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Clicking sound in the jaw

Iam having some sound when iam opening my mouth. This is more if i open my mouth wide while yawning. I real clicking sound in my jaw. What is this sound. iam really worried about it. Is there any thing wrong or is it normal?
Asked On : Fri, 23 Oct 2009
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Dentist 's  Response
clicking sound denotes abnormality in the tempero mandibular joint (TMJ). you should take an OPG revealing tmj of both sides and consult a oral surgeon or oral pathologist and diagnose your exact problem first (since there are various reason for clicking sound in tmj) then get treated. take care.
Answered: Mon, 25 Apr 2011
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Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Dr. Manish Gupta's  Response
Clicking sound denotes some abnormality in the tempero mandibular joint (TMJ). Its due to various causes like some injury, stress or ligament wear etc. Consult an oral surgeon and get an OPG done.
take care...
Answered: Tue, 26 Apr 2011
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  Anonymous's Response

Does it pain when you open the jaw ? If it pains, it may be some ligament injury and will need to be seen by a dentist. If you do not feel any pain or any swelling then you should not bother much about it. The sound will go away in some time.

Answered: Fri, 23 Oct 2009
  User's Response
may be its some joint disloaction u better see a orthopaedician..he will guide u what to do??
Answered: Sun, 29 Nov 2009
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Well it does'nt sound normal to me. Not everyone has this kind of thing. Get this checked before it gets into something worse.

Answered: Fri, 23 Oct 2009
  User's Response
the teeth has become loose and i think it is the loose teeth which is causing this click. go to dentist
Answered: Fri, 13 Nov 2009
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