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What are the effects of TMJ dysfunction and how can they be recognized?

Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) dysfunction is a condition affecting the jaw joint and muscles controlling jaw movement. This joint plays a crucial role in various daily activities such as talking, chewing, and yawning.

TMJ dysfunction can result from an injury to the jaw and often includes symptoms like jaw pain or tenderness, difficulty chewing, clicking, or popping sounds when opening or closing the mouth, and even earaches or headaches. A TMJ injury can occur without a blow to the face.

At Correia & Collins, we understand TMJ and recognize the symptoms. If you’ve had jaw pain following a motor vehicle accident, please contact Correia & Collins. Correia & Collins represents accident and injury victims. Contact us by phone at 506-648-1700 or online for advice. Your first consultation is free.