Self Testing for TMJ

Self Testing

  • Do you have frequent headaches?
  • Do your ears feel clogged or stuffy?
  • Do you have pressure in your ears?
  • Do you hear grating sounds when you chew?
  • Do you clench your teeth during times of stress?
  • Do you grind your teeth at night?
  • Do you have pain in your jaws during and after chewing?
  • Does it hurt to move your jaw from one side to the other?
  • Do you hear noises when moving your jaw from one side to the other?
  • Do you hear noises when opening or closing your mouth?
  • Do you experience episodes of your jaw getting stuck with opening or closing?
  • Have you had trauma to the jaw?
  • Have you ever had whiplash injury?
  • Do your face muscles feel sore or hurt?
  • Do your teeth ache?
  • Does eating chewy foods start your symptoms?
  • Does your jaw shift to the left or right when you open wide?
  •  Are you able to eat a large sandwhich without any pain?
  • Do you have to break foods into smaller sizes because of limited openings of the mouth?