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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Bates
35 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Lots of ways!: Tmj syndrome is manifested by pain in the jaw, either the jaw muscles or the jaw joint, as well as jaw dysfunction, such as not being able to open you ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
50 years experience in Orthodontics
Pain and Dysfunction: A derangement of the TMJ that causes pain, inability to chew, open wide or otherwise function normally. This is called temporomandibular Joint Dysfunc ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hien Tran
Dr. Hien Tran answered
14 years experience in Pediatrics
Sometimes helpful: First see a dentist if u havent already. If no luck their u could try pt or chiropractor. They could sometimes help. Another option is a topical an ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fernando Juliao
29 years experience in Dentistry
Possible: Locking of your jaw, whether it is open or closed; may indicate a an problem with the architecture of your TMJ joint. You need to have this checked an ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Sheets
32 years experience in Dentistry
TMJ vs. Wisdom Pain: Tmj pain usually is a pain in front of the ear with popping and clicking. It can also cause headaches and muscle pain radiating from the lower jaw to ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience in Family Medicine
You need to: see an Oralfacial Pain Doctor. This is a Dentist that specializes in pain and treatment of conditions of the jaw and face. You didn't specify which ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Duane Keller
44 years experience in 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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Bates
35 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
AAOMS: There are many spurious websites out there with questionable information on temporomandibular disorders, or TMJ problems. For an authoritative, reputa ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
Dr. TED FEDER answered
39 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Early Stages: Before pain develops, understanding tmd helps. Do you grind at night? Prior trauma? Bad bite? Take care of the causes first. Parafunctional habit ... Read More
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