About TMJ Disorder
What is TMJ Disorder?
The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) enables you to talk and chew food. If you have TMJ disorder as a result of an accident, you may be experiencing the following damages and symptoms:
- Jaw pain just below the ears (worsens while chewing or yawning)
- Swelling, inflammation, and/or irritation at the temporomandibular joint
- Facial aches and pain
- TMJ locking (difficultly toopening and closing your mouth)
- Clicking sounds and/orgrating sensation as you open and close your mouth
Our lawyers understand that this can be extremely painful to you. Consequently, we will endeavor to help you receive the compensation you deserve for your injury.
TMJ disorder can be caused by an injury to the jaw, which may be experienced during a:
The aches and pain you are enduring can be improved with nonsurgical treatments. On the other hand, with severe TMJ disorders, ice, heat, and Non Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) may help you with the pain. However, it may be necessary for you to be treated with dental or surgical interventions.
If you or a loved one has temporomandibular joint disorder, please contact our attorneys for a free, personal, and confidential consultation. Call the Law Offices of Michael Cordova at (602) 265-6700.