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TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint Board Index
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... FWIW, I can tell you what I know about bites opening during splint therapy. I'm basing this on the experience I've had with my bite opening while using NTI. ... (4 replies)
... you had talked about NTI device, funny I was looking at getting one of those, and now they do have on their website, in small print, that their splints can cause open bites in some people. ... (20 replies)
Open bites?
Oct 12, 2003
... I'm wondering if I have a slight open bite and wonder if anyone could answer a few questions on this? ... (3 replies)

... sorry to hear your frustration. I have a question for you. Where did you hear that the NTI causes condyle degeneration? ... (13 replies)
Oct 26, 2009
... NTI's can definitely cause open bites by allowing the condyles to seat in a more anatomical position. ... (8 replies)
... I, too, have suffered an open bite caused by wearing the NTI appliance in 2003. ... (20 replies)
... I did mention to this dentist that I had read that the NTI can cause an open bite but he disputed this fact. Perhaps, as you say CymySue, open bites are caused by the NTI being made too thick. It is so confusing. ... (11 replies)
... Using an NTI to encourage posterior eruption is a bit slack, NTIs are supposed to be worn at night and they are a short term treatment for bruxism, clenching. ... (20 replies)
... I will be holding off on the NTI as well until I have done more research into alternatives and seen someone else ! ... (11 replies)
... btw, the actual nti website states that an irreversible openbite is a known side effect. ... (28 replies)
... very experienced with TMJ problems. Many experienced Dentist can tell if the disc is displaced or displacing by examination. They can feel it or see it when you open and close. If this is suspected then tests are in order to confirm and to see how bad. ... (11 replies)
... the cause of an Open Anterior Bite. ... (20 replies)
... If you don't mind me asking, did you have an open bite anytime prior to 6 years ago? ... (6 replies)
... would definitely get a second opinion. This guy is WAY overcharging you and doesn't appear to have a good grasp of TMJ. I'd also be concerned about wearing an NTI indefinitely, as like Saaraah can attest, many people develop open bites. ... (11 replies)
... What dentists often fail to mention though is that if this does work in relieving pain and symptoms then other restorative measures need to be taken to close the open anterior bite. Or perhaps patients fail to hear this part as they are more concerned with just relieving their pain at the present time. ... (20 replies)
... Thanks for your post Sarah. Looks like from the posts that people who've worn it have gotten open bites. I told my specialist that I was afraid of getting an open bite and he said it'd go away during the day. I may just go to another guy if this doesn't work but apparently he's experienced in working with TMJ specialists. ... (28 replies)
... i can relate to you concerning the open bite and muscle pain. i wore an NTI splint for only 2. ... (20 replies)
... my openbite was caused by an NTI that i only wore for 2. ... (20 replies)
... The nti has been the treatment which has provided me with the most help, of any type of splint I've used in the past few years. ... (7 replies)
... the front teeth will no longer meet without the NTI being in place. ... (2 replies)

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