What is TMD?
TMD stands for temporomandibular joint disorder, which refers to a number of different issues that can cause issues with your temporomandibular joint (TMJ).TMD refers to all the conditions that may affect the functionality of the joint. .
How long can TMD last?
Acute TMJ symptoms and signs may last anywhere from a few days to a few weeks and then disappear after the injury or cause of discomfort has resolved. For a chronic TMJ condition, the symptoms can be ongoing with episodes of sharp and/or dull pain that occur over an extended period of time (months to years).