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Why does my jaw make clicking noises?

Why does my jaw make clicking noises?

Displaced disc: Almost always a displaced disc in your jaw joint (tmj). If it is painless and your oral opening is normal - no treatment indicated or needed. ...Read more

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Why does my jaw make a loud noise when I chew?

Why does my jaw make a loud noise when I chew?

TMJ disfunction: Tmj means temporomandibular joint disfunction can produced pain in the jaw , furthermore with is associated to pain in the joint and bruxism( grinding teeth at night) may produced pain and headaches and trismmus. The initial part of the TMJ dysfunction is jaw noises , i will get check it. ...Read more

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My jaw makes a popping noise when I chew. Is this serious?

My jaw makes a popping noise when I chew. Is this serious?

Evaluation: You may need to have this evaluated by a dentist or ENT. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my jaw makes a popping noise when I chew.?

What do you suggest if my jaw makes a popping noise when I chew.?

TMJ PROBLEMS: This is probably from your temporal mandibular joint also known as your TMJ. It can become inflamed and irritated and cause a snapping or popping sound while chewing. If painful make an appointment to see a dentist or other medical professional that specializes in TMJ treatments. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me why it'sthat every time i bite down my jaw makes a popping noise?

Can you please tell me why it'sthat every time i bite down my jaw makes a popping noise?

Visit a dentist: While you may not be in pain now, it would be smart to have an evaluation for the cause of the popping and possible tyreatment. ...Read more

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When I have my mouth wide open at the dentist the left hand side of my jaw makes small crunching noises is this normal?

When I have my mouth wide open at the dentist the left hand side of my jaw makes small crunching noises is this normal?

Disc derangement: With reduction. Displacement of the disc mostly in an anterior or anteromedial position upon closing and return of the disc to a more normal position on opening characterizes disc displacement with reduction. Patients will usually experience a "click" on opening. It is normal if there is no pain or discomfort. If concerned, see orofacial pain specialist. ...Read more

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My jaw sometimes makes a crackling noise on the right side of my jaw, similar to the sound of Pop Rocks candy. Weird, I know, but should I be worried?

TMJ: There are many possible causes, and these include TMJ inflammation. More information is needed, and if you would like to schedule a virtual consult, more details can be obtained. ...Read more

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What causes jaw to lock up?

What causes jaw to lock up?

Displaced disk: Your jaw may be locked, which means that the articular disk that joins the upper and lower jaws (maxilla and mandible, ) may be out of place. It may be displaced forward and does not allow the mandible to get back to its comfortable position and the lower teeth therefore do not come together. ...Read more

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