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... specialist for this kind of surger. If anyone knows of the best of the best please let me know. We are leaning towards conservative and not going for the open jaw surgery yet. I scares me to death. I just want to help her get out of pain. Any suggestions from anyone would be of great help. ... (49 replies)
... Both of my discs were dislocated during the extraction, and since then, I have had constant bone, muscle and nerve pain. Recently, we've decided to remove one disc and pack the joint with fat. ... (0 replies)
... Removal of the disc is not done anymore. ... (5 replies)

... Cymy Sue, this is probably an odd request, but i read a post you wrote a few years back. The discussion was regarding TMJD and jaw deviations to one side upon opening. ... (0 replies)
... My MRI's came back as "normal" because the discs weren't totally displaced, but when my ortho reviewed the pictures with me, it was obvious that my disc had slipped out of place which resulted in my lower jaw being pushed back towards my ear. ... (16 replies)
... I too, after this happened, googled jaw exercises and wondered if I should do them. ... (4 replies)
... I have been suffering with a slipped disc in my jaw and after having had arthroscentesis and arthroscopy it has been establised my disc is out of place, it is deteriating and my joint itself is inflammed. ... (0 replies)
... By arthroplasty, I meant the procedure where they surgically stitch the disc back into place. It can be done many ways, including the way that rt8624 mentions, with the mitek anchor to hold it in place. ... (20 replies)
... Hmm, I thought maybe the clicking noises were from bone rubbing on scar tissue or something. But maybe it is bone rubbing on bone that is producing the clicking. Either way, it sounds bad. ...Great... :dizzy: (2 replies)
... c i am only 24 years old, and have been living with a locked jaw for the past five years, now with an opening of 10mm. before my disc removal my opening was only 5mm. ... (2 replies)
... A scope is used to look directly into the joint. Most often used for disc problems such adhesions and dislocations. ... (2 replies)
Please Help
Mar 23, 2003
... My Dentist did not say anything about jaw movement, forward or backward. He said the purpose was to take the "load" off the joints and let the muscles relax into a more normal position. ... (7 replies)
... my jaw has shifted. ... (27 replies)
... I have full range when opening my mouth but it does lock and I have to move my jaw from side to side to unlock it and be able to close my mouth. This happens every single time without fail when I open my mouth fully. ... (3 replies)
Tmj splint
Sep 19, 2012
... Thankyou jay for your response. My tmj started I believe after removal of wisdom teeth back ,I noticed jaw clicking,neck cliking and right side of jaw would lock if for example I yawned or ate a burger. ... (12 replies)
... M doctor says the joint itself is fine and that it might be a displaced disc causing the problem. I was given a mouth splint about 6 months ago for using at night. Using my splint didn't seem to do any good. ... (0 replies)
... the first tmj dentist i saw said that wisdom tooth removal cannot shift or change your bite and that i was having muscle spasms due to my open bite. ... (12 replies)
... some are flat planes designed to let your jaw find its own comfortable spot. ... (5 replies)
... goes on and on. My goal of treatment was to get out of pain and stop the headaches. I did NOT think that because of treatment I would be as good as new. My left disc is displaced and I did not figure that splint therapy would recapture my disc although some people have. I have finished phase l and have moved onto phase ll. ... (4 replies)
... I am so sorry to hear that you have had long term problems with your jaw, sounds dreadful. Unfortunately I come to this forum with other problems too, not just jaw problems. ... (9 replies)




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