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TMJ Question
Aug 23, 2018
... I have been struggling with extreme TMJ for about 9 months now. I have seen a few different specialists and I feel like nothing is working. ... (0 replies)
... What is with your jaw from their point of view? ... (12 replies)
... Since you are plagued with the head ache , the NTI is the best splint i heard to help it, dont give up on it! ... (12 replies)

... Clenching is usually the sign that there is something unbalanced with the bite. Based on your headaches it seems to me that you might be biting too strongly on your back teeth. ... (12 replies)
... Hi - Thanks for your input!! I suffer from mostly tension type headaches in the back of my head/neck that almost feel like migraines. My whole scalp is also very sensitive. And of course I am a night time clencher. It just seems as though none of the splints work. I don't know how to stop night time clenching!! It's good to know that I am not alone..alot of people don't... (12 replies)
... MaggieMay, I'm curious, did the TMJ specialist tell you if the NTI splint could change your bite after just 7 weeks nightly wearing? ... (28 replies)
... Anyway, the NTI is not just supposed to be fitted to your teeth. ... (28 replies)
... I think I mentioned in my earlier post that I was writing back and forth with the inventor of the NTI. I told him about my disc displacements, and he simply told me that my NTI needs to be adjusted correctly. ... (28 replies)
... I wore an NTI for about 7 weeks, with a few nights off here and there. I later realized it was not adjusted properly AT ALL and was causing more problems. ... (28 replies)
... I didn't have problems with the crown itself, it was the idiot dentist. See I hadn't really had any problems with my tmj for several years, I wore my splint dutifully and even ate with it and things had gotten really, really good. ... (20 replies)
... CherylLynn, Thank you for the info. I have read about people who have had six or even eight splints before they found one that worked for them. My dentist told me the TMJ exam alone would be $400, and that's not including the splint I'm sure. I will be paying out of pocket for one, so I wanted to make sure I don't waste money on one that won't help me, if possible.... (20 replies)
... My kid has tried 2 different versions of an NTI and unfortuantely, they didn't help him. ... (20 replies)
... his sounds like what I need. I tried the pencil idea and I see what you mean. I don't have dental insurance however, so I'm wondering if anyone knows how much an NTI might cost? ... (20 replies)
... This is what an NTI splint does. It is small, worn at night and immitates that pencil. ... (20 replies)
... k about NTI, I will say that when I had traditional splint therapy, it took at least 8 months before I felt any relief. If you feel that you really want to stay with your current dentist, you may want to give it some time. ... (6 replies)
... The splint was flat and designed to basically protect my teeth from the damage that occurs when clenching and grinding when I slept. ... (3 replies)
NTI mouth guards
Jul 7, 2013
... I've had it since Oct. 2007. The NTI is working well for me, I guess. ... (2 replies)
... or had success with a modified Hawley splint. ... (1 replies)
... back in 2011. It keeps my back teeth from meeting and prevents clenching at night. ... (5 replies)
... I was clenching like crazy in my sleep. I told my dentist and he sent me to another dentist who specializes in TMJ. ... (8 replies)

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