... I have used Dr. Harold Gelb....Found him after 5 years of going to Dr to Dr etc...No one could help resolve my symptoms, except Dr Harold Gelb....He is the founder of TMJ if you can not go to him, I suggest highly you get a referral from him to someone who has been taught by him... ... (12 replies)
... Hi. YES YOU SHOULD !!! I have been to see Dr. Harold Gelb. He is located downtown NY in Manhattan. He made a splint for me and I was pain free immediately. ... (5 replies)
... Could you elaborate on what you mean by Gelb not practicing what he preaches? ... (15 replies)
... I also was fitted with the Gelb Splint made by dr. harold gelb. It costed 1800. so yes you are being over charged for it. It's made of hard acrylic and it shouldn't wear down at all. ... (15 replies)
... I'm wondering if anyone has seen Dr. Gelb for treatment. ... (12 replies)
... Hi Marlene/everyone - I had a phone consult with Dr. Rondeau today, more specifically Janie (nurse) at his office. They are wonderful people, and I learned alot of information from them.
Basically, I sent my records to them in the mail so they could review prior to my initial consult. Well, after review, they referred me to a dentist here in Michigan (they actually didn't... (6 replies)
... in NYC you should find several. I can't really recommend one over the other since they were not able to help my particluar problem and sometimes its possible one dr can help one person but not another and it has nothing to do with their experience or training or knowedge. ... (6 replies)
... From what i'm hearing, you DON'T need surgery. Repositioning splint, the Gelb splint, is a good starting point. From experience, i just don't TRUST thoes two. I would go somewhere else if i were you. ... (5 replies)
... Hi Looney,
I have recently read "Taking Control of TMJ" by Uppgaard. He uses Mandibular Orthopedic Repositioning Appliances (MORA--designed by Dr. Harold Gelb) and says that he usually uncovers the very back molars and lets them erupt. Later, however, he says his treatment is reversible. I do not understand how it could be reversible if he is allowing teeth to erupt. I... (10 replies)
... Dr. Harold Gelb would have to be close to 80, if he is not already. ... (12 replies)
... and teaches. I believe he was trained by Dr. Harold Gelb. My jaw has been awful. ... (18 replies)
... Now, have you heard of Dr. Harold Gelb? ... (6 replies)
... John W. Witzig, Terrance J. Spahl, Derek Mahoney, Donald H. Enlow, and Harold Gelb. ... (14 replies)
... jaws aligned at night. Personally I was not too impressed as he offered me very little however that may have been due to the fact I was being treated by another dr at the time. ... (15 replies)
... since i haven't recovered I can only assume it means I have not been properly treated or have not found the right dr to do so. ... (3 replies)
... I believe his name was Harold Gelb. My friend said his son is also an orthodontists and I believe they work out of the same office. I hope this helps some. ... (4 replies)
... I highly recommend him (harold).
He made me a splint and I woke up the next morning feeling better than I had in 10 years. I've had at least 5 other splints made for me during the past 10 years, but I have a feeling those doctors just didn't know how to adjust the appliance.
If you are in the NYC area, do yourself a favor go to this guy. He is the man who created the... (0 replies)
... Hi Everyone,
Some of you might remember I had an appointment with a TMJ specialist Friday - and was trying to learn all I could prior to that appointment. This was my 2nd opinion - and was a dentist who is head of Orafacial Pain at a major teaching Hosptial in NY. He was referred to me by my physical medicine doctor. I was told he was extremely well qualified, and does... (34 replies)
... Hi Crystal...
I just wondered.. do you know if the type of splint you described above is what most tmj specialists are using these days? I believe the constultant I will se on Friday was Trained by Harold Gelb - and may use this "Gelb Appliance". Would you think this is the same concept... Also- do you know around what % of people are helped by putting the jaw in a relaxed... (15 replies)