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... d. The clenching and grinding are the only two habits left which I do find it sometimes hard to break. I do know if I wear a splint I do grind and clench my teeth more. ... (10 replies)
... If you feel that the NTI makes your pain worse, discuss it with your dentist before giving up on it. Sometimes it takes a little adjustment to get it just right. ... (10 replies)
... I am wondering who had success using the NTI device because I am looking into getting one in the near future. I do grind and clench my teeth from time to time and I don't want my teeth nor my jaw to get worse. My tmj is mild and I want to keep it that way. ... (10 replies)

... I needed several adjustments, but it varies for people. Part of it depends on how much your jaw repositions. In my case, most of the adjustments were done to my teeth rather than my splint. ... (3 replies)
... I have been lurking here for several weeks now. I have learned so much. ... (3 replies)
NTI and bruxism
Dec 27, 2012
... MountainReader, thank you for your reply. By the way, I am Trex... I forgot my password on my other computer and so had to create a new account when posting from there! Oops. ... (5 replies)
NTI and bruxism
Dec 27, 2012
... NTI's and many other splints don't really do anything to stop the clenching. Rather, they help prevent damage from occuring to the teeth with the clenching. ... (5 replies)
... I got an expensive NTI device I was hoping was the cure for my nighttime grinding and biting. After some 6 months I wore it out somehow or another and it wouldnt stay on my teeth. I was afraid i'd swallow it. ... (1 replies)
... Thank you all for your input. I also believe that my bite is a big issue. ... (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)
... Mine is a full mouthpiece on top, covering all of my teeth...I have to pry it out in the morning, so there's no chance of choking on it...I had the other kind...I could kick it off. Even right after it was adjusted. (10 replies)
... Now, for NTI. It definitely relieved much of my temporalis tension. I think the device is really known for affecting that muscle. ... (6 replies)
... Hey no it wasnt an NTI, though i have seen another person on this board Saarah i believe developed an open bite from wearing an nti device, and it has never changed. ... (15 replies)
... NTI has helped me greatly. It wasn't an easy road though. My dentist was new at using it, and for some time, I was feeling worse. It took many visits to my dentist and a daytime version of the NTI, before I really felt better. ... (11 replies)
... for 8 months to a year will change the alignment of your joints. Since your teeth are attached to your bottom jaw, moving the joint position will thus move your teeth and they won't touch anymore. ... (11 replies)
NTI adjustments
Apr 11, 2001
... I got an NTI device about a month ago and need to get it adjusted for the third time. Is it normal to need so many adjustments? ... (0 replies)
... repositioning device. The splint is normally an NTI device. That may be the only one recommended as bite guards and other things can make it worse. ... (6 replies)
... MountainReader, thank you for your comprehensive reply. My dentist just has general training, I believe, although he has been practising for 40 years. He's a great dentist, but thinks that unless I have outright jaw pain, I don't really have TMJD. He also fitted me with the NTI device. ... (5 replies)
NTI and bruxism
Dec 27, 2012
... get a diagnosis of TMJ disorder. My jaw does not pop, click or grind. But i have been having annoying ear symptoms i.e fullness, tinnitus, pressure...off and on for a few months now and am experiencing discomfort, tightness etc. around my jaw joint area, just in front of the left ear. ... (5 replies)
... I have been browsing the forums for a while now and I have to start off by thanking you all for your sharing and help over the last few months! ... (0 replies)


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