TMJ Disorders, Joint Hypermobility Syndrome and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.

Ross A. Hauser, MD Often we will see patients who have been diagnosed with Hypermobile type Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (hEDS), hypermobility spectrum disorder (HSD), or general joint hypermobility (GJH). Some will have conflicting diagnoses and a confused understanding of their situation. Among their many loose and painful joint challenges are the problems with their jaw or their temporomandibular joint, (TMJ). Once symptoms have occurred or problems have developed during routine dental work, the diagnosis of temporomandibular disorders (TMD), is now confirmed and added to their sometimes long list of joint instability challenges. While many people with joint hypermobility TMD will have … Continue reading TMJ Disorders, Joint Hypermobility Syndrome and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.