my mothering is suffring frm sever jaw pain or disorder or tmj ...i dont knw. she cant eat properly cant close her mouth cant drink without straw even cant talk properly , it is since 6 years ...before it she was normal ....i dont knw which doctor i should consult...we have already visited many dentist nd neurophysician,,,plxx help me
sir ..thanks alot for giving me the rply ...im gratefull ..but sir actually i dont knw what is orofacial deciese ...plxx just tell me which doctor i should consult in karachi pakistan ....ill b very thankfull to u ..
Orofacial pain is a pretty young profession, even in the united states. I am not familiar with your residence area. You may need to find a medical center in which there is a chronic pain management team.
See if you can find an experienced oral and maxillofacial specialist of excellent reputation who treats TMJ patients in your area. Be sure and tell them the symptoms and extreme limitations your Mom is experiencng.
Ask for a TMJ panorex x-rays and also, ask to get a specially dedicated MRI to the TMJ joints to see what is going on with your mom's jaw discs, because with her degree of disability from this, there is likely to be something wrong in that department.
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