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 ?
181 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
232 days
Instructions - Instructional text.

Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
181 days
232 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
---
---
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
---
---
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
---
---
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
---
---

50%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
111 days
127 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
---
---
Kentville
Valley Regional Hospital
---
---
New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
---
---
Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
---
---

Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
170 days
195 days
Halifax
204 days
173 days
Halifax
143 days
234 days
Halifax
---
---
Halifax
---
---
Kentville
---
---
Bridgewater
---
---
Halifax
---
---
New Waterford
48 days
---

50%

Surgeon Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
120 days
102 days
Halifax
105 days
121 days
Halifax
117 days
160 days
Halifax
---
---
Halifax
---
---
Kentville
---
---
Bridgewater
---
---
Halifax
---
---
New Waterford
34 days
---

Reduce your wait time

Not all wait times are the same, and you may reduce your wait time for health care services. Explore options and talk to your doctor or nurse practitioner.

Talk to your doctor

Wait time information can help you and your doctor make informed decisions. Find wait times and share the numbers with your healthcare provider.