Everyone is different. Your TMJ is unique, and your pain is unique. Read the stories collected here. You may be surprised at how a TMJ replacement helped to bring a smile back to these individuals. Take the first step towards creating your own story.
Potential risks of the procedure
Adverse events include worsening of TMJ symptoms, operative difficulties, chronic or reoccuring swelling, jaw muscle spasms, temporary and/or permanent facial muscle weakness, temporary and/or permanent numbness, temporary and/or permanent hearing loss, dental malocclusion, dislocation of implant components, resorption of the glenoid fossa or mandible, perforation or dehiscence of surrounding tissue, allergic reaction, post-operative pain, swelling, bruising, jaw muscle spasm, hematoma formation, and nerve pain.
Please see Instructions for Use (IFU) for a complete listing of warnings, precautions, and adverse events. 1, 2
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