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... d. The clenching and grinding are the only two habits left which I do find it sometimes hard to break. I do know if I wear a splint I do grind and clench my teeth more. ... (10 replies)
... If you feel that the NTI makes your pain worse, discuss it with your dentist before giving up on it. Sometimes it takes a little adjustment to get it just right. ... (10 replies)
... I am wondering who had success using the NTI device because I am looking into getting one in the near future. I do grind and clench my teeth from time to time and I don't want my teeth nor my jaw to get worse. My tmj is mild and I want to keep it that way. ... (10 replies)

... I have been lurking here for several weeks now. I have learned so much. ... (3 replies)
... I needed several adjustments, but it varies for people. Part of it depends on how much your jaw repositions. In my case, most of the adjustments were done to my teeth rather than my splint. ... (3 replies)
... Now, for NTI. It definitely relieved much of my temporalis tension. I think the device is really known for affecting that muscle. ... (6 replies)
... NTI has helped me greatly. It wasn't an easy road though. My dentist was new at using it, and for some time, I was feeling worse. It took many visits to my dentist and a daytime version of the NTI, before I really felt better. ... (11 replies)
NTI and bruxism
Dec 27, 2012
... NTI's and many other splints don't really do anything to stop the clenching. Rather, they help prevent damage from occuring to the teeth with the clenching. ... (5 replies)
... Hey no it wasnt an NTI, though i have seen another person on this board Saarah i believe developed an open bite from wearing an nti device, and it has never changed. ... (15 replies)
... I got an expensive NTI device I was hoping was the cure for my nighttime grinding and biting. After some 6 months I wore it out somehow or another and it wouldnt stay on my teeth. I was afraid i'd swallow it. ... (1 replies)
... MaggieMay, I'm curious, did the TMJ specialist tell you if the NTI splint could change your bite after just 7 weeks nightly wearing? ... (28 replies)
NTI and bruxism
Dec 27, 2012
... MountainReader, thank you for your reply. By the way, I am Trex... I forgot my password on my other computer and so had to create a new account when posting from there! Oops. ... (5 replies)
... for 8 months to a year will change the alignment of your joints. Since your teeth are attached to your bottom jaw, moving the joint position will thus move your teeth and they won't touch anymore. ... (11 replies)
NTI adjustments
Apr 11, 2001
... I got an NTI device about a month ago and need to get it adjusted for the third time. Is it normal to need so many adjustments? ... (0 replies)
... Thank you all for your input. I also believe that my bite is a big issue. ... (12 replies)
... Mine is a full mouthpiece on top, covering all of my teeth...I have to pry it out in the morning, so there's no chance of choking on it...I had the other kind...I could kick it off. Even right after it was adjusted. (10 replies)
My TMJ Story
Apr 26, 2007
... t do anything for a few years. ... (18 replies)
... Louise thanks for checking with your dentist. ... (13 replies)
... repositioning device. The splint is normally an NTI device. That may be the only one recommended as bite guards and other things can make it worse. ... (6 replies)
... sorry to hear your frustration. I have a question for you. Where did you hear that the NTI causes condyle degeneration? ... (13 replies)

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