TMJ pain, results when the joint is not working properly. Some of the symptoms of TMJ pain (or TMD/Tempromandibular Disorder) can include:

There are several approaches to treating TMD, but the first step is determining the source, some of which are degenerative arthritis, head or neck injury, missing teeth, malocclusion (teeth that donít fit together correctly), stress, medications, or chronic pain. A nightguard is a valuable tool not only for protecting your teeth, but lessen the severity of muscle and joint fatigue; as well as, your symptoms.