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The Temporomandibular joint is the hinge-joint that connects the jaw
to the skull. It is located just in front of the ear on each side of the
head. These joints are very flexible, allowing the mouth to open and
close and move side-to-side smoothly during talking, chewing and
yawning. There are several muscles attached to and surrounding the
temporomandibular joint which control the joint’s position and movement.
Problems with the temporomandibular joint commonly result in
pain, difficulty chewing and eating and difficulty opening/closing the
mouth. Often, these disorders are incorrectly called TMJ, for
The following conditions are common with disorders of the jaw and temporomandibular joint.
If you experience any of the following symptoms, this program may help you.