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 ?
331 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
381 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
331 days
334 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
141 days
111 days
Glace Bay
Glace Bay Healthcare Facility
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
333 days
185 days
Halifax
392 days
302 days
Halifax
509 days
293 days
Sydney
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Glace Bay
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50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
161 days
90 days
Halifax
199 days
115 days
Halifax
267 days
129 days
Sydney
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Glace Bay
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