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Temporomandibular joint pressure, tightness. Can it be a sign of any internal problems?
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Dr. Maryam Chiani
Dentistry
3 doctors agree
In brief: Could be
Tmj problems can be dental related or arise from degenerative joint problem. You will needd to start with your dentist to rule out the dental problem first before anything else.

In brief: Could be
Tmj problems can be dental related or arise from degenerative joint problem. You will needd to start with your dentist to rule out the dental problem first before anything else.
Dr. Maryam Chiani
Dr. Maryam Chiani
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Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Doubtlul
You seem to be descibing TMJ syndrome.
Certainly, the jaws can be involved in diseases such as RA but most likely it is not associated with any internal problems.

In brief: Doubtlul
You seem to be descibing TMJ syndrome.
Certainly, the jaws can be involved in diseases such as RA but most likely it is not associated with any internal problems.
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
In brief: Yes
Yes. Can signify a problem within the joint.
sometimes the problem is mostly outside the joint due to clench/grind teeth. See 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.

In brief: Yes
Yes. Can signify a problem within the joint.
sometimes the problem is mostly outside the joint due to clench/grind teeth. See 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.
Dr. Louis Gallia
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