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  Alan S Marx DDS
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"Dr. Marx, what are the symptoms of TMJ disorder?"

  Jaw pain or soreness, more noticeable in the morning or afternoon
  Jaw pain while chewing, biting, or yawning
  Earache without an infection, sometimes spreading into the face
  Soreness in front of the ear
  A clicking or grinding noise while opening and closing your mouth
  Difficulty opening and closing your mouth
  A stiff jaw when eating, talking, or yawning
  Sensitive teeth without any signs of dental problems
  Aching on the side of the head and neck pain
  A burning sensation in the mouth/tongue
  Grinding of your teeth
Restricted range of jaw movement or "locking" of the jaw in an open or closed position

A thorough dental examination is the first step toward finding a solution.  Depending on the diagnosis, treatments may include reshaping teeth, bite guards, and muscle relaxants.

Call us at 202 466-3599 for more information about TMJ and jaw pain.

TMJ - Temporomandibular Disorders
In Washington DC and the surrounding
Alexandria - Arlington VA - Bethesda - Chevy Chase MD areas.

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