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is headache a symptom of tmj (temporomandibular joint) disorders

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
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Likely not: While orthodontics can exacerbate an already existing (but perhaps asymptomatic) TMJ disorder, it should be a very short term reason. It has been show ... Read More
Dr. Duane Keller
45 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Orthodontic treatments to stable relationships can be part of the correction for TMJ problems. Orthodontics that place the joint in a compromised pos ... Read More
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Dr. Fernando Juliao
30 years experience Dentistry
Yes: This is an unfortunate but small risk, of having orthodontics as an adult.

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Callaghan
53 years experience Addiction Medicine
Go to your dentist.: Tmj are usually treated initially by dentists. Warm compresses sometimes help . The dentist will determine if there are poor alignments in the teeth ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
18 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Possible: It can change the look of your face but that is in severe cases. Severe TMJ can lead to resorption of the joint bone changing the angle of the lower ... Read More
Dr. James Bates
36 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Not generally, no.: Tmj disorders, or temporomandibular disorders, generally don't change the shape or appearance of the jaw unless advanced degenerative changes occur in ... Read More
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Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Rare: Rare. Almost never. If you do have a change, may be something more serious. See oral surgeon.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
TMJ\TMD: The term "tmj" stands for temporomandibular joint, and is the name of the two joints that connect your lower jaw to your skull. Many people suffer fr ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
26 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
TMJ : Clicking, opening or closing difficulty, pain.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Mokbel
42 years experience Dentistry
Yes: The clicking noise is made when you open or close your mandible, the noise come because the disk that covers the mandibular condyle is slipping off or ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Duane Keller
45 years experience Dentistry
Normal is comparison: A normal jaw movement is painless, noiseless, has full range of motion (at least 3 fingers between the teeth) that is a straight motion without deviat ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
41 years experience Dentistry
Jaw joint: Tmj stands for temporomandibular joint. It is the joint that connects the lower jaw to the base of the skull at two areas or joints. It sometimes refe ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Bates
36 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Good question!: Tmj is not one but many conditions known together as temporomandibular disorders. They range from problems with the muscles and the bite to internal d ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: In conjunction with ice or warm compresses.And a few days be patient.
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