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... Thank you for sharing something positive! I went to a dentist for non surgical treatment and they sent me to a surgeon bc I was in too much pain and couldn't open enough for splint therapy. They were going to do something similar to your treatment. ... (4 replies)
... Also try physical therapy if it is muscle related. You need a tmj specialist. Have you had any scans done? ... (27 replies)
... on an occlusal guard that goes on the bottom teeth and is worn 24 hours for 6 months to get me out of pain, then braces then surgery bc I have an open bite. He says if I fix my open bite with braces the teeth will eventually move back to an open bite. ... (0 replies)

... Thank you everyone for the info! I've read a lot about the surgery and others trying it fix the bite with out surgery and having their bite come back. I did read one response who had the surgery and 5 years later the open bite was back. ... (7 replies)
... to correct my bite. I had three braces on my lower jaw as a young child, retainers with keys, retainers, plain braces, we used rubber bands on the braces, jasper jumpers, and the herbst device. ... (7 replies)
... I have been to two different orthos and a surgeon for tmj. One ortho said he could fix my open bite with braces. Another said the only way to fix an open bite is with braces and then surgery. ... (7 replies)
... My third oral surgeon reccomended I get into splint therapy. He would not do it and told me to go see my dentist. My dentist made a horrible one so I went and did a few consults until I found the right orthodontist. I am terrified of orthodontists due to the appliances I had when I was a child. ... (1 replies)
... This very much sounds like it could all be TMJ related. ... (6 replies)
... Have you considered braces to correct it? ... (3 replies)
... months isn't a long time for a splint to work at its best. Sometimes it takes up to a year or even longer. Your bite is changing and your muscles are constantly adjusting to a new bite, so some discomfort is expected. ... (4 replies)
... Awesome story. I ahave been using a splint that brought the jaw forward and it has helped heaps but now the dentist has tried to ween me off and made the splint alot smaller and pain is returning. I think it has been made harder because I have had to fly out of town to see this dentist. ... (4 replies)
... I was diagnosed with TMJ just over a year ago. I started having bad headaches when I was about 15 years old. ... (8 replies)
Military Neck TMJ
Aug 10, 2015
... Same here. I'm 27, TMJ started at age 12, about a year after getting braces. Then at 14 I started having neck and shoulder pain. ... (14 replies)
... No I never had or needed braces luckily. ... (27 replies)
... NJ321, did you have braces before at some point? ... (27 replies)
... The thing that's weird is I really get no pain except for in my ear at times & when I eat sometimes. But I still get all these other weird symptoms. I feel like I've tried every option available to me & I'm still having issues. I'm not as bad as I was at the same time last year, but I'm still having a lot of issues. I'm starting to worry I have some sort of brain damage or a... (27 replies)
... A quick test you can perform to diagnose if the issue is with the TMJD, is to place your little finger in each ear and open and close your jaw. ... (27 replies)
... I heard that repositioning splint with braces it is the way. ... (0 replies)
... Hi rose and thank you for your reply. The idea behind the NIH view seems to be that most TMJ occurences resolve themselves to some extent on their own. ... (4 replies)
New TMJ Patient
Jun 6, 2015
... So I finished Phase 1 treatment two months ago and am still thrilled with the results. The only symptoms that remain are a bit of ear congestion and tinnitus. ... (6 replies)


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