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Jaw Joint (Temporomandibular Joint) Surgery 

Jaw Joint (Temporomandibular Joint) Surgery: What is it, Diagnosis, Treatment | National Dental Centre Singapore

Jaw Joint (Temporomandibular Joint) Surgery  - What it is

TMJ (temporomandibular joint) surgery is an option for management of temporoamandibular 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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