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Irina Deresh, DMD | What Is TMJ? in Brookline


Dr. Irina Deresh, DMD



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What Is TMJ?

What  is  TMJ


The Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) - the joint that connects the lower jaw to the skull - has many components. For our purposes, the main components are:


  1. Condyle

  2. The Fossa (Skull)

  3. Disc (Separates the Lower Jaw from the Skull)

  4. Muscles that make your jaw move

Gray's Anatomy. FIG. 176-Mandible. Outer surface. Side view.

Irina Deresh, DMD in Brookline MA
Brookline Dentist | What Is TMJ?. Irina Deresh is a Brookline Dentist.