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What Is a TMJ Disorder?

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ), located on both sides of the jaw, connects the lower jawbone to the skull. It operates with a sliding motion to function like a hinge and is essential for chewing food and talking. Cartilage surrounds where the joint meets the skull. Unfortunately, you can experience pain within the joint itself or…

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