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... t blame you for being angry at the dentist, that is perfectly natural! Second, let me say that you are NOT alone...I am in a similar situation. I never had any TMJ problems at all before I had my 4 impacted wisdom teeth extracted. NEVER! But my oral surgeon was incompetent, and took way too long to extract my teeth... ... (3 replies)
... then why is third doctor concluding that by messing around with your bite will fix your TMJ problems? ... (6 replies)
... it didn't work with me and at some point if its not working it doesn't make sense to continue. ... (6 replies)

... I am glad to hear that you are seeing a neurologist and that you have seen an ENT who have said everything is fine. TMJ has many symptoms and so its important to rule out other possible causes of your symptoms. ... (14 replies)
... Here's my story. In Feb 2010 my jaw locked up and my muscles spasmed. I had an mri and i was diagnosed with a anteriorally displaced disc in the right tmj joint. ... (6 replies)
... Right now I can get one finger in. ... (27 replies)
... I am still struggling and can not work due to chronic and disabling symptoms. ... (31 replies)
... is one of the main causes of tmj in later years. ... (10 replies)
... I did everything I could to reduce the stress in my life. I used to work super long hours at an unappreciative company, and now I work from home. I make less than before, but it's worth it. I've also weeded out the "toxic people" in my life, and that made a big difference, especially for just one individual. ... (0 replies)
TMJ and surgery?
Jun 23, 2007
... I am 49 years old and have been in splint therapy off and on for tmj problems for 2 years. I was also taking a pill called Remeron for anxiety. ... (3 replies)
... THANX! If it werent for this board I'd be so lost. One more quick question, did you guys have a hard time getting referred to an oral surgeon? ... (10 replies)
... It is hard to tell you what type of splint will help her. Anyone who acts like they treat all cases of tmj the same way are the ones to be leary of. Tmj is as individual as the person who has it. Just because one person has good luck with a splint, the next patient maybe unable to tolerate that kind of spling. ... (10 replies)
... but can't figure out from the posts whether the splints are normally covered by insurance. ... (6 replies)
... Some of you may remember that I had an upcoming appointment for a second opinion after my last TMJ "specialist" said he wouldn't treat me anymore unless I got my wisdom teeth removed. Though he had no problems charging me for a splint without even an xray. ... (6 replies)
... hospital that actually owns the insurance company that we have. To make matters worse my husband is the art director at the insurance company! ... (7 replies)
... and now we are down to let's get a tomogram and see if I can treat you. It's going on 5 weeks since my treatment. ... (9 replies)
... What is a TMJ Specialist? ... (19 replies)
... front of the joints but the right side is by far the worst of it all. The only time the left side really hurts is when I manage to hit on 2 upper left molars and make them ache. That's when it gets bad on that side. ... (5 replies)
... I can seriously relate. I was in shock when everyone said the same thing..." no it is not due to the orthodontic work that you had done"..... ... (14 replies)
... to assess each individuals specific issues and customize a treatment plan to help that patient. He didn't use any type of 'cookie cutter' approach that a lot of TMJ practitioners appear to use, based upon the internet ads and what has been shared here over the years. ... (12 replies)


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