All You Need to Know About TMJ Pain in Children

The temporomandibular joint, ‘TMJ’ – where the jaw joins the skull) can sometimes become painful in children. In summary:

– Signs of TMJ pain in children include complaining it hurts to yawn, chew or talk.

– TMJ pain can be caused by a face injury, teeth grinding or a misaligned bite.

– Take your child to the dentist if they have symptoms of TMJ pain, so the dentist can ascertain the cause and recommend the best treatment.

“A thorough evaluation by your child-friendly dentist can determine the problem and help implement a solution!”

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