TMJ - Symptoms

Besides pain, what TMJ symptoms do you experience?

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What are the signs and symptoms of TMJ syndrome?

The main symptom of TMJ syndrome is pain in the jaw joint. This joint is located just in front of the ear and pain associated with TMJ syndrome may involve the face, eye, forehead, ear, or neck. Signs and symptoms of TMJ syndrome include:

  • Pain in the jaw, especially at the area of the joint
  • Popping/clicking of the jaw
  • Ear pain
  • Ringing or popping sounds in the ears
  • Headaches
  • Blurred vision
  • Tight or sore jaw or neck muscles
  • Shoulder pain
  • Locking or dislocation of the jaw (usually after widely yawning)
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