What You Need to Know about TMJ and Bruxism
The temporomandibular joint or TMJ is what connects your jaw to your skull. It is a hinge-like joint that allows for proper jaw movement when speaking, yawning or chewing. When this joint is not functioning correctly, it is referred to as TMJ or TMD.
Bruxism is a condition that means you grind and clench your teeth during sleep.
These disorders are often ...