If you’ve recently broken your jaw, you probably don’t need to be told that you need to seek professional medical help. Of course, you should listen to your doctors, but there are some things that might be useful which they won’t tell you. This guide aims to convey some of those things. It is by no means complete, so feel free to leave suggestions in the comments. Since my fracture was a condylar fracture that was treated by closed methods (maxillomandibular fixation, also known as wiring the jaw shut), this guide is likely to be most useful to people with similar injury and treatment, but some suggestions may be more generally applicable.
For now, I’m planning to organize the content into the following four pages (which are not all complete):