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Jan
2002

Q&A: Would the use of NSAIDS and muscle relaxants work for TMJ and other joint clicking and what else should I do?

David King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com Dear Dr. I am an interventional cardiologist. I have had clicking (poping) of both my TMJs since about 10 yrs without any pains. Since about 2 weeks, my right TMJ is starting to be painful while eating, ... View full question & answer >>
Jan
2002

Q&A: What can I do to stop the pain and stimulate bone growth in my one undeveloped jaw?

David King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com I was told that the left side of my jaw has not developed since I was a elementary age child or before, and diagnosed with TMJ symptoms. I have had artherosentesis and therapy and a nerve block. Is there ... View full question & answer >>
Nov
2001

Q&A: Can I avoid braces if I have oral surgery to correct a severe overbite?

David King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com I've been told I have a pretty severe over bite and should have oral surgery to correct it because it causes serious pain in my jaw and popping when I chew. The way the procedure was described to ... View full question & answer >>
Oct
2001

Q&A: Can an under bite condition be treated in a 6 year old child?

As a child I developed a sever underbite which required extensive surgery. Unfortunately I had to wait until I was 17 to have this done, and my childhood was miserable with teasing and tormenting. Now ... View full question & answer >>
Oct
2001

Q&A: Can an under bite condition be treated in a 6 year old child to avoid what I went through as a child?

David King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com As a child I developed a sever underbite which required extensive surgery. Unfortunately I had to wait until I was 17 to have this done, and my childhood was miserable with teasing and tormenting. Now ... View full question & answer >>
Oct
2001

Q&A: What methods are available to correct an overbite or recessive chin or lower jaw?

David King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com I have an overbite in which my top jaw covers my bottom jaw. I am wondering what methods are avaible for correction? View full question & answer >>
Oct
2001

Q&A: I have an overbite and want to know who I should see to fix this and give me a wider smile?

hi, i'm a 31 yr. old female and i believe i have "malocclusion"? an overbite.my top row of teeth almost completely overlaps my bottom row of teeth when i bite..my question is that i've ... View full question & answer >>
Aug
2001

Q&A: Can jaw reconstruction surgery be done without the need for braces prior to the surgery?

David King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com I was born with a small upper jaw which makes it impossible to see my upper teeth and my mouth caves in when I smile. People also have a hard time understanding me which I am very self conscious about ... View full question & answer >>
Jul
2001

Q&A: Could my jaws and TMJ be causing my severe headaches?

I have been having headaches which have been diagnosed as tension/migraine combos. They have been getting progressively worse. They are here almost 24/7. If I awake w/o one, one comes on within an hour. ... View full question & answer >>
Jul
2001

Q&A: Are my jaws and possible TMJ giving me sever headaches and what can I do?

David King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com I have been having headaches which have been diagnosed as tension/migraine combos. They have been getting progressively worse. They are here almost 24/7. If I awake w/o one, one comes on within an hour. ... View full question & answer >>