TMJ Disorders: Symptoms

Dr. Moises Lustgarten, Pain Medicine Physician with Baptist Health South Florida, says TMJ is a painful condition that involves the temporomandibular joint. “That’s a joint that is right in front of your ear, in the face.” Some of the symptoms are severe pain contractions in the muscles of the face, pain when eating, pain when speaking, and sometimes the joint gets stuck when opening or closing the mouth.

He also explains sometimes it goes away on its own, and sometimes you require to see a doctor and to treat it.

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