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Jaw pain while yawning or chewing

Jaw pain while yawning or chewing

Have you noticed ongoing jaw pain while yawning? About 15% of Americans suffer from severe facial pain. Over half of patients exhibit symptoms of temporomandibular joint disorder, also known as TMJ. TMJ dysfunction disrupts the natural and harmonious movement of the facial bones, muscles, and ligaments.  What is TMJ dysfunction or disorder? TMJ stands for… Read more »