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Second part of wisdom teeth extraction. Brian McAllister

Who I saw a while before of all people finding out it was my jaw doslocating, as he found out by sticking his fingers into my ears and telling me to open my mouth slowly. One of the worst pains I have ever experienced. In total shock he asaid my jaw was dislocating. And mentioned a night retainer that might help. So for a second dental opinion I went to another dentist (which had been today) And said himself that my jaw was dislocating. A first for him as well as he was pretty shocked by my jaw popping off the hinge. He had basically said there isnt much that can be done but hope that it will heal in time. I've had this for months now and it feels like it is getting worse. After following rules of no gum chewing and chewy things such as steak etc. And an idiot me I had forgotten to ask him if it was due to the extraction of the wisdom teeth. And now before I came across this I did some research about it and I have found alot of things of people having the same problems with the dislocating jaw. But my absolute main question is this due to the extraction of the wisdom teeth?? Like from opening my mouth a little too wide that they done damage??? As the surgeon said himself my teeth were the most difficult he had encountered removing.
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Most tmd symptoms  are chronic in nature. Extraction of wisdom tooth procedure may be a triggering factor of pre-existing condition. It's generally agreed that etiology of tmd is multifactorial. Your descriptions suggest retrodiscitis and disc displacement. Seeing a tmj specialist is advised.
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Did the extraction cause the tmj if it should be this? And is there anything they can do for me?

Like I've followed the surgeons orders of no gum chewing, tough foods like steak and such, and I do not want to be taking pain killers the rest of my life.
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Seeing a tmj specialist is advised.
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