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My jaw hurts when I open my mouth wide?

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Dr. John Cheng
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Joint

It is the temporal mandibular joint that can get inflamed or tight from biting down too hard on food or grinding your teeth at night that places it out of alignment that may be giving you the clicking sensation .
If it starts to hurt you should have that evaluated.

In brief: Joint

It is the temporal mandibular joint that can get inflamed or tight from biting down too hard on food or grinding your teeth at night that places it out of alignment that may be giving you the clicking sensation .
If it starts to hurt you should have that evaluated.
Dr. John Cheng
Dr. John Cheng
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Probably TMJ

Probably a jaw joint (TMJ) disorder. Could be other things.
See an oral surgeon for assessment/treatment recommendations.

In brief: Probably TMJ

Probably a jaw joint (TMJ) disorder. Could be other things.
See an oral surgeon for assessment/treatment recommendations.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
Thank
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