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A 28-year-old male asked:

jaw is stiff and pops when opening. facial muscle feel tense i have headaches that start at jaw. sometimes feel dizzy. lots of stres and anxiety. tmj?

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Dr. Louis Gallia
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
Yes: Yes. TMJ. See a TMJ-orofacial pain expert to help evaluate and treat your problem. A TMJ-oro-facial pain expert can be general dentist, an oral surgeon, prosthodontist, orofacial pain specialist. Ask your physician, dentist or dental society for a recommendation.
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Anxiety: TMJ problems can be quite painful, and can be associated with anxiety and stress or other mood problems the problem can be in the joint or in the muscle or in the neck, can also be from headaches treatment of TMJ problems requires combined approach including education and self care, physiotherapy, medication and treatment of psychological issues Dentist assessment is a good starting point

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