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Do You Know the Symptoms of TMJ?

Do you think you may be suffering from a disorder related to the temporomandibular joints? Your jaw joints are involved in biting, chewing, speaking, smiling, and otherwise opening and closing your mouth. When they are strained, stressed, or when unbalanced pressure is exerted upon them, that's when you may notice some of these symptoms. Of course, the only way to know for sure is to consult our experienced dentists. We have been practicing in Rochester, New York, for many years, and our entire team wants you to love your smile and to enjoy a comfortable, healthy bite.

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How Is TMJ Disorder Diagnosed?

Misalignment of the jaw joint can lead to dysfunction of the bite and intense pain in the face, neck, and shoulder. If you suffer from chronic headaches and jaw pain, Rochester dentist Dr. Paul Sussman can perform a comprehensive evaluation for TMJ disorder.

During your consultation, Dr. Sussman will review your medical history and ask questions about the type of pain you're experiencing, where the pain occurs, the frequency of the pain, and more. Additional tests might include:

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