I've got to get my wisdom teeth pulled, then have jaw allignment surgery! I'm terrified, any advice?

Talk to your surgeon. Any surgical procedure can be scary. Talk to your surgeon and his staff who will be working with you on your surgeries. They should be able to address any concerns and provide you with information about your concerns to help you feel more comfortable about your upcoming surgeries. You can also go to myoms.Org, a website with information on your procedures.

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Jaw pain/headaches for 5 months. I've gotten meds and they didn't help. I am getting my wisdom teeth pulled hoping that will help. If not, what next?

Jaw pain. See a dentist for a bite plate (mouth guard) to wear at night. A lot of times these symptoms are caused by grinding your teeth at night; if so, this will help. The condition is called temporo-mandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome. Read more...
Maybe TMJ. Jaw pain and headaches can be due to temporomandibular (TMJ) dysfunction especially if you grind your teeth or clench your jaw at night. Improper teeth alignment can also cause tension to the jaw. See an ENT doctor if the wisdom teeth extraction doesn't help. Read more...
TMJ. If the wisdom teeth removal doesn't fix the problem, have the tmj's examined by a dentist who treats many of these type of problems. Read more...
Ortho or prostho. 5 months is a long time to be in pain, I am sorry for you. Medication really masks the underlying cause, so is an inappropriate long term therapy. I really doubt that removal of wisdom teeth will help you, they could be causative in only very special circumstances. See an orthodontist/prosthodontist who are experts at diagnosing problems of occlusion. Without examination i can't tell you more. Read more...

What do you suggest if I had my wisdom teeth pulled almost a week ago but my jaw is really stiff and it hurts if I try to open it any help on ways ti relax it andstretch it?

Musle spasm. It is not abnormal to feel stiffness in the jaw one week after the wisdom teeth surgery.The muscles go in the spasm, &you may have pain &difficulty opening the mouth. Go back to your dentist or oral surgeon to check the healing after surgery.The stiffness will eventually go awy in few days.Excercise opening &closing your mouth to your tolerence.Keep your mouth immaculately clean. Read more...

Every time I open my mouth really wide my jaw pops. What's going on, it's kind of uncomfortable and has gotten worse since I got my wisdom teeth pulled out 4yrs ago

Disc displacement. There is a disc of cartilage in the joint space of the tmj. The popping sound signifies that the disc is out of place but "pops" back into position when you open your mouth. You should be evaluated by your dentist. Read more...
TMJ Dysfunction . You should see your dentist. You likely have TMJ dysfunction and the joint is likely inflamed and not functioning properly. Read more...
TMJDS is . The abbreviation for temporomandibular joing dysfuntion syndrome. The TMJ is the joint of the jaw. It has a fixed part - the skull and a movable part - the lower jaw. There is a cartilage disc between them. If the disc becomes displaced - there can be popping - which will lead to pain and problems if not treated. Find a specialist in TMJ treatment - you can e-mail me at dhschneid@gmail.Com. Read more...
Slipping disk. The pop is your disk snapping back in into place. Some partial disc derangement is manageable some are not. Need a TMJ MRI for best diagnosis. Read more...