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What kind of doctor sees somebody for temporomandibular joint syndrome?
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
2 doctors agree
In brief: A few types
Oral & maxillofacial surgeon, prosthodontist, orofacial pain specialist.

In brief: A few types
Oral & maxillofacial surgeon, prosthodontist, orofacial pain specialist.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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Dr. John Van der Werff
Seeing a tmj expert is key.. not all oral surgeons know the tmj as well as Dr Gallia..
2 doctors agree
In brief: Dentist first
Normally, depending on who might have diagnosed you, i would consider a dentist first.
The dentist may decide, depending on his/her expertise, to treat you or refer you to a tmj/tmd specialist, oral surgeon, ent, physical therapist, etc.

In brief: Dentist first
Normally, depending on who might have diagnosed you, i would consider a dentist first.
The dentist may decide, depending on his/her expertise, to treat you or refer you to a tmj/tmd specialist, oral surgeon, ent, physical therapist, etc.
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Let see
You could go to your dentist and he will refer you to an oral surgeon.

In brief: Let see
You could go to your dentist and he will refer you to an oral surgeon.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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