A 32-year-old member asked:
what condition is normally mistaken for tmj?
4 doctor answers • 9 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 45 years experience
Many: Tmj/tmd is often suspected to cause ear problems (pain, ringing, roaring, grating;) headaches, facial and neck pain, etc. Often dentists and tmj/tmd specialists are the last to be seen after other professions attempt to heal.
Prosthodontics 37 years experience
Several: Temporal arteritis, tic de lorouix and certain other facial pain maladies. Seek the care of a dentist who has trained in facial pain.
Dentistry 20 years experience
Diagnosis: There are many things that can be mistaken for TMJ such as postural issues, facial pain, nerve disorders, cysts, infections. The list could go on. Make sure you see your doctor to get properly diagnosed.
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
Ear problems: Ear problems. Ear symptoms like stuffy or plugged ear, ear ringing, ear pain, are all symptoms that TMJ may have.
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