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Jaw Exercises For Clicking Jaw
My symptoms are jaw joint pain, jaw clicking, dizziness, grinding, chewing difficulties, neck pain and limited mouth opening. What could it be?
TMJ disorder : What you are describing is classic for TMJ - a inflammation of your jaw hinge joint. Start with ibuprofen, avoid hard foods, avoid chewing gum, apply warm compress, and get into to see your dentist. It can be made significantly worse by night time teeth grinding. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Disc in TMJ dislocated after dentist inject too near jaw muscle. Face, jaw, teeth, ear pain. Been 8 weeks. Baclofen, Nsaid, jaw exercise. Not better.
Jaw pain : Have you followed up with the dentist yet? If not I suggest you do. ...Read more
Very possibly: If your jaw is misaligned, and you have TMJ problems, then surgery to correct the misalignment, or orthognathic surgery, may very well help your TMJ symptoms. Our goal in treatment is to relieve pain and restore nomad function. If the jaws don't function properly because they don't line up with each other, then orthognathic surgery can be curative. Often times, jaw misalignment can cause TMJ probs. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Jaw clicking popping, occasionally teeth don't align and painful. Pain travels lower angle of jaw into chin. Sharp pain throughout day. TMJ disorder?
Jaw deviation TMJ: Likely a TMj problem. When one TMJ is involved, the jaw will often deviate to that side. See a TMJ expert. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Jaw Click: That sounds possibly like TMJ (temperomandibular joint) syndrome. It's an inflammation of the muscles/ tendons of the area of the jaw. Best treatment is conservative. Avoid eating ice or hard, chewy foods and take an NSAID ( like aleve/motrin) with food if it hurts. If the problem persists, you might need to be prescribed a muscle relaxant or have to use a mouth guard ( to limit teeth grinding). ...Read more
Tmj c spine issues. Clicking left TMJ and neck without doing really anything.No big TMJ pain now, just clicking.Do stretches strengthening exercises. Mri 12/2012 shows cervical damage, but not on tmj.
If you have : Severe clinching it can exacerbate neck problems. Medically, Clonazepam at night can help decrease this reflex, it's also known as bruxism and should be addressed in light of neck pain, devices can be helpful but in combination with med can give best result in my opinion, look up bruxism, bring info to doctor, good luck. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
What is it? I have jaw pain, clicking or popping sound from jaw, misaligned teeth (overbite, underbite, or crossbite) and difficulty talking. The foll
Medical attention: Signs and symptoms of TMJ disorder may include: Pain and ache in the jaw Facial pain Locking of the jaw in open or closed position Ache around the ears Difficulty chewing or discomfort during chewing General advise is to avoid hard, chewy food but if the tenderness is persistent or if jaw can not be opened or closed completely to seek medical attention from a doctor or dentist. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Great!: An oral orthotic (spint/night guard), designed correctly for the correct problem, can be very helpful. The etiology (cause) of the problem also needs to be addressed. Parafunctional habits like clenching, grinding, gum chewing, biting finger nails, chewing ice? Arthritis? Past trauma? ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
TMJ diagnosis can it caused ear pain when swallowing? Sore under ear, temple, front neck muscle and ear pain when eating & swallowing. Jaw clicks too. :(
TMJ: These are all symptoms of TMJ dysfunction. Most TMJ dysfunction is caused by bruxism (chronic teeth grinding and/or clenching), or a bad bite. Make an appointment with your dentist or a dentist who treats TMJ dysfunction for an examination. You might also want to see an ENT specialist to rule out any ear or head and neck infections. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
Yes: The clicking noise is made when you open or close your mandible, the noise come because the disk that covers the mandibular condyle is slipping off or if it s squeezed while the mandible is moving. This is not a normal condition of your joints. If you have pain you need to seek help and in general an occlusal guard professionally made can do the trick. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Temple is sore like a bruise but no mark. Ear pain, jaw clicking, pain under jaw bone to chin. Doc says TMD. Motrin doesn't help. TMJ cause this pain?
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