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... The thing is my first NM dentist gave me an NTI splint that did absolutely nothing because they assumed that I was clenching. ... (23 replies)
... I am seeing an orthodontist today for a consult, and I was hoping to talk to him about splint options. ... (1 replies)
... MountainReader, it sounds like you've been through a lot. I came across some of your older posts when I did a search. But sounds like you are in good hands now. I am sorry your insurance doesn't cover this stuff. I don't understand why medical would not cover. If you break or sprain your ankle, you are covered to get the appropriate treatment. Why is this particular... (5 replies)

... I've tried NTI splints with two different orthodontists. They were HORRIBLE!! ... (5 replies)
... as adequate. It felt much more balanced in my mouth. I guess I didn't realize how much it had changed with the constant wear. Anyway, she suggested I wear the splint only at night for now as I am moving so quickly. I have another adjustment appointment scheduled for next week. ... (5 replies)
... I think I know what is happening, but I would love thoughts of those of you who have made the rounds, so to speak. I had been wearing a new splint my prosthodontist made for me for 6 nights. The last three mornings I woke up in excruciating pain in my neck, and proceeded to get worse every day. ... (5 replies)
NTI and bruxism
Jan 1, 2013
... MountainReader, thanks. I read Dr Boyd's online book where he said that you still clench on the NTI splint, but with much less intensity, so it will not cause any more problems i.e headaches and such. ... (5 replies)
NTI and bruxism
Dec 27, 2012
... I have had a long problem with bruxism and my dentist just fitted me with an NTI splint. It is not the most comfy thing to wear but I have stuck to it for nearly a week. ... (5 replies)
Tmj splint
Sep 18, 2012
... t quite meet, or that while I'm talking, my teeth unexpectedly slam together. I've found that when I've gotten to the point of "no control" of the joint, this splint helps to bring things back into alignment. ... (12 replies)
... I've been in TMJD treatment since April of this year. My TMJ specialist has had me wearing an anterior repositioning splint that goes over all of my upper teeth. ... (2 replies)
... My dentist said they would recommend a NTI splint. I sought a 2nd opinion and then a 3rd. ... (0 replies)
... I have worn my splint for a couple of weeks now. The dentist filed the top back a little bit more so it's not as tight on the gum..and it's not making my teeth sore now. ... (6 replies)
... Is it an NTI splint that you are wearing at night? ... (12 replies)
... However, my 2nd splint was an NTI splint and I would never recommend you use this splint for long term use. ... (6 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)
... I'm two weeks into wearing my NTI splint. And for the last three days my symptoms have gotten much worse. I'm developing symptoms I never had before. ... (9 replies)
... This is what an NTI splint does. It is small, worn at night and immitates that pencil. ... (20 replies)
... I was feeling the same way as you do re splints after reading the stories other posted on the boards but the NTI splint is very simple and does not create any additional problems due it's design. It ofcourse must be fitted correctly. ... (10 replies)
... I'm sorry you're not feeling so well. Before I talk about NTI, I will say that when I had traditional splint therapy, it took at least 8 months before I felt any relief. ... (6 replies)
... top of my head that are so painful for me. I can't raise my eyebrows without pain because my scalp is so incredibly, inhumanly tight! The splint hasn't helped much with this at all. ... (6 replies)

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