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Face and Jaw Surgery

I want a Dr. to fix my jaw and malocclusion

02/23/2006

Question:

I am 48/F diagnosed with tmj in 1997. currently my jaw trembles, i am in constant pain. I need help, I have seen dozens of dental professionals who don`t want to alter my Bad Bite. it is affecting my life and how I live. please, I will travel anywhere. :(

Answer:

It seems to me that you need assistance from someone with vast experience in temporomandibular joint disorders. If you are truly willing to travel here are a few names for you to consider:

Pennsylvania

Peter D. Quinn, DMD, MD
Dept. of Hospital Dentistry
Hospital of Univ. of Penn.
3400 Spruce Street
Penn Tower, 10th Floor
Philadelphia<, Pennsylvania 19104
215-662-6176/fax 215-349-8595
Email: pdquinn@mail.medupenn.edu

Illinois

Louis G. Mercuri, DDS, MS
Dept. of Surgery, Division of
Oral & Max. Surg. & Dental Medicine
Loyola University Medical Center
2160 South First Avenue
Maywood<, Illinois 60153
708-216-6907/fax 708-216-5560
Email: lmercur@wpo.it.luc.edu

Texas

Stephen B. Milam, DDS, PhD
U of TX Health Science Center
Dept. of Oral & Max. Surgery
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio<, Texas 78284
210-567-3460/fax 210-567-2995

Larry M. Wolford, DMD
Office Phone: 214-828-9115
Faxline: 214-828-1714
E-mail: lwolford@tambcd.edu
Appointments: 214-828-9115
Mailing Address: PO Box 660677 Dallas<, TX 75266-0677
Physical Address: 3302 Gaston Avenue, Dallas<, TX 75246

California

Jeffrey J. Moses, DDS
355 Santa Fe Drive, #100
Encinitas<, California 92024
760-753-5300/fax 760-753-9468

This is just a partial list of potential providers. You may want to contact AAOMS (see links below) to find somebody closer to your area.

I hope this information helps.

Related Resources:

American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Find an Oral/Maxillofacial Surgeon

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Response by:

Guillermo  E Chacon, DDS Guillermo E Chacon, DDS
Formerly:
Associate Professor of Dentistry
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University