A Dental Temporomandibular Joint Claim The (TMJ) is the joint is the area in front of the ear, where the lower jaw hinges onto the base of the skull. This can sometimes “click”. There are specialist dentists who concentrate upon diagnosis and treatment of TMJ problems.
TMJ cases surround a failure to properly treatment plan or a failure to obtain valid consent to treatment. There are a number of cases in which surgical intervention was carried out to the TMJ but was not necessary giving rise to a valid dental claim.