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... and he has done a pretty good job of getting almost everything back to where it was originally by basically just using his hands and pushing on just about every part of my head, face and neck. I have been seeing him for almost 8 months now. ... (15 replies)
... have resisted getting my wisdom teeth out for years since the only problem they've ever had was some tooth decay. But the bite specialist who's treating me for TMJ advised I get the wisdom teeth removed. ... (11 replies)
... I went to see Dr. Larry Wolford, in Dallas Texas this summer for a scond opinion regarding my continuing pain, which became worse after having TMJ Arthroplasty in 2003. I had to go on a lot of medication after my surgery due to such great pain. ... (8 replies)

... I had mild TMJ for a few years, and this past Jan had major surgery (hysterectomy). Six weeks later, I woke up with terrible jaw pain, ears plugged and vertigo. Saw and ENT and he said my TMJ was very bad and could of been because of the intubation during surgery. I had it under control after using a bite splint, but a few days ago had another acute attack. I have... (2 replies)
... Many times the appropriate splint therapy can correct slight bite problems as you have described. ... (1 replies)
... we finally found a TMJ specialist who has 35 years experience. ... (6 replies)
... crackling, ear infections, intermittent ear pain, pretty much everything tmj has to offer aside from actual joint pain. ... (0 replies)
... m. The oral surgeon fitted me for a splint that I have been using for a week. I have yet to make it through a night with it. I keep finding it in the morning in the bed or even a few feet from the bed. ... (0 replies)
... This is a controversial topic, and dentists in particular seem to have differing views. The most common standard of treatment I have seen is to use a professionally fitted bite splint/guard for the short-term. If you search online, you will find that it is not recommended to wear a bite guard long term, as it may change the joint over time (imagine it like using crutches for... (1 replies)
... or building some height in others with onlays. This is after he finds my comfortable bite where my muscles are relaxed using a splint that is regularly adjusted. ... (6 replies)
... ons about this. We just now, that a percentage of people having sleep apnoe does already crunch their teeth at night which may lead to the conlusion that a snore splint could help with bruxism, too. ... (11 replies)
... Scan is not anything that innovative other than it is another expensive piece of equipment LVI dentist buy and then need to pay for by luring TMJ patients. Beware... ... (8 replies)
Tmj nightmare
Oct 3, 2013
... Hi guys I'm new to the forum but not new to TMJ disorder. I have had ongoing symptoms for about 4 years or so. I have done treatments with chiropractors, nuerologists, TMJ specialists, and also massages. ... (17 replies)
... Here's my story. In Feb 2010 my jaw locked up and my muscles spasmed. I had an mri and i was diagnosed with a anteriorally displaced disc in the right tmj joint. ... (6 replies)
... It's funny. I actually just purchased a therabite too, but it aggravated my face and left jaw joint to no end, so i stopped using it too. i read up on the dynasplint and considered that but was torn. ... (6 replies)
... Hi all, I've found this forum very informative as I deal with my TMJ disorder, and thought I would post my own story to gather opinions as I move forward with my treatment. ... (11 replies)
... only a few days ago I am not sure I would try the splint. Your jaw may have gotten inflamed from your injury and may heal back to normal just fine. If you start using a splint that you don't need you can make your situation worse. ... (12 replies)
... The reason I'm not "running" from this dentist was because he actually Looked at an MRI and told me exactly what was going on. He is a professor and dentist that practiced with a major University and has conducted research on TMD dysfunction and myofascial pain. Hes not some advertised "TMJ" specialist that took a course at LVI and plastered a Plaque on his wall saying that... (23 replies)
... I said it once and I will say it again. Run, don't walk, from this dentist. They are using you as a guinea pig with all these splints!! You say most of your pain is in your neck. Why don't you get some physical therapy? ... (23 replies)
... s and to a couple Audiologists. Other than new hearing loss, they didn't find anything physically wrong with my ears. The scans and testing I finally had of my tmj finally confirmed my issue. ... (27 replies)


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