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should i get surgery for tmj? the pain has gotten worse lately, but it’s still not usually too terrible. i’ve heard that sometimes surgery can cause worse problems than the tmj.

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Dr. Andrew Lutzker
35 years experience Dentistry
Surgery : Surgery would be my treatment of last resort. A night guard or other occlusal appliance, stress relief, medication to relax muscles are better treatment options.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
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