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... You may want to read my thread called, "Am I Ready for Phase II" where you can read through my experience with splint therapy, which I am still currently doing. ... (16 replies)
Splint Question
Apr 4, 2011
... You mean it literally moved after you wear the splint? ... (6 replies)
... c I have to wear the splint that my TMJ doc made for me. ... (11 replies)

... Nice to see you on the boards again. That's wonderful that splint therapy is working for you. Glad to hear that your mostly painfree and your mouth opening has increased so much. ... (27 replies)
... Thanks Sheldon. It sounds like your therapy is going really well...I hope I have the same luck! What is a pivotal splint? What are you going to do when you are finished with the splint? Living without the complications is definitely key...I didn't have many of the terribly painful symptoms that many have, but since I've been locked I have noticed more headaches, tense... (27 replies)
... I was put in a pivotal splint to unlock. ... (27 replies)
... I have a flat plane night gaurd that goes around the top of my upper teeth which I wear at night because I clench. Anyways, I had to have mine adjusted several times over the course of a couple of months to get it fitting really comfortably. ... (2 replies)
... Getting another opinion is a good idea. Physio doens't always work - it didn't work with me and at some point if its not working it doesn't make sense to continue. However, you might want to consider looking at a massage therapist you is trained in intra oral massage and TMJ issues - I know it sounds kind of gross but it can help relax your facial muscles and its much... (6 replies)
... I went in today to view and discuss my 3D CT scans and take the impressions of my mouth to be fitted for the molds. My dentist says that the splint is for the jaw and it will get it into the correct place over a period of approx 12 weeks. ... (6 replies)
... he treatment on a credit card. The doctor went back to treating me the same way but this time it didn't work. My jaw got in a locked open position with my bottom splint in. ... (47 replies)
... Funny your comments about the splint being uncomfortable and difficult to talk. I talked funny too but got used to it quickly and didn't care what others thought because I just wanted it to work. ... (10 replies)
... Ask your dentist who made it how to take care of it. I was told simply to brush it with toothpaste. I do this everytime I wear it. ... (3 replies)
... Mandolyn, isn't your splint strictly a night guard with just a flat plane? ... (18 replies)
... He said he would do it if I didnt have the tmjd problems, but since I do, that needs to be dealt with. So he isnt doing anything. He mentioned a splint that corrects the jaw but he doesnt do that either. And couldnt recommend anyone either except a PT that he knows that has done miracles with tmjd patients. ... (7 replies)
... I assume your splint is mainly for night use? ... (14 replies)
... I wanted to reply to your post particularly about your dentist wanting to wean you off your splint. What kind of splint have you been wearing? ... (27 replies)
TMJ surgery
Dec 7, 2009
... Sorry to hear all you've had to go through. I've read on older posts that it may be a good idea to wear a splint after tmj surgery to lighten the load off the joints for a while. I read this on an old post by cymy sue. You may want to read her posts. ... (5 replies)
... age. Hey, have your BIL and sister there when you give them the letter. Gee you never know what they may do. I know they are terrible housekeepers and not taking care of your apartment, but they must get some state assistance if they have a baby and very little money coming in. ... (93 replies)
Soft gel splint
May 12, 2008
... I actually wear what's called an "Aqualizer" during the day. Its on top and it fits in between my molars and prevents me from "clenching." And then I wear an acrylic one at night. Neither one is helping me. ... (2 replies)
... I never went to Dr Syrop - I think another member went to him too - but I did put his name on my list of possible drs to see. How did you make out with him - you mention its been almost a year - was he able to help at all? I did see Michael Gelb - the dr that was treating me at the time, Dr McClendon, sent me to him for an evaluation. At one point I got locked closed and... (1 replies)


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