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... bite splint therapy. I am also from Mt. Pleasant, MI and going through the same thing. ... (6 replies)
Splint therapy
Jan 19, 2001
... My Mouth has the muscle spasms and I have headaches, I clench my teeth like no tomarrow! My orthodontist specializes in TMJ. He suggested that I go through the bite splint therapy. Then I would have to go through braces after that. Is there any good comments about this? ... (13 replies)
... of training with regards to splints and the function of the jaw. Through my personal experience, it is my opinion that both play a role in terms of how well the splint works. ... (4 replies)

... The arthritis on the left side means joint inflammation so your bite is out of balance. healthy joints aren't inflammed, does your knee hurt if you press on it? ... (4 replies)
... Hello, I just started splint therapy for TMJ a few weeks ago, and the other day, my doctor said he had to "adjust" the splint. ... (0 replies)
... of stress for about a month or two and noticed I was wearing down the enamel on my 2 front bottom teeth. My dentist built them back up and made me a soft rubber bite guard to wear while sleeping. I was biting through that in 3 weeks. ... (0 replies)
... bly basing the slpint therapy on the clicking he is hearing when you open and close as well as the visual evidence he is seeing on your teeth that indicates your bite is not as good as it should be. ... (4 replies)
... and now I'm going to to splint therapy for a while. For the next 2 months I have to wear this every day all the time, than I can take it out and wear it only at night. ... (4 replies)
... Braces helped me as well as Acupuncture and muscle relaxers. I had an open anterior bite and my teeth used to bang into each other and cause tooth and gum pain. ... (1 replies)
... I began splint therapy back in March. ... (9 replies)
... open bite you now have...only my last molar on the right touched the lower tooth. ... (6 replies)
... Hello there..I can honestly say I am one person who had success with my splint therapy. ... (6 replies)
... Thanks, Katie that is encouraging. It definitely has helped with the neck pain and some of the facial pain although I am still getting spasms and still have body pain and muscle twitching all over. I have finally been able to wear them all day and only remove them for eating and cleaning. Can you tell me what the orthognathic surgery will do? I had it done years ago to... (6 replies)
... I loved my splint within the first month for the relief in the painful muscle spasms, and the reduction I felt in head, face, neck and shoulder pain. ... (6 replies)
... s often and had less facial, jaw and tongue spasms. By the end of the 2nd month the pain seemed less intense, ear ringing almost totally gone but now my face and bite felt crooked. ... (6 replies)
... When I first started wearing a bite splint at night only, it cost $295 (that was about 10 years ago however). If you're looking at extended treatment with a repositioning splint and regular adjustments/appointments (commonly called Phase I), it can cost several thousand dollars. For 14 months of Phase I treatment, I had to max out a credit card for $5,400. That doesn't... (6 replies)
... They were severe. I had ear symptoms as well. I dealt with that for 6 weeks and saw a dentist. I didn't like him and never went back. However his plan was a splint and braces. I made an appointment with a dentist that specializes in TMJ but couldn't get in for several weeks. ... (17 replies)
... about open bites following splint therapy. Some dentist is going to make a lot of money off of me building up my teeth so that I can bite down without a splint. Until and if I get to that point and can get the money, I'm up the creek, without a paddle. Good luck! ... (17 replies)
... I'm currently in splint therapy and my tmj specialist said that if my teeth don't touch when i take out my splint i'm making progress. ... (17 replies)
... took about an hour. The next visit about 2 weeks later was to make impressions of my bite to make my upper splint. ... (1 replies)

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