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A 19-year-old female asked:

After my wisdom teeth removal i got tmj should i go back to the oral surgeon or go to a regular dentist?

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Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Synanswered
Dentistry 38 years experience
The Oral Surgeon: Some oral surgeons treat TMJ but in any event they need to be included in the team that treats you. You can also let your regular dentist know and he should be able to help with your symptoms. It is not uncommon to have some short term TMJ problems after difficult extractions and they are usually successfully treated.

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Last updated Sep 22, 2015

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