What causes TMJD?
The cause of TMJ disorder may differ between patients and stems from different. However, the common causes of TMJ disorder are usually:
- Unstable occlusion
- Chewing one side long time
- Trauma to the joints, such as impact to your lower jaw or face.
- Prolonged or heavy stresses from habitually clenching or grinding your teeth (often unknowingly while sleeping)
- Arthritis (Inflammation) of your jaw joint