Previous Failed Jaw Joint Surgery

Previous Failed Jaw Joint Surgery causing ongoing complications and functional limitations leading to continued pain, discomfort, and restricted jaw movement. Failed surgeries impact quality of life and necessitate further evaluation and intervention to address the unresolved issues with the jaw joint.

Common Symptoms

A failed jaw joint surgery can lead to a variety of persistent symptoms and complications. These may include chronic pain in the jaw joint and surrounding areas, difficulty or discomfort when opening or closing the mouth, clicking or popping sounds during jaw movement, limited jaw mobility, jaw muscle stiffness, headaches, earaches, and changes in the bite or alignment of the teeth. Additionally, patients may experience difficulties with eating, speaking, and performing daily activities that involve jaw movement.

Procedure Performed

Unilateral total joint replacement (TJR).

About This Patient

This patient had so much jaw pain he could barely open his mouth and eat properly.





Before Surgery

After Surgery

Mouth Opening