Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Jaw Dislocation Underlying Cause

Causes of jaw dislocation include:

  • Yawning
  • Dental procedures
  • Altercations
  • Sports injuries
  • Occupational injuries
  • Motor vehicle accidents

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Last Updated: Mar 23, 2009 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Jaw Dislocation References
  1. Caminiti MF, Weinberg S. Chronic mandibular dislocation: the role of non-surgical and surgical treatment. J Can Dent Assoc. 1998 Jul-Aug;64(7):484-91. [9737079]
  2. Dale RA. Dentoalveolar trauma. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2000 Aug;18(3):521-38. [10967737]
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