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Posted on Tue, 2 Feb 2016 in TMJ
Question: I am 21 I have tmj and my jaw kills. It hurts when I eat and my jaw makes a clicking sound. I used a mouth guard at night that I got from the store but it has helped. My top teeth have a lot of gaps. Do you think I will need braces
Answered by Dr. Honey Arora 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Use custom-made mouth guard, go for evaluation of bite..

Detailed Answer:

I have gone through your query and can understand your concerns..

As per your complains in case if you have TMJ causing pain and clicking sounds that is improved with mouth guard..

I would like to know a few more details before I can advise you to proceed with the treatment..

1. Since how long you have the problem?
2. What did the dentist advised you, they advised only surgery can help or anything else also advised?
3. Since how long you are wearing mouth guard?
4. Are you taking any Medication like painkillers?
5.Have you got a full mouth x rays done, if yes please send me s scan of it.
6.Was the mouth guard advised to you by your dentist?

Kindly answer the following so that I can guide you better..

Hope this information helps..

Thanks and regards.
Dr.Honey Nandwani Arora.
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