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TMJ Disorders

TMJ Disorders T·M·J dis·or·ders \ˈtē-ˈem-ˈjā\ dis-ˈȯr-dərz\ noun Temporomandibular joint disorders are problems that affect the joint located between the lower jaw and base of the skull. Although TMJ dysfunction is not deemed to be a serious medical problem, it can have a major impact on people’s quality of life. A TMJ disorder can cause difficulty […]


Tendon ten·don \ˈten-dən\ noun Fibrous tissue that connects muscle to bone. It is extremely tough and capable of withstanding a lot of tension. Tendons work with muscles to move bones.