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... Oh goodness. This dentist shouldn't be shaving your teeth before treating your TMJ and getting your bite stable first. Before moving on to any type of permanent treatment your bite needs to be stable first and you need to be symptom free. ... (4 replies)
... First of all you say he has credentials? ... (4 replies)
... I thought I would tell you about my experience with nine fillings I had put in. ... (10 replies)

... I'm sure you grind or clench your teeth at night as that is the main reason why people suffer from TMD. Wearing the splint at night helps, not only protect your teeth but my dentist said it will actually correct your bite if your bite is off and align your jaw if your jaw is out of alignment. ... (10 replies)
... Navy, thanks for posting this, it is so true, re shaving down and the fact that even if the teeth mesh together well, if they are too short nonetheless you will have problems. ... (7 replies)
... Thank you for the encouragement. my appointment is September 25th at the Buffalo Clinic. ... (10 replies)
TL- how are you
Jul 17, 2008
... funny how things work sometimes, you know? ... (76 replies)
Teeth Grinding??
May 28, 2004
... hould be and should get the patient out of pain. Then, tmj patients usually proceed with either orthodontics or reconstructive work to replicate the proper bite you had with the splint. I'd be very careful letting anyone grind your teeth down before your jaw joints are where they should be and the muscles are relaxed. ... (2 replies)
... I am hesitant to have my teeth shaved down.... ... (10 replies)
... You definately shouldn't have your molars shaved down, you would loose all the natural tooth shaped surface if they do that, and the natural height of the molars, which wouldn't grow back. ... (15 replies)
... Six months ago I had an occlusal adjustment which involved shaving my front and back teeth down. ... (5 replies)
... and the really really tight neck muscles. I am glad to know that I am not the only one who experiences these problems. I have also recently had the heartburn as well. ... (27 replies)
TL- how are you
Jul 15, 2008
... when they remove teeth to correct a maxillary protrusion it tends to cause the mandible to retract and this in turn rotates the sphenoid and temporal bones. ... (76 replies)
... I can't believe it. We have much in common. You also were messed up with the air abrasion. ... (19 replies)
... Hang in there! A splint will even out your bite and give everything a chance to normalize. At least in the splint, I no longer feel like my bite is off all the time. ... (7 replies)
... Thank you for the replies. I have found that ibupropen helps with the minor jaw discomfort. My appt. with the tmjd specialist is in 3 weeks. ... (7 replies)
... eems like no matter what, even if im not in too much pain its still a bad reminder for me constantly, like what I'm up against with trying to fix this so I don't have really good days ever, sad right. ... (22 replies)
New to TMJ issues!
Sep 16, 2009
... I think you are right on the money when it comes to your bite. SHAME on that dentist to start shaving and screwing around with your teeth. That is the biggest no no when it comes to TMJD it makes me furious. ... (5 replies)
I'm a newbie...
Jun 25, 2003
... Welcome to the board. You've come to just the right place for help. Have a good read of a lot of the posts on the board and you'll start to get a good idea of how to proceed. ... (4 replies)
... fitting molars. In your case, please keep posted with how you make out with the fitting of the crown because I am very pessimistic about my own situation. THey just can't get a correct fit in the difficult cases. ... (19 replies)

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