I am searching for a Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon that does botox injections for TMJ syndrome in Long Island NY. Appearently this will stop the jaw clicking...... If there is a plastic surgeon that can do this proceedure with confidence of outstanding results please respond. If there is a different proceedure that you have had success with for TMJ please also respond. Thanks
Looking for an Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon that does botox injections for TMJ syndrome in Long Island NY?
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Looking for an Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon that does botox injections for TMJ syndrome
An oral surgeon will be able to discuss all of the options for you. However, most plastic surgeons will be able to effectively treat the masseter and temporalis muscles to help improve your symptoms of TMJ. You can ask prior to scheduling an appointment and the office should tell you whether this is a treatment that they commonly perform.
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