What Is the Purpose of a Temporomandibular Joint?

Have you ever wondered what the purpose of a temporomandibular joint is? A temporomandibular joint, also called a TMJ, is the joint in your jawbone that is responsible for healthy eating, chewing, and moving your jaw up and down. Without your TMJ, chewing food would be much more difficult. If your TMJs become damaged, they must be properly cared for.... read more »