TMJ Symptoms Rochester, MI

TMJ symptoms can range from mild to severe, and in some cases there are no symptoms at all! It is important to see an experienced neuromuscular dentist because these symptoms might have other causes. Most of us are not aware of the link between the symptoms listed below and TMJ/TMD. At Rochester Advanced Dentistry in Rochester, MI, we give high priority to patient education and strive to let our patients know as much as possible about their condition, and its diagnosis and treatment.


Head and face problems

  • Headaches and migraines
  • Neck pain
  • Jaw pain and soreness
  • Jaw or neck stiffness
  • Facial pain
  • Forehead pain
  • Cluster headaches
  • Sinus-like headaches
  • Scalp tenderness
  • Mouth, face, cheek, or chin pain
  • Dizziness or vertigo
  • Tongue pain

Jaw problems

  • Limited opening of the jaw
  • Locking of the jaw
  • Clicking or popping of the jaw joints
  • Uneven alignment of upper and lower teeth when jaw is closed
  • Uncontrollable jaw movement

Throat problems

  • Swallowing problems
  • Tightness in the throat
  • Sore throat
  • Voice fluctuations
  • Laryngitis

Tooth and gum problems

  • Premature tooth wear
  • Tooth loss
  • Teeth clenching
  • Teeth grinding
  • Tooth pain
  • Tooth sensitivity

Ear problems

  • Ringing in the ears
  • Hissing or buzzing in the ears
  • Clogged ears
  • Hearing problems
  • Ear pain or soreness

Eye problems

  • Pain
  • Blurred vision
  • Bloodshot eyes
  • Increased eye pressure
  • Light sensitivity
  • Watery eyes

Other problems

  • Neck or shoulder pain
  • Back pain
  • Tingling or numbness in the arms or hands

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If you are experiencing one or more of these symptoms, you may want to see a skilled neuromuscular dentist. Dr. Haddad diagnose and treat TMJ/TMD in Rochester, Rochester Hills, Troy, and Oakland, Macomb and Shelby Townships, Michigan. Contact us online today or call (248) 656-2020 for your personal neuromuscular dentistry consultation.

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