Monthly Archives:: March 2016

Things to do while you are Recovering from TMJ Surgery

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Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) surgery is usually recommended in patients whose jaw joint symptoms impede the normal functions of the jaw or where the jaw gets locked or stuck while yawning, talking or eating and other forms of TMJ treatment have failed. Surgical procedures such as arthrocentesis, which entails removal of joint fluid, are usually performed for TMJ symptoms and treatment. Arthroscopic surgery may…

Available TMJ Treatment Options

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The joint that attaches the lower part of your jaw to your skull is known as the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). It really is a hinge and it enables the opening and closing of your mouth.  It also allows your mouth to move from one side to the other when you chew.  The joint is surrounded by muscles to control the…