How does a crunch in the jaw joint appear?
Depending on the causes, the sounds in the jaw joint may vary slightly. It can be crunching, creaking, popping, clicking, crackling, etc. All these options are not the norm and need diagnosis and treatment.
Most often, a crunch in the jaw joint appears when chewing, opening / closing the mouth, yawning. The sound can be loud, and leads to a decrease in the quality of life, avoidance of public places and companies.
A crunch in the jaw may be accompanied by pain, limited mouth opening, tinnitus (noise in ears), and other symptoms.
The problem is common, according to statistics, 20-30% of the adult population of the planet suffer from any symptoms.