... Then came the jaw locking up and sticking. The headache is worse if I talk or chew. My chiropractor adjusted my jaw and the headache was gone! She said it was TMJ from whiplash. A few days later I bite into a soft bread stick and the jaw locks and headache is back. ... (4 replies)
... I've been dealing with TMJ Dr a few years, but only about a year of the painful side of it. Chewing, yawning, laying on the affected side is painful. ... (1 replies)
... enamel weakening due to continuous trauma, from a limited number of internet sources. I am scared that this "yawning event" 4 months ago has caused damage to my TMJ joint, and further, irreparable damage to my molars' enamel. ... (0 replies)
... I'm not sure about the brain fog but I've had TMJ for several years now. I noticed the clicking sound when yawning and then one day my jaw dislocated and I couldn't close my mouth. ... (15 replies)
... k soreness, and occasional jaw pain when yawning. As most of you already know, they often get unbearable. I was wondering if my MRI eliminates the possibility of TMJ or if many people with TMJ have similar MRI results. ... (3 replies)
... With each passing day and week, I started becoming more and more scared that this really was TMJ. I knew what a TMJ diagnosis meant, which is really what scared me the most. Eventually I ditched maxillofacial surgeon number one and got a second opinion. ... (1 replies)
... Its hard to know it could be due to your jaw injury. YOu should see your dentist for starters than perhaps an orthodentist or oral surgeon and see what they say. Maybe your dentist can recommend the appropriate specialist. (1 replies)
... Does this sound like TMJ or something different because of the injury? ... (1 replies)
... Just wanted to say I'm so sorry. I hope you get better. I'm facing bilateral total joint replacement using TMJ concepts. I have to admit reading all of this scares me. ... (6 replies)
I am so sorry you are having a difficult time with your last surgery. Like you, my recovery since my August 2013 surgery has not been easy. My new prostheses is already mal-positioned and the left mandibular component is lower on the mandible than its intended design position and the condylar head is not contacting the central area of the fossa bearing as intended... (6 replies)
... hat muscles could cause all this havoc and out of the blue. I worry that I have some nerve disorder at times even though my pain doesn't really match that. THis tmj will sure make you feel like you are going crazy. ... (2 replies)
... had pain with opening, chewing, etc... as a matter of course. Mostly that pain came when I was in treatments that triggered it. I have physical issues with my tmj joint, but I've had a ton of muscular issues. ... (2 replies)
... Thanks, Tom. I'm definitely overwhelmed. When i first went to see a specialist about this in Feb, they took an MRI, and i was told the problem was all muscular, but I wondered about that diagnosis, since one of my first symptoms was a popping noise, and i thought that was all joint related. then, time progressed and my opening didn't increase, so no one was able to make me... (6 replies)
... Fear NOT we are here to help! So…
1. RELAX! Yes I know it is easier said then done but... Stress and Anxiety are very bad for TMD! Don't let TMD take over your life. Just remember… one day at a time!
2. Give your mouth a rest.
Try not to talk too much, go on a liquid/soft food diet.
Don’t move your jaw around if you can help it. Keep your teeth apart. "Lips... (6 replies)
... lls can take a couple of try's to get down. I'm always hungry but my gut is bloated, with no satisfying of hunger. I have hissing in ears and can't clear them by yawning or chewing gum. My neck feels tight and twisting my head right or left the hissing gets louder. ... (7 replies)
... I was diagnosed with TMJ due to my jaw locking frequently while yawning and would need to be rushed to a dental hospital to have the jaw closed. I also have a bad overbite which ruins my smile. ... (9 replies)
... when yawning or sneezing to keep from inflaming the muscles again. ... (4 replies)
... vil for the past 2 days and am hoping to remain that way today. Yesterday was a good day. I am hoping I don't mess it up today by eating something I shouldn't or yawning and forgetting about it and yawning wide. I am definitely one who would do that. I'm going to workout in a bit. ... (7 replies)
... Yes! I have made an appointment, but I never got a confirmation so I am going to make another one. The other night I was yawning and my jaw kept popping. The pain was ridiculous. ... (7 replies)
... ng. I went to the ENT a few months ago and they said I had no noticeable hearing loss either. This is so weird! At my last ENT appointment, he said to schedule a TMJ appointment and if it turns out that I do not have TMJ, then he is going to perform ear surgery on me where he cuts open a hole in my eardrum. ... (2 replies)