Dr. Virginia Powell
1091 South Dora Street
Ukiah, CA 95482
(707) 462-1540 :: Phone
(707) 462-7601 :: Fax
What causes my jaw to pop when I open it?


There is a pad or disk that separates the jaw bone from the base of the skull. The primary cause of the "popping" occurs when you open your mouth too wide and the jaw bone "pops" off the pad or disk. Treatment is not required unless pain is associated with the "pop" or the jaw locks.


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