If any of these symptoms sound familiar, you may have some experience with temporomandibular joint dysfunction, or TMJ. The list of TMJ symptoms can vary widely in range and severity. Self-Care TreatmentsIf your TMJ symptoms are mild and/or intermittent, it may be possible to self-manage your treatment. These treatments include:orthodonticscrown and bridge workocclusal adjustment (grinding down teeth)orthoticssurgical proceduresartificial implantsTo learn more about TMJ, check out this brochure on TMJ disorders from the National Institutes of Health. Sources:National Institutes of Health: TMJ DisordersDynamic Chiropractic: Evaluating the TMJ: Imaging and Diagnostic ConsiderationsHealthline: How to Find Relief with TMJ MassageInternational Journal of Dentistry: Prevalence of TMJ Disorders among the Patients Attending the Dental Clinic of Ajman University of Science and Technology–Fujairah Campus, UAEColgate: Can a Chiropractor Alleviate TMD Symptoms?