... Hi my jaw is messed up and crooked too! Finally I found some one with my problems but
Im so sorry cause I no your pain! After I had my bottom wisdom teeth removed my jaw deviated to the right and it pops and hurts an no matter what
I did it would stay the same!
I saw my doctor after 2 years and she sent me 2 get an MRI of my jaw
Joints turns out the disk cartilage that... (2 replies)
... ps to my prior message - the only complication I had was that I couldn't blink my right eye for about 2 days following surgery - the nerve was a little irritatated - that's not an uncommon side affect since the TMJ joint is so close to nerves that control your eye and usually goes away - I just had to wear an eye patch at night (4 replies)
... Well we found the physical therapist I will need to use after surgery he has trained with the person that has done the Rocco Botto Method. My mom was nice enough to call him for me. Seems he triggered something in her memory. He asked her if I had any injury like the usual question all of our doctors may ask.
However, she remembered this time at 10 months old I fell out... (4 replies)
... right medication to relieve the pain. However, after he viewed the MRI disk that I brought him he automatically changed his mind. He is wanting me to go in for arthroscopy procedure done on both joints. ... (4 replies)
... But I am feeling just like you about this topic. After the arthroscopy the oral surgeon said the plan is for me to be in the splint for at least another year then go back to braces before jaw surgery to correct my open bite. ... (26 replies)
... I believe my problem may be very similar to yours. I am only 25 and have been battling what I thought was just tmj for 12 years. Due to my new orthodontists not giving up on my case we kept on looking for answers as to why I was still in so much pain. ... (12 replies)
... Have you had CT scan of your joints? I wouldn't consider further surgery if you haven't. I would get a second opinion about surgery.
If chewing is painful or difficult then stick to soft foods. Otherwise I would eat as normal. Do wear a flat plane splint at night? This can reduce the impact of clenching which is very hard on your joint. If not get one made.
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... I am 25yo, over the course of a week my RT TMJ ached, swelled, and after 7 days was so out of alignment that I could not touch my teeth together and could only talk with a lisp. ... (1 replies)
... I am having bilateral arthroscopy next week. My PCP referred me to a Maxofaciologist who ordered the cone scan and also referred me to a TMJ dentist to have a splint made to support my joints. ... (12 replies)
If you don't mind me asking, was your surgeon in Maryland Dr. Warburton? Just curious. Thanks (12 replies)
... Has your physician told you that you needed to have surgery and if so, was it just an arthroscopy or were they talking an open joint procedure or even a total joint replacement? ... (12 replies)
I have suffered from TMJ caused by bruxism (extreme clencher asleep and awake) for 10 years now. about 17 months ago my jaw locked and will not open more than 15mm and is constantly causing pain.
My GP referred me to NHS consultant maxillofacial dept. NHS didnt do any xrays and just decided to go down pain management (tramadol). After being discharged I was still in... (0 replies)
... Hi everyone!
This is my first post. I have been reading the posts here and all very interesting and informative. I am hoping that I will be able to get some good information for my mother.
Background: She is 76 and has been dealing with TMJD issues for over 25 years. She has had splints and physical therapy. Her recent MRI showed R joint displaced and fails to reduce and the... (0 replies)
... I had arthroscopy 3 years ago the swelling in the joint in my case helped a bit. As movement was restricted. Stitches were uncomfortable so be careful washing near them. ... (11 replies)
... fourth very minor surgery just to take out the temporary implant. This lasted me for 20 years! Now I am recovering from a bilateral total joint replacement with TMJ Concepts. ... (11 replies)
... Thank you, for your reply. I think he is just doing the athroscopy, to look and see what else he needs to do. Did you have swelling after this procedure, and about how long does it take? I get severely sick after having anesthesia, so I will have to talk to my dr. about this. Other surgeries I've had where suppose to be day surgeries, ended up 3 to 4 day inpatient stays. I get... (11 replies)
... I have been suffering with a slipped disc in my jaw and after having had arthroscentesis and arthroscopy it has been establised my disc is out of place, it is deteriating and my joint itself is inflammed. ... (0 replies)
... The other arthroscopy I had was back in 2005. The tried to move my disc back into place but it only stayed for two weeks. ... (11 replies)
... Hi everyone, well today I went to my TMJ specialist, and first off let me tell you I am in PAIN! ... (11 replies)
... I've never thought of the link to my TMJ issues before, but I am now exploring that option since I've gone to so many avenues to get better. ... (8 replies)