Jaw Pain And TMJ: 3 Frequently Asked Questions
Because it may indicate a serious dental issue such as an abscess or infection, persistent pain in the jaw is always a cause for worry. Such pain may also be the sign of a less well known condition called temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMJ, as it is commonly known. This article will increase your knowledge of TMJ by answering three of the most frequently asked questions. What causes TMJ? TMJ doesn't have just a single cause, which is part of what makes it a difficult condition to accurately diagnose.