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If You Have TMJ Symptoms, Seek an Orthodontist’s Help Immediately

Written by Metro Dental. Posted in Adult braces, Clear braces for teeth, Tmj specialist

Straight teeth

About one third of the world’s people have had to undergo a dental procedure correcting one’s “bite.” In fact, the American Association of Orthodontics reports that within the last 10 years, nearly 25% more adults have actively sought out orthodontic help. While there can certainly be many reasons for seeing an orthodontist, if you have TMJ disorder, you will certainly want to consult with a professional.

These disorders can encompass a number of complications that can occur with the jaw, its joint, and nearby muscles that are responsible for jaw mobility and chewing food. More specifically, TMJ stands for the temporomandibular joint,which is where the skull’s temporal bone and the lower jaw meet. Temporomandibu