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... The best advice anyone can give you is when surgery is mentioned to run in the opposite direction as fast as your legs will carry you. Surgery of the TMJs are done far too often and in so many cases the person ends up in worse shape than they started out in. ... (6 replies)
Splint
May 4, 2004
... I'm not familiar with your history but has this dentist fitting you for this splint or nightguard done tests to determine if your problem is with a displaced disc or entirely muscular? ... (2 replies)
... I have been in my splint for about 7 months now and it has been extremely successful for me. I am moving into phase ll next week. ... (12 replies)

... TMJ can definately be caused by an uneven bite. Your dentist should know that if he knows anything at all about TMJ. Tiffany (3 replies)
... I am currently waiting on my dentist for an estimate on how much it will cost to have a night guard made to treat my TMJ but I have also read about splints used for treating TMJ to prevent clenching at night. ... (3 replies)
... I have a displaced disc on the left side. My orthodontist gave me a few choices of what to do for phase ll. 1. Do alot of expensive crowns which is not an option for me, 2. do nothing and continue to use my splint 3. ... (8 replies)
... the most part most on this board who have dental insurance have found their insurance companies extremely difficult to deal with and most unwilling to cover the cost of their treatment. ... (4 replies)
... Throat Doc, was atleast honest enough to inform me that I had TMJ and sent me to the Oral Surgeon. Oral Surgeon did a MRI, said I had Lateral displacment of my right disc with mouth closed only! ... (0 replies)
... I know you have had massage therapy and trigger point, but you might need something different in physical therapy. I was fitted with a splint that moved my lower jaw forward into a new bite. This was done so that there was the optimal 3mm of joint space. ... (9 replies)
TiffanyAnne....
Jan 6, 2004
... I totally agree with you that the whole treatment of TMJ is MOSTLY speculation. Very little of it, if any, is proven. ... (8 replies)
... :eek: :wave: hi , yea that cost is a ton of monie, i have been in bitesplints for over a year now along with my braces an my tmj doc/orthodontist is at the point where he is cutting the back part of my splint molor by molor out now so they can be pulled into place , sofar it's working great my very back molors are hitting just a very little bit now an no TMJ praise god, so... (6 replies)
... ool! Originally I was going to have braces or crowns for phase 2 but my neuro says im still not stable enough to do crowns and wouldnt be able to handle the pain of braces on top of my TMJ and cervical pain. I know she is right. ... (4 replies)
... A repositioning splint to bring my jaw forward ahsd provided little if anty relief. ... (5 replies)
... I've tried splint therapy 3 times already and have gotten nowhere. I have an anterior open bite and muscle spasms as well as referred pain to my teeth. ... (13 replies)
... I too have been going to a wonderful prosthodontist, he has had training in TMJD. My splint cost more than yours and is an 'upper' splint. My DMD chose the upper splint because of his ability to diagnos which I needed for the best treatment. ... (2 replies)
... r bill and that you will continue contacting the hospital administrator until those charges are removed. I'm so glad you stood spoke up. Everyone is getting sick of being treated like crap by hospitals and other medical "professionals". ... (13 replies)
... In my opinion, the problem is that you went to an orthodontist. Orthodontists don't study about TMJ problems. They specialize in doing braces, so of course that is what they will tell you. You need to see a TMJ specialist for a diagnosis and treatment plan. ... (16 replies)
... minutes of waiting he finally came in... ... (16 replies)
... I only need to have the lower teeth moved by braces. Dr. LaFerla says that the uppers are in the best place for them but the lower teeth slam hard into back side of my upper front teeth. That makes the teeth sore plus it keeps the bite off by the teeth slamming and moving that way. ... (36 replies)
Cymy Sue
Sep 21, 2003
... I've been reading alot about research, theories, techniques, "Different Schools of Thought", case histories, etc. ... (6 replies)




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