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Mouth problem

Iam unable to close my mouth my jaws has been locking . I try to close by keeping my thumb finger in my mouth by pressing lower jaw hardly .so i want know permanent solution for this
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Dr. Sandeep Dachuri Bangalore | ENT/ Otolaryngologist
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Consult with a good oral and maxillofacial surgeon
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Dr. D.Vidyasagar Hyderabad | ENT/ Otolaryngologist
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You might be having a condition called Lock jaw which is due to slippage of the Lower jaw from its socket. This occurs when you open your mouth very wide, as in yawning or laughing aloud. Try to avoid such situation. If not possible you need to take an opinion from a orthopaedic who deals with it or a maxillofacial surgeon.
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