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Can dentures cause joint and jaw problems?

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Joined: 2012-05-16

Excessive tooth wear, combined with a shortening of the ridges, may upset the natural mechanism of the jaw. In extreme cases this may lead to temporomandibular disorder. TMJ is characterized by pain in the jaw, neck, head and/or shoulders.