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Good day. I had 2 TMJ arthoscopies. Diagnosed with anterior disc displacemnt without reduction.Now I have joint locks, clicks, pain?Is that noprmal?

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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Not normal

Not normal. If you still have unacceptable symptoms, you may need open TMJ surgery.
Talk to your surgeon.

In brief: Not normal

Not normal. If you still have unacceptable symptoms, you may need open TMJ surgery.
Talk to your surgeon.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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In brief: NO

Wow. Surgeries have provided entirely the desired results.
Time to get a second opinion before it gets even worse!

In brief: NO

Wow. Surgeries have provided entirely the desired results.
Time to get a second opinion before it gets even worse!
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
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Dr. Gary Lederman
Dentistry

In brief: Not normal

Your symptoms are expected with disc displacement, but the patient with a healthy joint does not experience these signs and symptoms.
Clicking also means the disc is moving, and it is alternately displaced and then recaptured. There is a good chance that your problem cane be solved with a properly designed dental, appliance called a neuromuscular orthosis, made by a specially trained dentist.

In brief: Not normal

Your symptoms are expected with disc displacement, but the patient with a healthy joint does not experience these signs and symptoms.
Clicking also means the disc is moving, and it is alternately displaced and then recaptured. There is a good chance that your problem cane be solved with a properly designed dental, appliance called a neuromuscular orthosis, made by a specially trained dentist.
Dr. Gary Lederman
Dr. Gary Lederman
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Dr. TED FEDER
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Not Working

You still describe a disc that is displaced.
This just means that the arthroscopy treatment is not working. Either the cause of your TMJ problem needs to be addressed, and/or another type of treatment attempted. Unfortunately, this could mean a TMJ "surgery".

In brief: Not Working

You still describe a disc that is displaced.
This just means that the arthroscopy treatment is not working. Either the cause of your TMJ problem needs to be addressed, and/or another type of treatment attempted. Unfortunately, this could mean a TMJ "surgery".
Dr. TED FEDER
Dr. TED FEDER
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