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My brother says I should get treated because once in a while I get temporomandibular joint syndrome? Is he right?
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In brief: What symptoms
Your brother may be right, but depends upon what your symptoms are and the cause and duration.
I would see a dentist or a tmj/tmd specialist, because your "occasional" once in a while symptoms may become chronic and not go away.

In brief: What symptoms
Your brother may be right, but depends upon what your symptoms are and the cause and duration.
I would see a dentist or a tmj/tmd specialist, because your "occasional" once in a while symptoms may become chronic and not go away.
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
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Dr. Sean MacKenzie
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Maybe
If you have recurrent pain problems in the jaw, it should be evaluated by a dentist or ent, to ensure it is tmj, or what the diagnosis is.
Most of the time, it is treated without surgery.

In brief: Maybe
If you have recurrent pain problems in the jaw, it should be evaluated by a dentist or ent, to ensure it is tmj, or what the diagnosis is.
Most of the time, it is treated without surgery.
Dr. Sean MacKenzie
Dr. Sean MacKenzie
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
In brief: Maybe
If your symptoms are minimal and don't bother you much, no treatment needed.

In brief: Maybe
If your symptoms are minimal and don't bother you much, no treatment needed.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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