... I walked to local doctor office right outside our neighborhood. She diagnosed me with tmj after telling her all of this and symptoms. Since that, all the symptoms of tmj occur and the others I listed vanished. ... (6 replies)
... Your's does not sound like the typical muscle related TMJ that they usually see. ... (12 replies)
... Thanks for the reply all. And I am so sorry for all of your pain. I was diagnosed with TMJ by my dentist 15 years ago and last year by a TMJ specialist. I have a permanent splint put in 2 months ago and would, really, really, really like to rip it out of my head. ... (12 replies)
... It sounds like you also need to see a neurologist for the twitching, etc. There can be other reasons for that. And it may have started with the TMJ stuff, but not be related, you know? ... (12 replies)
... I have to say when my bad dental work happened in January and the tmj kicked in I have had some really strange things happen. I also have what seems like a full body tremor... ... (12 replies)
... I not sure how you doctor determined your diagnoses of TMJ. Did he order an MRI? Does you condition involve just muscles or muscles and joint clicking and joint pain?
I only thing I know for sure is if you splint doesn't help or makes it worse, don't wear it.
Vitamin d takes a while to build back up. Make sure your getting plenty in your diet as while as supplement. Get... (12 replies)
... mg Ibuprophen does nada and muscle relaxers just make me sleepy. Anyone out there gone through the TMJ splint treatment that had this happen? ... (12 replies)
... Also, you aren't going to get better if you don't retrain your tongue and lips. Look up myofunctional therapy exercises and do them religiously. (12 replies)
... I did have some muscle spasms when I got my first orthotic. As the muscles get used to a new position they can rebel a little at first. However, that shouldn't last more than a couple days. If you continue to have muscle spasms, your jaw is most likely not in the right place. It's possible that your orthotic needs to be remade. If your tomographs don't show ideal joint... (12 replies)
... First step is fining the right doctor that is in it not just for the money. Most will be more then willing to sell you an expensive mouth guard and when it don't work, shrug and say sorry. I haven't found they helped me and some made me worse. I now use a rubber over the counter guard. I can chew on it to strengthen my jaw. Second, keep your tongue on proper position on the... (12 replies)
... I feel it shouldn't be allowed at all, and I only wish I could go back in time and stop him, even u thought to myself when he was doing it all that it didn't seem right. Now I am left with this mess and I honestly have no idea how to fix it or if it is even fixable? In your opinion where do you think i start? I just want a comfy bite and stablize my jaw! It's become so weak... (12 replies)
... These stories just make me so sad that dentist do this things to fix a problem they made with an incorrect fitting. Then make a bad situtaion worse when they shave down teeth to correct it. How insane is that? Why would you throw all the puzzle pieces up in the air when it started with just one tooth.
IMHO equilibration of multiple teeth at once should be outlawed. There is... (12 replies)
... I know I need to find some help! My dentist shaved 8 top teeth trying to make a crown fit on a bottom molar.... Since then it's just been a nightmare! I don't know how I will build up my teeth back. They are getting super sensitive from the enamel shaving. I have no idea what my bite is and have basically forgot what it was for that matter. Super depressing to say the least. I... (12 replies)
... So sorry this all happened to you. I have had similar issues that started from bad dental work.
Your central nervous system can be affected in rare circumstances.
Try to get to a University Hospital to get the best care. I can assure you there is a lot of care that haven't seen similar cases and will point you in many different directions. (12 replies)
... n in jaw area and head. Stopped seeing Chiropractor and during the fall beginning of winter not bad. My kids get sick I start with the symptoms again with muscle twitching everywhere. Forgot to mention have been wearing a devise in mouth 10 months. ... (1 replies)
... Go see your eye doctor - it could possibly be related to TMJ - I know pain around my TMJ Joint can radiate around my outer eye - though it doesn't cause twitching - but its possible a nerve is getting irritated - it could also be muscle fatigue.
Go see your doctor and get it checked out - it probably isn't anything serious (2 replies)
... stress is starting to abate a bit BUT it will take time to get my face back to normal I wear my splint at night seeing my TMJ Dentist next week first time in over 5 years! ... (2 replies)
... Probably a nerve did get iritated. But if its been a week and you are still in this much pain go back and see your dentist and discuss it with him and if he can't ive you adequate answers go see a neurologist or a dentist specialising in TM or oral facial pain disorders. Take care. (14 replies)
... Hi everyone,
I just was told I had TMJ. I think its been going on for a couple of years after having a cracked tooth worked on, plus I have tension in my neck so I don't know what came first. I also have twitching, burning in my face sometimes. Touching the nerve starts it up or if I press on the muscles in my neck my nose will twitch. I know its not Trigemingial... (14 replies)
... nds like the lead singer of a band or something. anyway, sorry to hear about your problems. that truly blows. i understand some of the neck pain issues, bc my TMJ is causing problems with my swallowing and sometimes when i wake up it feels like my throat closed up and is very sore. ... (21 replies)