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... Hettie, If you don't mind me asking, was your surgeon in Maryland Dr. Warburton? Just curious. Thanks (11 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? ... (11 replies)
... Hi, 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)

... I had some minor facial assymetry. If you didn't know me before my TMJ issues you wouldn't have known, but people close to me knew. ... (7 replies)
... I also have tmj disorder and have had issues with it for the past 3 years now. ... (75 replies)
... hi Jill and Laura, THANKS for the replies! Yes, I am soooo confused and have spent all my $$$ on this guy. The splint is acrylic with flat edge and I feel like it is affecting my bite,etc oddly because my right side hurts more and it feels weird when I move my jaw like my jaw is deviating more now when I push it forward like in an exercise he has me doing- and my right side... (75 replies)
... hopefully move the disc back into place..this is just one procedure that can be done in the dentists' office....but it's invasive, so that's why I want to ask my tmj doc. what he would do in that situation. ... (75 replies)
... This TMJ specialst also wants to try jaw mobilization while I am sedated. Have you heard of that? ... (75 replies)
... hi Laura, THANKS for your reply I have tried massage and am doing cold laser-also have tried acupuncture and tried to do small front splint and did not work, I did not tolerate meds for other splint and went to UnivDDs/TMJ for help and spent the last month trying their relax therapy which did not work-so I went to this DDD/TMJ and I don't know if procedure is the right... (75 replies)
... I've had problems with my jaw ever since I got my wisdom teeth out back in 1999. I had a TMJ arthroscopy back in 2001. Between 1999 and 2001 I tried a bite guard and it left me in excrutiating pain. I take no pain medications on a regular basis. ... (4 replies)
... many splints and none really helped. Also arthrocentesis which didn't help. We TMJD people must start lobbying congress for help. Untill Medicare starts treating TMJ surgery like knee or hip surgery, our pain will continue. ... (26 replies)
... to get married one day and have a child. Now I cant plan to do any of these things. But surgery seems like it will mean I might as well just accept my life as a TMJ prescription outcast in life. My pain managment dr. is having a baby, I asked her is it really true you cant take any meds while pregnant she said yes. ... (26 replies)
... ray, photo, doctor's report, letter, test result, document, that pertains to you and your jaw. tmj malpractice cases are notoriously difficult and i wish you well. ... (26 replies)
... I saw an oral surgeon that wants to do arthroscopic surgery to "clean out" my left TMJ. He won't order an MRI because he says it won't show him anything he can't already tell from examination. He seems really keen on doing the procedure and says it will help. I did splint therapy for over 6 months and had my wisdom teeth removed to no avail. I've spent an incredible amount of... (17 replies)
... I think it is really important for people to continue PT in order to make the surgery work. Also, I am 25 and have had TMJ for a few years now. I have a displaced disc and my right joint is locked all the time. I am able to open my mouth pretty good but it hurts to do so. ... (17 replies)
... ne in two weeks! But, I have tried everything else. My wedding is in sept and I cant stand to think I wont be able to eat at my wedding! My doctor called it a tmj scope.. Is this the same thing? ... (26 replies)
... papergoods, I am the same age as you and have no children but we would like to. I have severe TMJ with left anterior disc displacement without reduction, bone spurring and erosion of the left condolye. I am seeking surgical opinions as a last resort. ... (9 replies)
... I know this topic is kind of old, but I wanted to add my surgeries to the list. 2/03 -Left Arthrocentesis Left me locked. 7/03 -Bilateral Arthoplasty with suturing of the disc Pain was manageable with pain management, but in no way fixed. 6/04 -Bilateral Arthrocentesis Diagnostic procedure to see if I could get any movement with lubrication/steroids/cleanout.... (15 replies)
... I have had this surgery as well and would, be no means, label it "minor". It is, however, easier to recover from than the other tmj surgeries. You didn't mention what problems you are having. What are they hoping to accomplish with this surgery? ... (26 replies)
... When it comes to TMJ surgery - nothing is MINOR and don't let some stupid surgeon tell you otherwise. Anytime you go into that joint you run the very high risk of creating scar tissue which will further cause injury to the joint and pain to you. Even arthrocentethis is invasive and painful. I am not saying don't do it, but don't let the surgeon minimize it to you. I am... (26 replies)

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