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Advice needed, please help. I have difficulty opening mouth enough for dental work. What can I take ?

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Dr. Peter Karsant
Dentistry
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In brief: Is it anxiety or TMJ

If it is anxiety i agree with the other responses however, if you are not anxious and you simply cannot open then i would recommend seeing a dentist who is known for treating tmj.
There are some simple exercises you can do but you must do them and you will be able to open wider with out meds.

In brief: Is it anxiety or TMJ

If it is anxiety i agree with the other responses however, if you are not anxious and you simply cannot open then i would recommend seeing a dentist who is known for treating tmj.
There are some simple exercises you can do but you must do them and you will be able to open wider with out meds.
Dr. Peter Karsant
Dr. Peter Karsant
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Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
General Practice

In brief: Antianxiety meds

Perhaps an anti-anxiety drug or a muscle relaxer could help.
Your dentist can help you find the right medication to help you.

In brief: Antianxiety meds

Perhaps an anti-anxiety drug or a muscle relaxer could help.
Your dentist can help you find the right medication to help you.
Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
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