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TMJ Diagnosis

CT scans can help significantly in the diagnosis of TMJ problems. TMJ problems happen due to bone to bone contact and grinding between the condyle and fossa bones. Since CT Scans give the doctor a 360 degree 3 dimensional image it is much easier to tell exactly where and what the problem is. CT scans also allow for doctors to tell if there is a loss of soft and hard tissue when bone to bone contact is present. With the use of a CT scan, doctors can better diagnose treatment for TMJ disorders without the use of invasive procedures. All TMJ CT Scans will have a complete reading

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