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Changes in your diet can reduce the mechanical stress on your
temporomandibular (TM) joint and may help relieve your
If your jaw hurts when you eat a certain food, avoid that food for a
week or more until any pain in your jaw is gone.
If your joint becomes too painful to allow chewing, or if it locks,
you may need to puree your food in a food processor for a few days or
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineMartin J. Gabica, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerArden Christen, DDS, MSD, MA, FACD - Dentistry
Current as ofAugust 9, 2016
Current as of:
August 9, 2016
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
& Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Arden Christen, DDS, MSD, MA, FACD - Dentistry
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