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Who can treat temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder?

Dante A. Gonzales, DMD
Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
Depending on the cause of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder, treatment modalities could differ and be handled by different professionals. Simple treatments can be initiated by a general dentist. If the disorder is more serious, it may be handled by an oral surgeon, orthodontist or orofacial pain specialist. 

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