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Suggest remedy for locked jaw

My dentist had to give me several injections to prepare for a crown. The tooth is on the bottom 2nd tooth from the back. One week later my jaw locked up such that I can not open my mouth more than approximately 1/2 inch. this has been going on for 8 to 9 days.
Thu, 16 Apr 2015
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Hi locked jaw occurs due to dislocation of tm joint or any pathology preventing its opening.
It can easily be corrected.
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Suggest remedy for locked jaw

Hi locked jaw occurs due to dislocation of tm joint or any pathology preventing its opening. It can easily be corrected.