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My Jaw sometimes will only open halfway at times
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My Jaw sometimes will only open halfway at times

My Jaw From Time To Time And During This Period I Can Only Open My Mouth About Halfway And When I Try To Force It Open It Usualy Causes Pain.Is This Something Serious?
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You should go to a maxillofacial specialist.  It sounds like you have an issue that needs diagnosing.  
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Dear concerned patient
A maxillofacial specialist will not be able to help you properly. Your symptoms could be due to a displaced disc of the TMJ (Temporomandibular Joints) and/or muscle spasm.
Does your lower jaw freely move to right, left and forward, or ate there restrictions too?
Prior to this do you recall a period of clicking joints?
I recommend you find a dentist who is properly trained in dealing with TMJ issues. You may refer to www.top3dentist.com or www.aacfp.com to find a well trained clinician.
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