What is TMD?
TMD stands for Temporomandibular Joint Disorder. TMD is caused when there are problems with the muscles and nerves in the facial region affecting one or both joints causing pain or limited function. TMD affects 7 in 10 people at some point during their lives. 1 in 4 is aware of the symptoms and reports them to a dentist or medical practitioner and only 5 in 100 people seek treatment for TMD.