Temperomandibular Joint Surgery (TMJ)

Service/Procedure Summary

This surgery repairs the temporomandibular joint, which connects the lower jaw to the part of the skull immediately in front of the ear. Pain in this area is often called "TMJ", which is the name of the joint.

Consult
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
209 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
201 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
209 days
232 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
115 days
118 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
223 days
144 days
Halifax
143 days
234 days
Halifax
177 days
232 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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201 days
Kentville
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Bridgewater
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Halifax
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New Waterford
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
125 days
119 days
Halifax
157 days
107 days
Halifax
115 days
171 days
Halifax
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Halifax
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52 days
Kentville
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Bridgewater
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Halifax
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New Waterford
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