The temporomandibular joint connects the upper and low jaws, and any misalignment can result in pain in the joint. A dentist can discuss the treatment options for a misaligned jaw with you.Key takeaways:
Consistent pain when chewing or speaking could be a sign of a misaligned jaw.
A misaligned jaw can result in regular mouth breathing and an increased risk of cavities for your teeth due to a dry mouth.
Problems when speaking or pronouncing certain words can be another sign of a misaligned jaw.