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I'm having a TMJ arthroscopy next week. How can I prep for this?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
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In brief: TMJ arthroscopy

TMJ arthroscopy is a common surgical procedure that is performed on the TMJ using a camera to see inside TMJ and clean the joint.
The cut to insert the instrument into the joint space is small, so the resulting incision is usually less than 5-7mm and procedure is done under sedation.

In brief: TMJ arthroscopy

TMJ arthroscopy is a common surgical procedure that is performed on the TMJ using a camera to see inside TMJ and clean the joint.
The cut to insert the instrument into the joint space is small, so the resulting incision is usually less than 5-7mm and procedure is done under sedation.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Ask surgeon

Your surgeon should have given you VERY COMPLETE instructions.
If he does not have complete instructions written up, it suggests this is not a common operation in his practice. BEWARE!!

In brief: Ask surgeon

Your surgeon should have given you VERY COMPLETE instructions.
If he does not have complete instructions written up, it suggests this is not a common operation in his practice. BEWARE!!
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry

In brief: TMJ Arthroscopy

Your questions are best answered by the doctor performing the procedure.
If your doctor or his\her staff has not already done so, i'm sure if you called the office, they would be happy to discuss this with you.

In brief: TMJ Arthroscopy

Your questions are best answered by the doctor performing the procedure.
If your doctor or his\her staff has not already done so, i'm sure if you called the office, they would be happy to discuss this with you.
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dr. Gary Sandler
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