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tmj temporomandibular joint disorders

A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
25 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
TMJ : Clicking, opening or closing difficulty, pain.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Bates
35 years experience in 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 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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
37 years experience in Orthodontics
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