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My Jaw Feel Weak
The other day I had a strange feeling in my jaw, every since I have pain in one said and I can't put my teeth together, I feel like teeth are to left?
Classic TMJ/TMD: It appears that you have, what is called "closed locking" of the jaw- a common symptom of TMJ/TMD, where there is an articular disk that has been displaced/dislocated forward. This often results in your teeth not touching correctly and other symptoms. Obviously, cannot say for sure, but I would get to a TMJ specialist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it possible to have my whole jaw built up in a chin augmentation? My chin and jaw are both very small and weak--can both be built up at the same time when i get chin augmentation?
There : There are many different types of lower jaw implants available. There are extended anatomic shaped chin implants that can give a more squared appearance of the chin region. If the sides of the jawline are weak as well, there are implants that can be placed in this region as well (gonial angle). You may be a better candidate for mandibular advancement surgery in which the bone of the mandible is advanced forward. Consult a plastic surgeon or oral surgeon experienced in these procedures. Best of luck to you. www.natureredefined.com. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My jaw has been locked for 58 hours! I cannot eat drink or take medications! I feel so weak everything hurts! Will I be okay, what do I do?
What plastic surgery is best to correct a weak jaw line, I am young and not fat, but I have no jaw contours.
Implants/fillers: A small mandible (jaw bone) can be safely and permanently treated with chin and angle of jaw implants. Chin is by far the most common and very satisfying to my patients. Some patients like to "try it on" and fillers (juvederm and radiesse) are great temporary solution. I prefer to utilize computer imaging prior to any treatment to allow my patients to visualize realistic goals before committing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers