of TMD can occur suddenly and last indefinitely. See a TMJ dentist if you experience the following symptoms: