Every practice has patients who present saying âI have TMJâ. The temporomandibular joint is the most complex joint in the human body and can be affected by many different conditions. TMJ isnât a disease â itâs a joint and a structure. A healthy joint means that the condyle and the disk are moving at the same time. Temporomandibular Dysfunction (TMD) is a dysfunction that includes damage, disease and muscles issues.
Our new staff training course, TMJ Is Not a Disease, explores the concept of TM dysfunction and what it means.
After viewing this lesson your team will know:
- What the Temporomandibular Joint is
- What TM dysfunction is
- What the difference between TM joint pain and muscle pain is
- What the possible treatments are
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