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5 Dangers of Untreated TMJ Pain

December 21, 2021

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Dentist explaining TMJ pain to woman in chairYour temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is located on either side of your face, connecting your jaw to your skull. It allows you to make certain movements necessary for everyday life, like speaking, chewing, and yawning. Unfortunately, these motions aren’t easy for everyone. 12% of adults live with chronic jaw pain. If you have a TMJ disorder, you might believe the clicking sounds and facial pain are only a nuisance, but you’re at risk of several complications without any treatment. Here’s what you need to know about the consequences of ignoring your TMJ pain.