Biting/chewing difficulty or discomfort
Neck and shoulder pain
Headaches/earaches in the morning
Jaw pain or tenderness
Reduced ability to open/close the mouth
The temporomandibular joint connects the jaw to the skull. Pain in this area is characterized as Temporomandibular Disorder. This joint is similar to many others in the body, and as such, is susceptible to conditions like ankylosis, arthritis, and dislocations.
Should you notice any of the mentioned symptoms, please contact our office. Dr. Katz can diagnose and provide you with treatment options.