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If the ligaments around your joints are loose, TMJ dislocation can occur recurrently. To prevent dislocation of the TMJ, your dentist may recommend that you limit the range of motion of your jaws and not open your mouth wide.
Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is any problems occurring in your jaw and the muscles in your face that controls it. Pain or tenderness in your face, jaw joint area, neck and shoulders, and in or around the ear is the classic symptom.
Consult a doctor immediately if you feel your TMJ is dislocated.