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10 Signs You Have TMD?

What is TMD? Why isn't it called TMJ?

TMJ= Temporomandibular Joint

We all have TMJs, in fact we have TWO!

TMD= Temporomandibular Dysfunction/Disorder

Not all of us have TMD.

10 Signs and Symptoms You Have TMD

  1. A dull headache when you wake up in the morning.

  2. Chronic facial pain

  3. Increased tooth sensitivity or pain.

  4. Earache or ear ringing (Tinnitus)

  5. Locked jaw- unable to open your mouth all the way.

  6. Worn down teeth

  7. Jaw clicking or popping

  8. Pain in the jaw muscles

  9. Pain in the jaw joint

  10. Eye, neck, shoulder and/or upper back pain.

If you have any of these symptoms...

You should speak with your dentist or primary care physician to let them know you have these symptoms.

You will also benefit from a consultation with a physical therapist.

You can schedule your in person or virtual consultation with me HERE!

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