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... I was also scammed by Dr. Michael Gelb! He has a one cure approach to TMJ and only cares about selling his product. The Gelb appliance is a flimsy piece of junk that only made my bit worse. ... (15 replies)
... TMJ appliance can work wonders. I can't speak to Dr Gelbs work, However, if you are still experienceing problems you need to contact another Dr. ... (6 replies)
... I've been a TMJ sufferer for 22 years and 14 months ago it kicked my butt and gave me ringing in ears, ear pain and worst VERTIGO. I still have vertigo 15 months later. ... (4 replies)

TMJ - Need help!
Jan 28, 2007
... In that time I saw a neurologist, 3 oral surgeons, a tmj specialist, orthopedic, 2 spinal surgeons, pain mgmt. ... (3 replies)
... I have TMJ caused by my bite being off center. ... (15 replies)
... With the splint in, if properly fitted, you should achieve the right balance and have enough strength so that he wouldn't be able to push your arm down. But the way he does it is all wrong. He can put as much force as he wants. So you have no idea if the splint is really fitted correctly. As you said, rather then have him do the arm thing, ask him for tomo's. He... (15 replies)
... I am new to TMJ and its treatment. Unlike many of you, this hasnt been an ongoing problem for many years. I really dont have pain or constant headaches. ... (15 replies)
... I'm wearing a Gelb appliance since March 27th. ... (6 replies)
... o the fact I was being treated by another dr at the time. He also has an office in Westchester and I recently saw that the wife of a recently deceased well known tmj specialist in Westchester is referring all patients of her husband's to him. ... (15 replies)
... Could you elaborate on what you mean by Gelb not practicing what he preaches? ... (15 replies)
... Thanks for sharing your story. I am very concerned by the fact that this Dr. Gelb seems to think that his one invention is a cure all. If your tmj specialist isn't willing to be open to using other splints then that should be a warning sign. ... (4 replies)
... Out of curiousity, do you know why the splint from Gelb made things worse for you? ... (15 replies)
... I did have the mora appliance. It didn't work for me, made my ringing worse. The TMJ specialist said it's probably muscles spasms inside the ears. ... (15 replies)
... The "arm trick" is actually a pressure point test. My current tmj dr uses it as well and so far he seems to be doing a better job than the other drs that treated me. ... (15 replies)
... I went to him because in one of his books, a patient had a very similar problem. The patient as i recall had a crack on her left bottom second molar. Because of that, she was experiencing headaches. Probably due to muscle spasming as that had happened to me. Well the patient had a filling and everything turned back to normal for her. I guess i was expecting something of... (15 replies)
... In terms of trusting doctors, I thought I learned my lesson after each parent died - both of them I feel died unneccessarily. But I thought the dental community would be different and that treatments would be more black and white and not so many shades of grey - it seems to be just as bad as the medical community. Roha - the splint Dr Gelb made for me felt like it was... (15 replies)
... You should have a modified Gelb appliance made, but go to someone that knows what they are doing. I have 30 years experience. ... (4 replies)
... I had an MRI of my TMJ done before I started my treatment. This MRI showed that I had displaced discs on both sides. ... (30 replies)
... do agree with your assessment of the dog and pony show. I too see a chiro affiliated with him who has done wonders in helping me recover despite still having the tmj and now a total lack of any bite whatsoever due to all the various dentists I have seen who only made matters worse. ... (4 replies)
... you have lost some vertical dimension along the temporal plane and could account for the compression along the trimengial nerve pathway. Have you looked into the Gelb appliance which supposedly addresses this issue and is designed to bring the jaw down and forward? ... (3 replies)

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