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What is using glucosamine for tmj?

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Dr. Ronald Konig
Dentistry - Cosmetic
3 doctors agree

In brief: TMJ

Glucosamine is a vitamin that is sometimes used to help try and prevent joint problems, not just the tmj joints.
There is usually no harm in trying this. However, if you have a disc problem it may not help. There are a lot of references online that you can read up on for this. Hope this helps.

In brief: TMJ

Glucosamine is a vitamin that is sometimes used to help try and prevent joint problems, not just the tmj joints.
There is usually no harm in trying this. However, if you have a disc problem it may not help. There are a lot of references online that you can read up on for this. Hope this helps.
Dr. Ronald Konig
Dr. Ronald Konig
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Questionable

I realize that a common joint formula is chondroitin and glucosamine sulfate.
Tmj/tmd is often a combination of joint, muscle and the teeth not functioning correctly. Supplements may help, but i would not rely upon them for a lot of relief.

In brief: Questionable

I realize that a common joint formula is chondroitin and glucosamine sulfate.
Tmj/tmd is often a combination of joint, muscle and the teeth not functioning correctly. Supplements may help, but i would not rely upon them for a lot of relief.
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management

In brief: Diagnosis is first

Temporo-mandibular disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain.
Proper diagnosis is the key for the successful treatment. See an orofacial pain practitioner for a consultation and management.

In brief: Diagnosis is first

Temporo-mandibular disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain.
Proper diagnosis is the key for the successful treatment. See an orofacial pain practitioner for a consultation and management.
Dr. Paul Grin
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Can help

Glucosamine has been shown to help with TMJ symptoms more that ibuprofen.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11409130.

In brief: Can help

Glucosamine has been shown to help with TMJ symptoms more that ibuprofen.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11409130.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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