A 35-year-old member asked:
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dislocated jaw: what can be done?

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Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
See your dentist NOW: See your dentist or better yet an oral surgeon to relocate it.
Answered on Mar 25, 2015
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Oral surgeon: See oral surgeon. ASAP.
Answered on Mar 25, 2015

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: You can sometimes dislocate your jaw by opening too widely. The mandibular condyle(s) can translate or move beyond the articular eminence in front of ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pain: You would have intense pain on the side of the dislocation and have difficulty in executing all activities that require the jaw to move such as speak ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Med eval: It usually requires x-rays (plus medical hx ; physical exam) to correctly diagnose a fracture.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kraig Stetzer
20 years experience Dentistry
Go to ER: Can be a serious problem. If it is truly dislocated, seek treatment immediately as there could also be damage to the jaw or TMJ itself.

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