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Has anyone ever had a lavage done on their jaw?
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
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In brief: TMJ
A TMJ surgical procedure, TMJ arthroscopy with lysis and lavage is a recognized procedure for TMJ disorders.
Another procedure, arthrocentesis, also lavages the jaw joint. Both good when indicated. Ask oral surgeon for advice. Ask a more complete question for a more complete answer.

In brief: TMJ
A TMJ surgical procedure, TMJ arthroscopy with lysis and lavage is a recognized procedure for TMJ disorders.
Another procedure, arthrocentesis, also lavages the jaw joint. Both good when indicated. Ask oral surgeon for advice. Ask a more complete question for a more complete answer.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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Dr. James Sidman
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric
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In brief: For trauma
When the jaw is fractured, or infected, the surgeon may perform lavage to wash out infection.

In brief: For trauma
When the jaw is fractured, or infected, the surgeon may perform lavage to wash out infection.
Dr. James Sidman
Dr. James Sidman
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