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TMJ is more properly known as TMD, or Temporomandibular Disorder. TMJ is a disorder of the jaw that often causes headaches and other discomforts. 

Over time, the initials TMJ have become associated with the condition that many people do not even realize the difference. Signs of TMJ are as follows: 

  • Pain or tenderness of your jaw.

  • Pain in one or both of the temporomandibular joints.

  • Aching pain in and around your ear.

  • Difficulty chewing or pain while chewing.

  • Aching facial pain.

  • Locking of the joint, making it difficult to open or close your mouth.

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