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how can i fix a dislocated jaw?

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Dr. Ragan Faler
23 years experience Dentistry
Oral surgeon: See an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Have the TMJ examined and follow the doctors course of action.
Answered on Oct 12, 2017
Dr. Kini Tran
Dr. Kini Tran answered
17 years experience Dentistry
Go see an OS: You can first go see a dentist. He or she will examine you and see if you need to go see an oral surgeon.
Answered on Oct 12, 2017
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Dislocated Jaw: A broken jaw is a fracture in the jaw bone. A dislocated jaw means the lower part of the jaw has moved out of its normal position at one or both joints where the jaw approximates the skull. Both conditions are best treated by a qualified physician or oral surgeon.
Answered on Oct 12, 2017
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Oral surgeon: See oral surgeon ASAP.
Answered on Oct 12, 2017

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