Temporomandibular Joint & Muscle Community
Disc displacement
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to temporomandibular joint issues including headaches and managing pain.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Disc displacement

I have MS and Trigeminal Neuralgia. For the TN, I've had a Gamma Knife (radiation to the head) and two balloon rhizotomies (creates a lesion on the TN nerve).

Last Monday, while flossing my teeth, my jaws went in opposite directions and froze there for a while. I've been diagnosed with disc displacement in the jaw joint. I do not have any TMJ symptoms, no popping or pain.

Doc told me this disc can regenerate if I stop irritating it. One question I forgot to ask is "how long will it take?"

Another question is, "could this have been caused by the surgeries done to cure the TN problem."
Related Discussions
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Temporomandibular Joint & Muscle Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
How to Silence Your Inner Critic an...
Apr 16 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eaters: How to Silence Yo...
Mar 26 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
1344197_tn?1392822771
Blank
Vaginal vs. Laparoscopic Hysterecto...
Feb 19 by J. Kyle Mathews, MD, DVMBlank
Top Dental Answerers
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
scottma
taipei, Taiwan