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That Miraculous Jaw! (TMJ)

August 30, 2012

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by Dr. T. Aristotle Economou —  The correct medical term for the acronym TMJ is the temporomandibular joint. This miraculous joint connects your lower jaw (mandible) to your skull, which is separated by a small, fibrous disc called a meniscus. The meniscus absorbs the vibration from movement and impact of your jaw. Repetitive teeth grinding […]

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