Dislocation Station

My journey through a dislocated jaw.

Joshua Beck
14 min readJan 17, 2023

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Take it from me: dislocating your jaw is not fun. And I’ve had the (dis)pleasure of doing it twice.

The first time was in 2017; it was late at night, I opened my mouth too wide, and it stuck. Prior to that, I’d had some occasional clicking in my jaw when I yawned really wide or something, and a few times it felt painful, but I’d never not…

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