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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
TMJ Surgery: TMJoint surgery should should only be considered after all other conservative treatment by well known and recognized experienced TMJ specialists has b ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
45 years experience Dentistry
Last resort: Many oral surgeons will not perform TMJ surgery because of the inherent risks and proximity of the nerves, blood vessels, etc. Unless it is trauma re ... Read More
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Regional Expert: The surgeon should be in your area. Too hard for follow up care from a long distance. Best bet is to see someone on the oral surgery faculty of the cl ... Read More

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Dr. Kyle Shank
13 years experience Dentistry
Oral surgeons?: Look up an oral surgeon. If they don't do the procedure, an oral surgeon would be able to point you in the right direction.
Dr. John Van der Werff
39 years experience Dentistry
Also: You might consider looking under www.Aaop.Org or www.Aacfp.Org. Most dentists who practice the diagnose and treatment of tmd are in one or both of th ... Read More
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
First..........: In my opinion, and many other well respected dentists, TMJ surgery should only be considered after all other more conventional and conservative approa ... Read More
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Dr. Park Firebaugh
36 years experience Dentistry
Need surgeon?: Do you specifically need a surgeon or just someone who can help with TMJ pain? Surgical correction of TMJ issues is rarely done and the outcome isn't ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Some suggestions : I agree with the comments made by dr. Firebaugh. In my opinion, TMJ surgery should only be considered as a last resort when all other treatment modal ... Read More
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Dr. Kenneth Grossman
44 years experience Endodontics
Call dental society: I agree w my collegues that more than one opinion is needed before you have this done.If it is established that surgery is needed, call the local soci ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Elkind
39 years experience Dentistry
TMJ may be from bite: Tmj is a syndrome that presents with many symptoms, and may be cause by many factors. There are studies indicating that TMJ is due to and caused by bi ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fernando Juliao
30 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist: Find a dentist with tmj-treatment experience! he can treat to you in conjunction with working with your plastic surgeon.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Gottlieb
41 years experience Dentistry
Talk to your surgeon: Ask your surgeon when to do surgery. If you are not satisfied with the answers you get then seek a second opinion from another oral surgeon.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
39 years experience Dentistry
Could be any: See a dentist who can diagnose what is causing your symptoms. Look at www.Aaop.Org or www.Aacfp.Org for dentists in your area.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
11 years experience Dentistry
TMD: For most patients splint therapy along with reviewing habits that could be leading to this. Splint therapy a night guard. Some patients may need NSAID ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Behram Dalal
31 years experience Dentistry
Different surgeons: Will have different approaches. Best to research the doctors capabilities and go with whom you feel most comfortable. Discuss pros and cons extensiv ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
See an OFP: Orofacial Pain provides diagnosis and management of pain in the TMJ, head, face, mouth, as well as, associated headaches and neck pain. They are the e ... Read More

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