disorder is very complicated. It can gives you variety of symptoms. Before proceeding to any treatment it is necessary that your problem is diagnosed properly and the main cause of Tmj should be find out. Long running tmd
have some damage in the joint and disc. Lock jaw
is caused by your disc in the joint is not functioning properly with the joint bone during jaw movement. Tmj treatment is done in 2-3 phases ,depending upon your present condition. First phase is hard splint therapy for few months, after your pain and lock jaw is solved then in second and third phase according to the case some Ortho
, prostho or occlusal correction is done.
So first get your case properly diagnosed.