How many TMJ disorders exist?

Current literatures contain a wide array of confusing definitions for terms such as CFP, CFD, MFP, MPD, CMD, CMP, CMDS, TMD, TMJ, TMJD, OFD, OFP, MMD, AFP and many others. Terms used are depending on who is using the term. Each term means something to some one but...

What are the symptoms of TMJ?

TMJ problems involve more than a single factor. There are numerous causes for TMJ problems. TMJ problems can originate from the teeth, the TM Joint itself, from the jaw muscles, or from other aggravating factors, such as  trauma, both physical and mental. Most TMJ...

What is TMJ?

TMJ stands for Temporomandibular Joint. This is the joint connecting the lower jaw to the upper jaw. This joint is directly in front of the external ear canal. Some of the nerves involved with the ear are very close to this joint area. There are many names like TMD,...