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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mikel Newman
Dentistry 9 years experience
Disk problem: As your jaw opens the bone slides along with the disk in the socket. If end of the bone and disk are out of sync then it can cause your jaw to get st... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
Dentistry 45 years experience
Displaced disk: Your jaw may be locked, which means that the articular disk that joins the upper and lower jaws (maxilla and mandible, ) may be out of place. It may ... Read More

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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aleks Radovic
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If your are: seeking cosmetic assistance, you can try a dermal filler to help define your jawline better, or look into plastic surgery. Please discuss these option... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 27 years experience
TMJ: This could be an issue with the temporomandibular joint (tmj). If you just hear a sound while chewing... That is the movement of the condyle of the ja... Read More
Dr. Duane Keller
Dentistry 45 years experience
Possible dislocation: A joint that click or cracks may be dislocated or have some other problem within the joint. If you can open and it clicks and then bite on your front... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein
Cosmetic Dentistry 33 years experience
See a specialist.: You have a problem with the jaw joint(s) commonly called tmj. The best thing to do is see a dentist specially trained to treat this type of problem. M... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Scuba
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 25 years experience
Locking jaw: The joint itself is very mobile and the disk in the joint is very mobile as well. The disk is often out of proper position, as the disk attachments ma... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 26 years experience
Chin reduction: Well, it depends how bad you want it. Also, depends if you have any functional deficit.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Duane Keller
Dentistry 45 years experience
Jaws grpw: You jaw will continue to grow until the age of 12 to 15, but sometimes it may grow slightly longer. The growth should be symmetrical and there should... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 40 years experience
Need more Info: Anatomy (what is there) dictates what might be the problem. Jaw bone? Teeth? Muscles? Tmj? Gland? How long ago did it start? Previous trauma? ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roberto Saez
Specializes in Internal Medicine
No: The size of your jaw is what it will be based on your genetics, eating exercises your jaw would really not recommend anything unusual as it may damage... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Open and rock: This is due to dysfunction of the temporal mandibular joint just below the ear. The cartilage catches on the other side of the joint and clicks as the... Read More

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