Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Ask A Doctor Questions and Answers on LocateADoc.com

Sep
2000

Q&A: If nerves are cut during the process of removing wisdom teeth, is the numbness permanent and what can I do?

If nerves are cut during the process of removing wisdom teeth, is the numbness permanent? The oral surgeron had to use a drill to remove one of the wisdom teeth and now I have total numbness on one side ... View full question & answer >>
Sep
2000

Q&A: What should I do if I might have fibromyalgia and I currently have continued pain from TMJ / TMD?

David King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com I have had TMD for the past 9 years and have tried several tx. including drugs, antiflamators, pain pills, muscle relaxers, accupuncture, tens unit, splint and ice and heat. I recently had an arthrigram ... View full question & answer >>
Sep
2000

Q&A: What should I do if my right jaw now pops after I had jaw surgery on the left side?

I have been diagnosed with DJD left TMJ. I have had surgery to correct but now the right side is popping and clicking. I don't seem to be able to find a way to chew that I can control or eliminate ... View full question & answer >>
Sep
2000

Q&A: What should I do if I had jaw surgery for TMJ and now my other jaw is popping?

David King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com I have been diagnosed with DJD left TMJ. I have had surgery to correct but now the right side is popping and clicking. I don't seem to be able to find a way to chew that I can control or eliminate ... View full question & answer >>
Jun
2000

Q&A: What should I do to address my pain when my dentist nor my oral surgeon can find anything wrong?

One year ago, pain in the right side of my face was misdiagnosed by several doctors (as osteoarthritis, trigeminal neuralgia, and TMJ). About 6 months later, it was correctly diagnosed as a severe absess ... View full question & answer >>
Jun
2000

Q&A: Do I need a crown, root canal or both if I have a cracked tooth but it does not show on the x-ray?

I was recently told (because of pain in a tooth)that I need a crown. I had cavities filled in the same location last week. Should a crown be done before a root canal? The dentist told me that he thought ... View full question & answer >>
Jun
2000

Q&A: What should I do if I have pain in both jaws, neck and shoulders and sever headaches and was diagnosed with TMJ?

I have been diagnosed with tmj with degenerative joint disease for the past 8 years. Over the past year my symtoms, pain in both jaws, neck and shoulders and sever headaches have increased greatly. I ... View full question & answer >>
Mar
2000

Q&A: What is the cause of and timing for the loss of a large lump in my cheek following 4 wisdom teeth extractions?

I am a 23 yr old otherwise healthy female, and I just had all 4 wisdom teeth extracted 5 days ago. The two on my left side were both vertically impacted. They gave me IV sedation, and my teeth came out ... View full question & answer >>
Mar
2000

Q&A: What is the cost of an implant on a front tooth?

I am trying to find out what the cost of an implant on a front tooth will cost on average. View full question & answer >>
Feb
2000

Q&A: What is a Myofacial doctor and can they help me with TMD issues?

My oral surgeon has recommended that I go to a miofacial doctor. What type doctor is this an how can he help my TMJ(TMD). I have already had 3 TMJ surgeries and am in still in alot of discomfort. View full question & answer >>