A 34-year-old member asked:
What is the recovery like for tmj arthroscopy?
3 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 49 years experience
Good: just like any arthroscopy I do not believe you need to worry more then some temp soreness. Good luck
3.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 46 years experience
Pretty easy: Pretty easy if the procedure is successful. The surgeon will want you to keep your jaw moviing. soft diet for a while. And have appropriate surgical follow up.
3.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Pain Management 37 years experience
Speedy recovery: TMJ arthroscopy is a procedure that is a little more involved and invasive than a lavage. Recovery time from this surgery is several days to a week.
2.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Jun 30, 2015
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