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23 Jul 2008

Misaligned jaw
Hi Doc,

I am booked to see a Maxillo Facial Surgeon on Thuesday as i was told by my ENT that i have a misaligned jaw that causing me to have a re=accuring ear infection.

My question is what can i expect when i will see him and what will be the solution on fixing my misaligned jaw.

(the ENT said that instead of my jaw going into and out of the jaw ' soket'  when opening and closing my jaw it is rubbing aginst my bone by my ear)
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CyberDoc
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01 Jan 0001

Dear RT
They usually prescribe a special mouth piece that they make specifically for your teeth that one should wear to re-align the jaw, and may send you to a physiotherapist for special exercises of the face.
Dr Bets
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