... I think you should see a new orthodentist. I don't know why he would be filing down your teeth especially if you are wearing braces and having your teeth and bite adjusted, because as long as you are wearing braces and recieving adjustmenst your bite is going to change.
Filing down teeth should only be done as a last resort.
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... My name is Julia and I'm 18. I've been experiencing pain in my throat and two swollen, almost quarter sized knots, one on each side of my throat under my jaw. ... (1 replies)
... So I happened upon this board after countless hours of researching TMJ symptoms and a number of which that I have. Although, it's unfortunate that so many suffer from this, it's a nice feeling to have a community here. ... (1 replies)
... Hi everyone! Okay, so I have to say first that I'm not sure I have TMJ Disorder. I don't seem to have many symptoms of it, but I do have a problem which certainly seems to match up with many experiences I am reading about here. ... (2 replies)
... Okay I just wanted to let you all know what has been helping me. My huge problem is how my jaw pulls to one side. Ever since about 6 years ago my jaw had been slightly pulling to the side with no pain. ... (0 replies)
... yes TMJ can develop from trauma too the jaw. Its unclear to me what kind of surgery that is being contemplated but jaw surgery is major surgery. ... (1 replies)
... y, being abroad, I have had to deal with all of my questions on my own, being unable to communicate with the hospital staff that treated me. My jaw was broken in one place, and treated with a plate and elastics that I had on for two weeks. ... (1 replies)
... times on one side then switch the food to the other side. ... (18 replies)
... Which one do you use? ... (19 replies)
... I thought I trusted my original surgeon 200% until I began having complications. My original surgeon was a world renowned surgeon. I had my first total joint surgery in 2009 and ended up with severe complications. I recently had my left prostheses removed and put back in this past August by another surgeon. My biggest advice is to seek many opinions before undergoing total... (7 replies)
... Whats a hemijoint replacement? I've been told I need a total joint replacement and would like to know if there is a difference.
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... at soft foods but that was about it. I also had to have surgery on my leg in September of 2010 and there were complications so that interrupted treatment of my TMJ for a good 6 months. Anyways, things were not progressing so I elected to have arthoscopic surgery on my right TMJ joint in December of 2011. ... (7 replies)
... I saw Dr Keller yesterday at mayo clinic. He is suggesting a hemijoint replacement on one side,even though both sides have degeneretive changes and are bone on bone. How are you doing now? ... (22 replies)
... to check my vasculature on the right side and I will also donate blood to myself. ... (7 replies)
... I am so sorry to hear about your experience and am so glad you have recovered. I' m sorry I can't really help you. I have been told that I need total joint replacement, both sides and am anxious about surgery, complications; success rate etc. Did your oral surgeon offer an explanation as to what happened and this risk of this happening again with total joint replacement... (7 replies)
... I am new to the boards here and was looking for some information. On September 13th I was to have had a bilateral TMJ arthroplasty with abdominal fat grafting. ... (7 replies)
... s as I use to. I complain constantly to my wife and it's just getting old. I just want to make some progress here, I'm not trying to sound to depressing lol, but tmj disorder can get pretty bad. ... (18 replies)
... The disc in the TMJ can get displaced. ... (18 replies)
... Eat soft foods/don't open wide to the point of pain - try muscle relaxants and anti-inflammatories. Try alternativng hot and cold packs. If things don't clear up in a week, then get to dentist specialixing in oral and facial pain. (1 replies)
... sure I have TMJ disorder. My jaw's been clicking on one side whenever I'd yawn suddenly or open my mouth really fast for years, but I never paid attention to it. ... (1 replies)