Public health experts estimate that between 5 and 12 percent of people experience TMJ disorders. These can affect people at any age, but they most often appear between the ages of 20 and 40 years old.

You may be wondering where you can go for treatment if you or someone you love has this condition. In Beverly, MA, you can visit Martins Dental Partners. Call 978-288-1946 to make an appointment if you notice one or more of these TMJ symptoms.

Jaw Pain

This is often the most obvious sign that something is wrong with your jaw joints. The pain can affect the ligaments and muscles that allow the joint to move. Inflammation can add to this problem.

Jaw Stiffness

If you are having trouble opening and closing your mouth, that too can be indicative of a TMJ disorder. The can make biting and chewing

Frequent Headaches or Ear Pain

If you put your fingers under your ears, you can feel your TMJ moving as you open and close your mouth. Its location relative to your ears can explain why headaches and earaches can accompany this disorder.

Teeth grinding

TMJ may be caused by misaligned teeth or bite problems. That can contribute to teeth grinding, which can cause damage to your teeth.

Call 978-288-1946 or use our online form to request an appointment at Martins Dental Partners in Beverly, MA.