The Signs and Symptoms of TMD

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Now that you are aware of what TMD is, you may be wondering what its signs and symptoms are. It can be easy to notice these symptoms on yourself because it is usually accompanied with some sort of discomfort. It is important to be observant and look for these symptoms of TMD, because with the help of Dr. Sadeghi you will be able to find a treatment plan that solves all of your problems!

When eating you may notice a clicking or popping sound in the jaw, which becomes quite an annoying sound and feeling. In more serious cases, the jaw may even get stuck in the open or closed position. Oftentimes, avoiding this condition is impossible because of the pain it causes. This is a disorder that is often overlooked, but it can be very serious if left untreated. If you think you are suffering from TMD, take note of these signs:

    • Pain when chewing
    • Pain when talking
    • Clicking/popping in the jaw
    • Pain/tenderness in the jaw region
    • Lock-jaw

If you are experiencing pains associated with TMD, please contact Dr. Pira Sadeghi in Glendale at TMJ & Sleep Apnea Help Center. Dr. Sadeghi will be able to point you in the right direction on the road to a pain free future!