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... Obviously if you have a fracture in the jaw or condyle, there needs to be something more invasive other than orthodic therapy, but my dentist has treated tmd patients for 20yrs, post surgicals, and trauma (accidents), and he's never had to resort to sending someone for a TJR. NM dentistry can help TMD on all levels, not just from muscular imbalances. :) (6 replies)
... I just have a question for all those who have had different surgeries. I had right arthroscopy Friday and so far so good with the tmj aspect. Only problem is my eyebrow is droopy on the side he did the surgery, has anyone had this happen? ... (1 replies)
... I've posted before about my TMJ troubles since the extraction of my four impacted wisdom teeth in January of 2007. ... (0 replies)

... Hi guys, :wave: My name is Lelly and I'm from Scotland and I've been suffering from TMJ problems since I was about 17/18. I've been lurking on the forums here for ages, but I need some advice now so I thought I'd wade in! I'll give you the shortened version of my story, so I don't bore you all to tears. Initially I had moderate pain, and clicking, and locking etc, so I... (9 replies)
... maxillofacial surgeon, who only suggested an arthroscopy as a solution. ... (4 replies)
... come should be that if it works it will correct my jaw opeing and hence correct all the other problems that stem from the out of place discs. Unitl reading about TMJ I never would have associated headaches and a bad back with my jaw! ... (12 replies)
... Hi I live in the U.K. too, but in Surrey. I'm not sure what posterially disc displacement means either I'm afraid, but I suppose displaced from behind? I've been diagnosed (from an MRI scan) with displacement of both discs, with the right failing to reduce I can't understand that you are unable to get treatment on the NHS. I was referred by my dentist (because of long... (24 replies)
... I too have been suffering from TMJ problems for some time now. ... (20 replies)
... How are you doing now in terms of pain/function? I'm contemplating having the same surgery and am curious as to how you're doing several years after your surgery. (26 replies)
... I have closed lock too, and after doing extensive research I am scheduled for arthroscopy with Dr. Tarro of MA. ... (20 replies)
... I just got a mitek anchor in my left TMJ three weeks ago and I have to say that it significantly has helped my pain. ... (2 replies)
... Your opening is not very much and I have had a lot of doctors tell me that a lot of people have displaced disc in their TMJ and don't even realize it. I suppose it would be difficult to have dental work done in that condition! ... (11 replies)
... They then decided to do the arthroscopy and pull the disc back into place and fix the ligaments. They were successful in the surgery, but they were not sure how long the disc was going to stay. ... (8 replies)
... My tmj problem seems to keep getting worse and worse. ... (8 replies)
... I just had my 2nd arthrosopy in 4 months because my disc somehow slipped out of place again. Not real sure how it happened. However, I only thought I was feeling better after the first one. This time, I must say I am feeling great compared to before. I had the surgery on a Thursday & was back in class on Monday. I am not having much pain at all. The worst part is liquids... (26 replies)
... hi va-gal, my suture is the non-dissolvable. it is a prolene - the smallest gauge (#0). i did some research on this suture and even the needle used - within the manufacturers websites. i even spoke with some doctors and they told me the suture had dissolved - because they did not know what type of suture was used. i had to do my own research to find out exactly what was... (26 replies)
... Road8 I cannot believe your doctor tried to do arthroscopic surgery in his office. Does he have an elaborate surgical suite in his office area? Were you intubated? I would not have attempted that procedure in an office setting. I am glad he aborted the surgery and did it in the hospital the next time. This is such a small and delicate joint and requires incredible... (26 replies)
... hi jane 254, i echo va-gals comments. (and i like her moxie.) i wanted to tell you though, there are a few web pages that do, in fact, show an actual arthroscopic procedure on the tmjs. i do not remember the site. however, i did find it using the usual key words that one would use within a search engine. the page shows actual color photos of each step of the procedure... (26 replies)
... 3 days off from work is a bit unrealistic, unless you have a long weekend with it. And even then, you will have some swelling and bruising to contend with and pain. These docs make this all seem like it is so simple, but then again it is not their joint being poked and prodded around in. It really angers me that they the way they minimize it all. None of this is easy. ... (26 replies)
... My oral surgeon tells me that one of the joints of my jaw gets stuck as it opens and he scheduled me to have artoscopy to fix it. I'm not in unbearable pain and now I am getting very scared after reading this. He says I only need to take 3 days off work but will 6 weeks of therapy. No wiring of my jaw. He makes it sound like no big deal but I am wondering if I should go... (26 replies)


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