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Should I talk to my doctor about my temporomandibular disorder symptoms?

Yes, especially if are experiencing pain, which is a primary symptom of many temporomandibular disorders. You should see a doctor so that a diagnosis can be made and the source of the pain can be addressed. Additionally, TMD may be caused by an underlying physical issue, like arthritis or jaw dislocation. Discussing the issue with your doctor will help lead to a diagnosis and treatment plan.

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