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My jaw crackles every time i open it & won't open fully it feels jammed it hurts my ears , neck & bad headaches i was told it needs surgery is it true?

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Dr. Daniel Quon
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Maybe not

You need to have a thorough clinical exam with the appropriate studies to determine what is causing the limited opening and pain.
There are a number of opinions and non-surgical options for treating TMJ disorders. Surgery is an option, but not usually the first option.

In brief: Maybe not

You need to have a thorough clinical exam with the appropriate studies to determine what is causing the limited opening and pain.
There are a number of opinions and non-surgical options for treating TMJ disorders. Surgery is an option, but not usually the first option.
Dr. Daniel Quon
Dr. Daniel Quon
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Dr. Kenneth Smith
Internal Medicine

In brief: TMJoint

Temporomandibikar joint disease has more than just surgical treatment.
Including bite block with sleep. Need to start with dentist and orent.

In brief: TMJoint

Temporomandibikar joint disease has more than just surgical treatment.
Including bite block with sleep. Need to start with dentist and orent.
Dr. Kenneth Smith
Dr. Kenneth Smith
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