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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Start by....: Start by seeing and consulting with your local general dentist. He\she will evaluate your dental problems and refer you, if necessary, to someone with ... Read More
Dr. Robert Brodsky
58 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist: Get it checked out. The possibilities are almost infinite.
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
TMJ, Tooth, MI: At your age, make sure you're not having heart problems if left sided jaw pain. Then see dentist. If dental problem, treat. If jaw joint (TMJ) problem ... Read More

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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
?bad tooth: Either you have temparomandibular joint arthralgia or problem with your teeth alignment. Best to get it checked with a dentist first then follow his a ... Read More
Dr. Bernstein Joel
60 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
TMD: It sounds like you have a jaw joint problem. The general diagnosis is tmd or temporo-mandibular disorder. This problem consists of a variety of diso ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
29 years experience Family Medicine
See an orthodontist: Before you make the decision on how to correct your bite, i would consult an orthodontist (if you haven't done so already). Many bite problems can be ... Read More
Dr. Santiago Roldan
20 years experience Dentistry
NOT YET..: The right specialist to see first is an orthodontist. Your problem may be very well solved by just wearing braces with some extractions, etc. If not, ... Read More
Dr. Hetesh Ranchod -- Dr. Ranch
26 years experience Dentistry
Not enough Info.: This is a very complex situation that requires an examination by a dentist and even likely an orthodontist. Rely on your doctors advice, get a second ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Teig
Dr. Joel Teig answered
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Soft foods and heat: The pain that occurred while eating sounds like an inflammation or spasm of the jaw muscles. Simply, stay with soft foods and liquids. In addition u ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
TMJoint issue: This usually results from an internal problem with your jaw joint(s). See your dentist for an evaluation and discussion of how to treat\prevent\manage ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Subluxation of jaw: She may have a subluxation of her lower jaw. Have her seen by an orthontist or oral surgeon for evaluation and treatment.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Dental problem: I am sorry to hear that but unfortunately we cannot diagnose or treat you over the internet. The problem could be caused by so many different problems ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Call your surgeon: Call your surgeon. He\she knows you best, the procedures performed and is responsible for your aftercare. It's always best to limit pain medication as ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
No: That's definitely not a sign of tetanus. A sign of tetanus is that you get extremely sick, go to the hospital, and maybe die. An occasional uncomfor ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See doctor: This may be from an enlarged lymph gland but needs to be looked at by your doctor just to be sure that it is not something more serious.

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