Nigel Shaun Matthews

Nigel Shaun Matthews

Jaw joint disorders

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the sliding hinge-like part that connects your skull to your jawbone. Problems with this joint are surprisingly common and stem from a range of causes - from actual traumatic injury to age-related arthritis. These pages detail a few of them.

Temporo-mandibular joint disorders

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the hinge between jaw and skull, starting in front of the ears. It's a flexible joint whose movement allows you to talk and eat, controlled by a set of muscles surrounding the area.