A 46-year-old member asked:
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who should i see to fix a dislocated jaw?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Oral Surgeon: Or go to the emergency room and have one of the er physicians treat you.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016
Dr. David May
Dr. David May answered
30 years experience Dentistry
OMF Surgeon: Oral and maxilofacial surgeon. They can deal with surgery if necessary. I can forward the name of a good group of surgeons in la.
Answered on May 18, 2016
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Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Oral surgeon: Oral Surgeon. ASAP.
Answered on Mar 25, 2015

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