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Why does my jaw hurt?

You might have a temporomandibular disorder (TMD), although it is more commonly called TMJ disorder. The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the hinge that connects our TMJ Treatment | farmington nmlower jaw to our skull. When the joint becomes inflamed, people can have chronic jaw pain as well as limited mobility and fatigue.

You might also have issues with your bite that are causing the pain. Your bite might be misaligned and may need orthodontic treatment to fix this issue. To be seen for your jaw pain and to discuss all your options, call our office!

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