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what causes jaw dislocations?

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Dr. Charles Kattuah
22 years experience Dentistry
Many reasons: A malocclusion, opening too wide, grinding your teeth, chewing too much gum, having oral surgery done can cause dislocation of the tmj. Any one or more of the above situations will do it. These are the most common causes, there are plenty of others.
Answered on Apr 8, 2013
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