Why does my jaw make a clicking noise?

Dra. Adaia Valls

Why does my jaw make a clicking noise?

Each of us has two temporo-mandibular joints that lie just in front of the small prominence (tragus) of the ears, and which work in synchrony. The temporomandibular joint is the only mobile articulation of the head, and articulates the mandible with the temporal bone of the head (the lower medial lateral area of ​​the skull)....

Head and neck tumors and their relationship with HPV

Classically, the risk factors associated with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (CECC) have been the consumption of tobacco and alcohol, however, studies developed in the US and in northern European countries have detected a decrease in the incidence of carcinomas associated to tobacco and alcohol and an increase in the incidence of...

What is the parotid gland?

Parotid glands are one of the three main types of salivary glands in the body, and they are located on the sides of the face, just in front of the ear. These glands (together with the sublingual and submaxillary glands) play a very important role: the creation of saliva, which in turn helps digestion, lubricates...

Ser diferente: responsabilidad médica y educación social

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