PAIN ON CHEWING

Temporomandibular joint is responsible for the movement of lower jaw to do activities like chewing, yawning, talking etc. In case of TMD, patient complains of pain or difficulty while chewing or biting. The pain is usually described as a dull ache in the joint that occurs from time to time after chewing the food. In some cases, patient also complains that they feel like “grating” while chewing.