13 doctors weighed in:
Tmj arthroscopy surgery possible?
13 doctors weighed in

Dr. Wayne Roccia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
10 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Tmj arthroscopy is possible in the hands of a trained and skilled surgeon.
Debate continues as to the long term success of such surgery versus other similar procedures, so make sure to discuss all options with your surgeon.

In brief: Yes
Tmj arthroscopy is possible in the hands of a trained and skilled surgeon.
Debate continues as to the long term success of such surgery versus other similar procedures, so make sure to discuss all options with your surgeon.
Dr. Wayne Roccia
Dr. Wayne Roccia
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Very successful
TMJ arthroscopic surgery is very successful in appropriately selected cases.

In brief: Very successful
TMJ arthroscopic surgery is very successful in appropriately selected cases.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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Dr. Gary Lederman
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Very risky
This type of surgery is possible, but it's long term success or benefitis unclear. These are very demanding, highly invasive procedures, that are aimed at fixing damage.
But without identifying and managing how those structures became damaged, the opportunity for long term success is limited. I prefer to exhaust all non invasive options first.

In brief: Very risky
This type of surgery is possible, but it's long term success or benefitis unclear. These are very demanding, highly invasive procedures, that are aimed at fixing damage.
But without identifying and managing how those structures became damaged, the opportunity for long term success is limited. I prefer to exhaust all non invasive options first.
Dr. Gary Lederman
Dr. Gary Lederman
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Please read literature before describing a procedure as "risky". You comment demonstrates bias without logic.
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