If you are experiencing regular headaches, earaches, throbbing facial pain or a sore jaw that makes a clicking sound when you open and close your mouth- these pains may be linked to problems with the muscles of the jaw or the joint itself, the Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ).
Problems with the jaw and muscles that control the joint are known as temporomandibular dysfunction (TMD).
It may be associated with:
If TMD cannot be managed successfully by non-surgical treatments, surgery may be considered. A qualified surgeon will be able to determine the appropriate treatment needed to achieve the best outcome for you.