The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the small joint located in front of the ear where the skull and lower jaw meet. It permits the lower jaw to move and function.
Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) disorders are not uncommon. Individuals with a TMJ disorder may experience a variety of symptoms, such as earaches, headaches and limited ability to open their mouth. Dr. Clemens is experienced in conservatively treating TMJ disorders. After a thorough exam at Clemens Oral Surgery and radiographic study, he can discuss with you the best course of treatment.