Dr. William Williams
Dentistry - Cosmetic
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In brief: Ear blockage and TMJ

The connection is so common that there is a term, the otomandibular syndrome, meaning combination signs and symptoms of ear problems along with TMJ disorders as the causative agent.
Look at the bite and the muscles for imbalance electromyographically. Look for occlusal imbalance with the tscan and finally look for 524.6 of the icd codes, anomaly: jaw to cranium. Typically ear blockage is related.

In brief: Ear blockage and TMJ

The connection is so common that there is a term, the otomandibular syndrome, meaning combination signs and symptoms of ear problems along with TMJ disorders as the causative agent.
Look at the bite and the muscles for imbalance electromyographically. Look for occlusal imbalance with the tscan and finally look for 524.6 of the icd codes, anomaly: jaw to cranium. Typically ear blockage is related.
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Dr. Matthew Hyde
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Possibly

An oral surgeon or TMJ specialist may be able to help you with a consultation.

In brief: Possibly

An oral surgeon or TMJ specialist may be able to help you with a consultation.
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Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein
Dentistry - Cosmetic
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Probably.

The symptom you describe is commonly experienced by those with TMJ problems.

In brief: Probably.

The symptom you describe is commonly experienced by those with TMJ problems.
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Common TMJ symptoms

Common TMJ symptom. See TMJ expert for advice.
Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals.

In brief: Common TMJ symptoms

Common TMJ symptom. See TMJ expert for advice.
Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals.
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