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 ?
244 days
Surgery
Nova Scotia
90% of people served within ?
361 days
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Wait Times

90%

Community Facility Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
QEII Health Sciences Centre (All Sites)
244 days
361 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
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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)
147 days
152 days
Bridgewater
South Shore Regional Hospital
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New Waterford
New Waterford Consolidated
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Sydney
Cape Breton Regional Hospital
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Wait Times by Surgeon

90%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
168 days
267 days
Halifax
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Halifax
238 days
394 days
Halifax
168 days
505 days
Bridgewater
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New Waterford
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95 days

50%

Surgeonsort descending Community Consult Wait Time Surgery Wait Time
Halifax
114 days
131 days
Halifax
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Halifax
187 days
123 days
Halifax
112 days
191 days
Bridgewater
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New Waterford
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59 days

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