The lower jaw’s (mandible’s) joint with the temporal bone of your skull is known as the temporomandibular joint, or TMJ. Chewing is one of the several jaw movements controlled by this joint. You might have temporamandibular dysfunction, or TMD, if the chewing muscles or the joint itself are giving you pain. Stress, persistent jaw clenching, or teeth grinding can all lead to TMD.
The following are a few signs of TMD: