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Jaw Joint (Temporomandibular Joint) Surgery

Jaw Joint (Temporomandibular Joint) Surgery - What it is

TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint) surgery is an option for management of temporomandibular dysfunction, a group of conditions that cause pain and loss of normal function to the TMJ, and TMJ pathology.

TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint) surgery includes procedures of varying complexity:

  • simple washing of the joint (arthrocentesis)
  • inserting a scope (arthroscopy) through the incision to examine and treat the joint
  • open joint surgery

Jaw Joint (Temporomandibular Joint) Surgery - Other Information

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