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A 33-year-old member asked:

I hear a creaking sound in my left jaw whenever i open wide?

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Dr. John Cheng
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Joint: It is the temporal mandibular joint that can get inflamed or tight from biting down too hard on food or grinding your teeth at night that places it out of alignment that may be giving you the clicking sensation .If it starts to hurt you should have that evaluated.
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Last updated Jul 11, 2020

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