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  • Your Misaligned Bite May Be Causing TMJ

    You’ve heard of misaligned teeth, but did you know you could have a misaligned bite? A misaligned bite is when the top and bottom rows of teeth don’t quite fit together when the mouth is closed. Open bites, overbites, underbites, and crossbites are all types of malocclusions, another term for an improper bite.

    Misaligned bites can cause temporomandibular joint (TMJ) symptoms, including an aching jaw, popping or clicking noises when using your jaw, and other discomfort. How does a misaligned bite cause TMJ symptoms? Here’s what you need to know.

    An article by Dr. Mohammad Aman.  Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

    Read the full article here: Your Misaligned Bite May Be Causing TMJ

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