Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Anatomy and Disc Displacement Animation

The temporomandibular joint — the TMJ – is the joint between the lower jawbone – – the mandible – and the temporal bone of the skull. The TMJ is responsible for jaw movement and is the most used joint in the body. The TMJ is essentially the articulation between the condyle of the mandible and […]

Ear Pain Due to TMJ (Jaw Joint) Disorders

The temporomandibular joint or TMJ is the joint that allows jaw movement to occur. It is located immediately in front of the ear canal shown by the green arrow. Both the ear canal and TMJ share a common boney wall and as such, TMJ disorders can often cause significant ear pain leading some patients to […]