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... supplements work best or make it worse, etc... ... (1 replies)
... have to put my night splint in. THe night splint was like a full mouth guard that holds the jaw in one location. According to my doctor when you are laying down sleeping gravity will cause your jaw to slide out of position with out the night guard. ... (7 replies)
TMJ and stiffness
Apr 24, 2008
... spine resulting from the tmj which in turn is responsible for most of the head, neck and shoulder pain. ... (3 replies)

I'm terrified
Aug 27, 2014
... t is only bothering you in the morning when you first wake up may mean that you're either clenching your teeth at night and need a mouth guard or perhaps you are sleeping on your stomach which is a big NO NO if you have tmj disorder. I heard the best sleeping position for tmd patients is on your side. ... (3 replies)
... Am I supposed to be sleeping on my back if I'm sure I have TMJ? ... (0 replies)
... With TMJD, I think it is actually best to sleep on your back. I've been told that sleeping on my stomach was actually the worst position. ... (7 replies)
TMJ exercises
Jun 13, 2011
... So sorry to hear you are going through such a tough time. I also suffer from really intense TMJ pain and have tried almost everything out there to find relief. ... (4 replies)
... I had a lot of testing from my current TMJ specialist that confirmed I actually had TMJ and that my lower jaw was pressing back against my ear. It was an MRI that showed my the disc position the best. ... (14 replies)
... and doesn't really require MRI. And I would advise against letting any dentist manipulate your jaw position whether it be "upward and back" as in centric relation like in conventional dentistry or "forward and down" in neuromuscular dentistry. ... (14 replies)
Braces for tmj?
Dec 7, 2012
... It is really important to see an orthodontist who has a lot of training in TMJ treatment and who really understands the function of a bite. The average orthodontist really doesn't have the training you really need. ... (1 replies)
... but a cervical pillow may help ensure alignment of your neck and jaw when lying down and aleviate any pressure being caused by your condition and current sleeping position. ... (3 replies)
... My splint is custom made for me to help with my TMJ mandibular repositioning and to prevent bruxism and I'm using it in conjunction with my daytime mandibular repositioning splint. ... (8 replies)
Sleep Position
Dec 28, 2001
... Not the best thing to do with TMJ! ... (10 replies)
... Meg - wow, I'm so sorry to hear that! I feel guilty for going on and on about my symptoms when I can't even imagine the physical and emotional pain you've endured over the years! It sounds so very strange coming from a complete stranger such as me, but I suppose sometimes talking with a complete stranger can be very therapeutic, especially if there's a common issue that... (15 replies)
... impression of your mouth. It is great because it is large and just absorbs all of the force from your jaw clenching down while you sleep. I have also found that sleeping on my back rather than my stomach helps to prevent the clenching during the night. However, I usually wake up on my stomach biting down as hard as I can. ... (27 replies)
Sleeping positions
Jun 12, 2008
... i sleep on my back .. it is the best position for grinding and pressure.... ... (12 replies)
... Hello fellow TMJD sufferers.....you're in my thoughts as you go through your own personal ordeals with TMJ treatment. ... (6 replies)
... I go back to Dr in a few days and already know he wants me to see nerurologist...I do not think he thinks the numbness and weird feelings across eyes and nose is TMJ related and that is what scares me too, him not thinking so...but I had recent MRI of BRAIN and it read normal! ... (7 replies)
... I will try and answer your question as best as I can by following the rules of the messageboard. Here is a summary of a few details that were on my daughter's treatment plan we received in the beginning.. ... (17 replies)
... I'm trying to have a good day. I haven't been sleeping much and my 12 year old son said that I need to get some sleep because I have bags under my eyes. He didn't say it to be mean. ... (58 replies)


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