A 48-year-old female asked:
can vertigo occur due to tmj dysfunction? sometimes at night i wake up with this symptom. i do already wear a mouth guard for clenching my teeth.
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Orthodontics 51 years experience
It's Possible : but other causes are more likely. See your ENT Physician for a diagnosis and treatment.
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Orthodontics 53 years experience
Yes but...: TMJ patients sometimes experience vertigo, but there are more common causes. Your problem may be ear or sinus related, see an ENT. It may be neurologic in origin, see a Neurologist. If cleared by both, then talk to your Dentist. A more in depth joint evaluation may be in order.
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Last updated Mar 10, 2017
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