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TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint Board Index
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... I met with a new neuromuscular dentist last Friday. She said she doesn't agree with the bite splint my orofacial pain dentist was using. She said it relieves the pressure on the muscles but does nothing to correct them. ... (1 replies)
... correct bite position. I don't know very many people who had success with splint alone. ... (2 replies)
... wean from the splint and see how it goes...I don't like this option since my jaw is so out of balance I don't have a good bite without it. ... (39 replies)

... I've been wearing a repositioning splint for 1 year. It has brought my jaw joints back and they have found a stable place. Rebuilding from this position is possible. The problem however is that my body is not in harmony with the new head position. Bones have shifted and muscles are in spasms. ... (0 replies)
... and since that time, my already open bite has actually become more open. ... (4 replies)
... is bite too hard or let your teeth hang apart. The acrylic of an orthotic is softer than your teeth, and you'll wear it away before you do any damage to the teeth. ... (18 replies)
... A displaced disc is very common TMJ problem. Get a second opinionwith respect to surgery and orthodentics before doing either. Surgery should be last option. I don't what type of surgery he is recommending but still any surgery should be a last resort. With respect to orthodentics since it also permanently alters your jaw; I would proceed carefully. Typically if its just... (12 replies)
... I think that's the best way to determine the correct treatment plan. ... (5 replies)
... spasms are caused by a bad bite. Their approach is to fit me with a diagnostic splint to figure out my correct bite. I've been at it for 2 weeks now, having it adjusted regularly depending on how my body reacts to the splint. ... (5 replies)
... Will my bite go back to where it was on its own? ... (0 replies)
... with your muscles relaxed it helps your jaw go into a more natural position even though it may not feel natural as opposed to actually altering your the position of jaw as some appliances are designed to do. ... (7 replies)
... splint therapy. That is the position my jaw is still in currently with continued treatment. ... (23 replies)
... months to discover the correct bite. We then move on to braces or crowns to make the new position permanent. He said the goal of this splint is to move the jaw forward, relax the muscles and to find the correct bite. ... (10 replies)
... grinding, but later found out it actually contributed to my TMJD. The lower mandibular repositioning splint is designed to encourage my bite to settle into a "correct" more forward position. I wear it over my lower teeth. It has "bumps" on the top that match up to my upper teeth. ... (7 replies)
... Hi I know exactly how you feel , my ears are stuffy its horrible ! I read on a health board that icing down your jaw , can help blocked ears , It helped me a lot , especially on the part at the front of your ear at the tmj joint ! Hope this helps keep going there's a answer for everyone (7 replies)
... My ortho said to correct my bite I would not only need braces but surgery too to move my jaw forward. ... (7 replies)
Splint or Braces?
Jan 11, 2012
... This splint is typically worn until your muscles relax and your bite is in correct positioning. This typically takes at least 6 months. Phase II involves "permanant" changes in your bite. ... (3 replies)
... nce therapy. I know I've stopped because my teeth aren't sore when I wake up in the morning. It may just be that in your case you still haven't reached the final position of where your bite wants to be. ... (9 replies)
... invasive treatment...which surgery is not.., and the basic premise is getting the jaw repositioned into your correct neuromuscular position using functional jaw Orthopedics....such as orthodics.. ... (7 replies)
... can suffer a trauma to the middle ear every time you bring your teeth together as the joint acts like a hammer adjacent to the ear canal. If the TMJ was in the correct position the ear would be protected by the articular disc and would also be a greater distance from the joint. ... (7 replies)


Associated Tags: lower jaw, neuromuscular dentist craniofacial pain, neuromuscular dentistry jaw, orthodontics, splint therapy, tmd, tmj disorder

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