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Jaw locked in an open position, makes cracling noise when I try to move it, what should I do?

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Dr. Loren Lewis
Occupational Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: See a dentist

You likely have TMJ dysfunction.
Someone with experience dealing with this (usually a dentist or oral surgeon) can work with you. Sometimes night guards can help decrease nighttime teeth clenching, a common risk factor. There are some exercises that may help, or you may need surgery.

In brief: See a dentist

You likely have TMJ dysfunction.
Someone with experience dealing with this (usually a dentist or oral surgeon) can work with you. Sometimes night guards can help decrease nighttime teeth clenching, a common risk factor. There are some exercises that may help, or you may need surgery.
Dr. Loren Lewis
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Dr. Robert Knox
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Jaw Locked

Try to relax the jaw muscles, pull your lower teeth forward.
If this does not unlock your jaws, see your dentist or seek medical attention now.

In brief: Jaw Locked

Try to relax the jaw muscles, pull your lower teeth forward.
If this does not unlock your jaws, see your dentist or seek medical attention now.
Dr. Robert Knox
Dr. Robert Knox
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