A 26-year-old male asked:
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can tmj cause pain and muscle tension around the temples, occiput and eyes? been having pain there for 3 weeks now and, jaw started clicking last week

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Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
TMJ: Hello. Yes TMJ can specifically cause these symptoms. See your dentist who may be able to initiate treatment.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
44 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Tmj/tmd has many symptoms, but your issues should be evaluated because it could just be tmd/tmj, or possibly from another trigger or both.
Answered on Jan 28, 2014
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
TMJ: Yes, TMJ problem. See TMJ expert. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals.
Answered on Mar 21, 2015

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