A 19-year-old female asked:
anything besides eating soft foods that can be done for tmj after wisdom teeth removal? it has been 2 months of pain& that's the only suggestion i got
2 doctor answers
Dr. Jerry Brown answered
52 years experience Prosthodontics
TMJ Treatment: Good day Yetunde; There are a variety of factors that cause individuals to exhibit TMJ discomfort.The occlusion (bite) may need adjustment. Stress might cause the muscles connected to the joint to be sore and "hurt". A comprehensive examination of a patient's TMJ; concluding in a diagnosis and treatment plan. Oral home exercises, medication and appliance therapy improve patient's comfort.
Answered on Oct 6, 2015
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
See OFP specialist: The Orofacial Pain specialists provide diagnosis and treatment of Jaw popping, pain in the head, temple, face and TMJ. They are the experts in TMJ after wisdom teeth removal and chronic TMJ. See OFP specialist near you.
Answered on Aug 25, 2018
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