Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Syndrome (cont.)
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TMJ Syndrome Prognosis
Most people do well with conservative therapy, such as resting the jaw or using a mouth splint. The success of treatment depends on how severe the symptoms are and how well you comply with treatment.
Only about 1% of those with TMJ syndrome require joint replacement surgery.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/9/2015
Steven S. Bhimji, MD, MSc, PhD
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