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Thursday, April 24, 2014
Face and Jaw Surgery
Would an ENT Doctor or Dentist be better to see for problems when I open my mouth too wide and try to bite down on,say a big sandwich. My jaw seem to go out of joint, and hurts until it works back in place. Even my ear hurts. Usually it take a couple of hours.Sometimes ... days. I am 80 years old and have an upper denture, Lower partial for jaw teeth.
My recommendation would be for you to get a complete evaluation by an oral and maxillofacial surgeon or a prosthodontist.
Guillermo E Chacon, DDS
Associate Professor of Dentistry
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University