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... emporalis tendons on both the left and right jaw by cutting a piece of the jaw bone away where the tendon attaches. Its overnight in the hospital with a 6 week recovery period and I have to use a therabite to stretch my jaw every day beginnning the day after surgery to prevent scar tissue from forming. ... (14 replies)
Gotta a question
Aug 30, 2007
... nt an oral surgeon last week, since I've been having so many headaches, lightheadedness, headpressure, and pain behind my eyes. He sent me to have an MRI of the tmj joints. I followed up with him today, and he explained in detail, and showed me in detail the MRI results. ... (4 replies)
... Hello, I am happy I have found you and hope that you will all take the time to help me. Please except my Thanks in advance just for reading my post. ... (6 replies)

... I have periodontal disease and before the tmj pain started I was experiencing an ache along the left side of my lower jaw and my teeth had become very sensitive on that side as well. ... (4 replies)
The Lyme factor
Nov 28, 2005
... I do realize that the road to recovery is going to be a lengthy one. Do keep us posted from time to time as to how it is going, as well as if you come across anything new. ... (26 replies)
Dec 18, 2001
... all treatment for TMJ disorder. Different treatments work differently for different people. All you can do is try the more common treatments, because they do work for many people. ... (5 replies)
Sep 20, 2003
... o but I thought it might be a sinus infection or something. Now, by having this happen it all makes sense. It just aches really bad. Like when I first had it. My recovery back then was a while.. I wasn't allowed to eat solid foods for 1 month. I couldn't eat anything crunchy or chewy for probably another month at least. ... (1 replies)
... all you have to do is spend some time on this site to see so many examples of this. ... (12 replies)
... Everybody at this point feels that I need a bilateral joint replacement using TMJ Concepts. I am still surprised the the jaw is my first joint to be replaced. According to the drs, RA does not usually attack the jaw so quick and hard. ... (251 replies)
... months. I guess I was lucky that the oral surgeon I saw back then told me that surgery should always be the absolute last option because it doesn't work on so many people and the risks are to high. ... (9 replies)
... months before the surgical date. I still have to wear the braces but no adjustments will be made during this period. Post implant surgery I will have some kind of wire retainer, for maybe another year. ... (26 replies)
I'm sorry!
Feb 19, 2002
... I have went from ENT's to Nero specialist to Internalist to many TMJ specialist. ... (5 replies)
Sep 4, 2006
... d...BUT, I did have nitrous oxide, which made me just "foggy" enough to believe what the oral surgeon said. He kept telling me, "Don't worry, I'm just taking my time so that we don't damage any nerves." Yeah, in the meantime, he was overstretching my jaw joints! ... (8 replies)
Dec 20, 2005
... e of my kids was nice enough to get me a virus on MY computer. Yeah, I saw Dr. D. on Friday. HE plans to remove my right implant and replace it during the same surgery AND put my left side back in. I am not sure how I am feeling about this right now. ... (2 replies)
... Interesting that your TMJ guy said upper splints do nothing, because my "expert" here in central MI says upper splints generate the quickest recovery. So who knows? ... (4 replies)
Dislocated Joints
Jun 11, 2003
... on the outside for the jaw in front of your ear with scopes and tiny little instruments. I barely have scars and have had it done twice in 13 years. The first surgery was done 12 years ago in Atlanta by an Oral Max. Surgeon and the second was done in March in Cleveland by a different OMS. ... (15 replies)
... oss. He's also got a very light touch. I am currently recovering from my second arthroscopy. The difference between the two is night and day. Of course, this time I had ten years of scar tissue to deal with. The recovery is much slower and MUCH more painful. ... (26 replies)
... I have had surgery with Dr Piper in 2003. If there is a less invasive way to treat your TMJ, he will not perform surgery on you. Keep in mind that the more interventions you attempt to correct your TMJ, the more scar tissue and nerve involvement you are risking. ... (12 replies)
Apr 19, 2006
... I know I have told you before, I think, that I really felt that I was in more pain after the implant were put in than before the surgery and it was more than a year after the surgery when one morning I woke up and the pain was just gone. ... (6 replies)
... I had a fourth surgical opinion a couple weeks ago from a Dr. at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale. He is the only one that is not recommending joint surgery at this point. ... (2 replies)

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