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Teeth clicking sound ( TMJ problem)
Hello doctor, in the beginning I was having mouth opening problem. But now it's sorted automatically. Now I'm getting clicking sound from my teeth whenever I chewed or open my mouth. It's been an year almost. Please help me. Is this TMJ ? How to cure this permanently ? Please suggest.
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Dear practo user, For accurate diagnosis and apt management of this problem u need to consult a good oral medicine specialist. Myself oral Medicine and Radiology specialist MDS from MAMC/MAIDS, delhi.  U can teleconsult on my page here on practo for this.I will take a detailed history for your problem, guide and manage accordingly. Thanks
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Go for opg xray Visit your dental surgeon soon. Tmj problems need time and sittings take appointment with dental surgeon.
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The symptoms you expmailned is indicating TMJ issues
Next Steps
Get your denta and TMJ done and get OPG and MRI of TMJ if require
Health Tips
Take muscle relaxant as prescribe Diet should be semi-solid or soft Do oral exercise Alternate Hot and cold fomentation Avoid large opening of mouth
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Mam Yes it is a TM Joint problem because of which you are experiencing clicking sound.
Next Steps
You should visit a Dentist near you with a prior appointment. He will prescribed you some muscle relaxants and will advise you a OPG/ CBCT after that further treatment will be planned.
Health Tips
While yawning don't widely open your mouth. Avoid foods which requires more efforts to eat. Always have Morsel(small portion of) of food. Have atleast 7 hours sleep at night. Hope it helps.
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