If you’ve ever woken up with a pain in your jaw, wondering where it came from and whether you’ll ever be able to eat a steak again, here are three videos to help you understand what you may have, see what it looks like in 3D, and maybe laugh about it just a little. Enjoy!
An ADA Minute: Facial Pain | American Dental Association
See the official word on TMJ pain from Dr. Maria Lopez Howell from the ADA.
TMJ Pain Explained | bioSue
Here’s a really great visual explanation of TMJ and what you can do about it.
How to Cure TMJ Disorder | Good Mythical Morning
Whacky podcasters, Rhett and Link, discuss Link’s battle with TMJ and how he treated it, (although we don’t necessarily recommend what he did).
So what’s the takeaway? If you have persistent TMJ pain that’s ruining your life, get thee to thine dentist and see what’s recommended. After all, a second opinion, besides your own, may just mean relief!