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What is this black dot near my titanium plate after undergoing jaw surgery ?

hey i had jaw surgery about 5 yrs ago and i had a really big pain on my left side of my jaw that it wont let me eating hard food i got my x-rays done i saw a black dot near my titainum plate and my plate looks smalles then my orther one
Asked On : Sat, 12 Mar 2011
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Hi Sharon,

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Titanium plate fixation is determined by many factors and unequal size is not the cause of your problem. There can be TM joint problem causing this pain. Please do consult your dental surgeon and discuss this matter with him.
Take care

Dr. Naveen Kumar
Answered: Sat, 12 Mar 2011
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