January 2011 Archives

Have you ever noticed a clicking or popping sound in your jaw when chewing or speaking? The Orthodontists at Coolsmiles Orthodontics want you to know this happens to everyone from time to time. However, if it happens frequently and is combined with other symptoms such as jaw pain, locking of your jaws, reduced ability to open and close the mouth, ear pain, or difficulty chewing, you may have a condition known as TMD or TMJ disorder. Watch the video below to find out more about TMJ dysfunction.