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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Media Najafi
21 years experience Dentistry
Treat fast: Time is of essence. Early treatment and fast treatment is a must. See a TMJ specialist or an oral surgeon asap!
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Depends on symptoms: It depends on what your symptoms are and how much it bothers you. If you have no pain, or limitation of opening - no treatment indicated. If you are h ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Usually: It would be unusual for a person to seek treatment for an assymptomatic temporomandibular joint.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Skidmore
13 years experience Dentistry
Start at the Dentist: Start by seeing your dentist. Many dentists are able to treat TMJ symptoms and if not they can provide you with a referral. Treatment can include a ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Birnbach
47 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
TMJ: Tmj ( or tmd) has multiple signs and symptoms. Without knowing more, here are some simple self help suggestions. Don't chew gum. Avoid hard crunchy fo ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Duane Keller
44 years experience Dentistry
Find the causes: A balance exists between how your teeth fit together, how the muscles move the lower jaw to the upper jaw, how the joints function and how the upper q ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
21 years experience Dentistry
Night gaurd: Get a professionally done hard upper night gaurd custom made by a dentist. And lower your stress level. If that doesnt work get a referral to a specia ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Van Stralen
36 years experience Dentistry
You mean TMD?: Temporal mandibular joint dysfunction is often a life long condition that may or may not be progressive depending on factors unique to the individual. ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
37 years experience Dentistry
Need complete workup: Many patients have clicking and deviation of the TMJ and do nothing about it. In order to be properly evaluated, have radiographs taken of the condyle ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dinhofer
40 years experience Radiology
Know the cause: Before your start any treatment, make sure you know the cause. Mri, when done properly, is an excellent tool for diagnosing TMJ disease. This is a ... Read More
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