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Jaw Joint (Temporomandibular Joint) Surgery

Jaw Joint (Temporomandibular Joint) Surgery - Preparing for surgery

The oral and maxillofacial surgeon will carry out a clinical examination and imaging tests which may include

  • x-rays
  • dental panoramic tomography
  • conventional computed tomography (CT)
  • arthrography
  • cone-beamed computed tomography (CBCT)
  • magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or
  • ultrasonography

The surgeon will study your joint condition and discuss if you are likely to benefit from joint surgery. You will gain a better understanding on the type(s) of surgery most appropriate to you and the risks and benefits involved.

Jaw Joint (Temporomandibular Joint) Surgery - Other Information

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