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Arthroscopic TMJ

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Jun 5, 2024.

Arthroscopic TMJ is a procedure used to remove extra tissue from your temporomandibular joint (TMJ). The extra tissue prevents your jaw from working properly.


Call your doctor or surgeon if:


You may need any of the following:


Follow up with your doctor or surgeon as directed:

You may need to return to have your procedure area checked or stitches removed. Write down your questions so you remember to ask them during your visits.

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