A 51-year-old member asked:
When i chew, my jaw clicks and feels uncomfortable (not painful)?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 54 years experience
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 Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction commonly referred to as TMJ.
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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
TMJ/TMD: TMJ (jaw joint) problem. Complex problem. See TMJ specialist. 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. Rarely requires TMJ surgery.
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Last updated May 20, 2017
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