Your temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is what allows your jaw to move and is one of the more complex joints in the human body. You have one on each side of your head located close to each of your ears. For many people, these jaw joints function just fine. Others experience problems with their TMJ, which can include symptoms such as jaw pain and stiffness, clicking or popping noises when moving the jaw, and even problems with the ears.

But can TMJ disorders cause your teeth to shift? Here’s what you need to know when it comes to teeth shifting and TMJ problems.

An article by Dr. Samir Alaswad. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

Read the full article here: Can TMJ Cause Your Teeth to Shift?