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... Trust your instincts - from you've you told me it doesn't sound like they have a lot of experience with TMJ. TMJ is extremely complicated - while PTs may get some general training, my limited experience is that you really have to find a PT that specializes in it to get results and this can be hard - because its not the typical injury or problem that PTs routinely treat. ... (4 replies)
... I would want to know why do the braces have to come off now? ... (9 replies)
... Thank you again for your help and the advice. ... (9 replies)

... until my surgeon feels comfortable that my joints are healed enough. Then we will look at braces and if needed bite surgery. ... (4 replies)
... I got a splint, then ended up getting braces and then another splint which I wore at night. I grind my teeth at night. ... (4 replies)
... I am sorry that you are feeling alone with this. Please know that we are all here and you can vent and discuss anything that you need to. I can tell you that has helped me so much while I was going through my rough patch. ... (9 replies)
... Thank you for your help. I am supposed to have my lower jaw moved forward. It's not a double jaw surgery. I did have a full head scan done and the surgeon said I had some slight deterioration in the jaw bone from arthritis. I am not sure what exactly that means though. ... (9 replies)
... Yes, I am actually scheduled to have orthognathic surgery of the lower jaw. I am terrified and literally having anxiety attacks every night about this. ... (9 replies)
... some mild and some quite severe in terms of pain and functioning of the jaw. So whether it will ever "go away" really depends on what is causing the problem in the first place. ... (2 replies)
... it was the best thing I ever had done , yes it is costly but if the wright doctor does it , yes I had it done , I had splints, elastics, braces, headgear , shots in my jaw joints , was a long hall but after my treatment was done and the braces came off wow very happy (4 replies)
Aug 19, 2014
... or you can simply post and ask if anyone can recommend someone in your area. ... (1 replies)
Aug 17, 2014
... m 19 years old and I got tmj when I got my braces 4 years ago. It started off with my jaw locking and my cracking REALLY loudly. ... (1 replies)
... So I have a couple of questions about TMJ before I got to the dentist for it in a couple weeks. ... (2 replies)
Please help!
Aug 17, 2014
... its simple surgery and see if things improve. ... (1 replies)
Please help!
Aug 15, 2014
... Hi! A couple years back when I got my braces off, my jaw started locking and It would crack really loud. It stopped for awhile, but now my jaw is ALWAYS tired. I can still crack it, but the main problem is the tiredness. ... (1 replies)
... My bite shifted already due to the degenertive changes in my joint and my surgeon wants me to have braces first before surgery. ... (2 replies)
... ing just like you about this topic. After the arthroscopy the oral surgeon said the plan is for me to be in the splint for at least another year then go back to braces before jaw surgery to correct my open bite. ... (26 replies)
... From what I have learned on my journey, TMJD is as varied and controversial as it is expensive with no real guarantees of success. ... (9 replies)
... Surgery is a big decision. I think the best thing to do is get a second or even third opinion. Don't have surgery if you are not ready for it. (9 replies)
... I developed an open bite after seeing a jaw specialist for my TMJ. The splint caused my bite to shift so much that I am now in orthodontics and am supposed to have surgery to correct my bite. My problem is that I have SEVERE anxiety over having the surgery. I am contemplating not going through with it. ... (9 replies)

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