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Could I have TMJ?
Oct 20, 2005
... Yes, it is possible that with symptoms 1, 2 and 3 that you might get TMJ later in life. Symptoms 4 and 5 really don't have anything to do with TMJ that I am familiar with, especially the brain freeze. ... (26 replies)
Is this TMJ?
Oct 20, 2005
... As you can tell, I do have TMJ and have had all the usual symptoms. ... (4 replies)
... TMJMom, I don't mean to sound so dramatic, but take your daughter to a different dentist and get her away from this guy. TMJ is diagnosed when there is PAIN and when there is POPPING and LOCKED JAW. Your daughter has none. Assymetry means nothing. PAIN and FUNCTION means everything. ... (4 replies)

... Thank you Raylb and Catswold for your responses. ... (11 replies)
... Hi Carol. I really didn't notice any change the first few nights. The only thing I noticed was that the only night I didn't wear the NTI I woke with a regular migraine. The Dentist I selected will do the testing and determine if I truly do have TMD, then he said the next step will be to supply me woth a splint for a few months and see if I suatain relief. I will... (3 replies)
... Hi, How did you feel during the 3 days that you wore the NTI, especially the 3rd night? If I were you, I would get the NTI tightened and try that again since pain came back the first night you didn't wear it. I highly suggest that you do not have braces or anything else that is irreversible until the pain is under control with bite splint(s), pain medication, ice and... (3 replies)
TMJ & Orthodontics
Sep 29, 2005
... I had to stop seeing him when I moved from his area. I have never been able to find another chiropractor who has helped at all and they have all claimed to be TMJ "Specialists." They were all more interested in my back and the only time my back has ever hurt was when it was cracked by a chiropractor. ... (5 replies)
TMJ & Orthodontics
Sep 29, 2005
... I had braces as a teenager and had 4 of the smaller molars pulled. I developed TMJ when I was 27 years. I did have braces put on again because I was told my bite was off. I was in excruiating pain and nothing was done to ease this pain. ... (5 replies)
... you finally got someone in your area to help you with your pain. MSU recommended someone in Howell. I am going to give my TMJ a little more time. The first 4 months things weren't going well so he changed things and now I'm noticing a little improvement. ... (10 replies)
... Hi Lightear and Miss L (UK) from USA, Do either of you have bite splints that you can wear at night sleeping? With the way you are describing your situation, I think a bite splint would help. Is there any one there who makes bite splints? Are the grommets tubes that are put in the ear drum to try and drain fluid? If they are, can you get them to remove the grommets? ... (8 replies)
... UM used to have a jaw clinic in the 80's. 1980 is when TMJ became my life. ... (10 replies)
... A lot of people who clench or grind their teeth don't necessarily have or get TMJ. TMJ basically means that the joint has stopped functioning as it should. ... (10 replies)
... Take your time to find out everything that you can. You are a little "luckier" than I was because there is a lot more information out about TMJ and the Internet also exists. ... (8 replies)
... if need be. Apparently he's been working with TMJ a long time and he's where most people are referred to in my area. He then sends a pt. to one of the 4 dentist he works with. ... (2 replies)
... I had tomograms taken about 12 years ago. I had just started with a new TMJ "Specialist" in a new city 24 years after first being diagnosed with TMJ. I'm not sure why because we already knew I had displaced discs. ... (2 replies)
... I know, we all think its just for depression but that's not true. It regulates serotonin, a natural brain chemical, which seems to help TMJ sufferers. Back to Tina's suggestions now as they are excellent. God bless... ... (4 replies)




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