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... Thanks for the reply. That all makes sense for the most part. So do you suggest I ask my orthodontist for a CT scan and continue to wear my splint as well as go to the chiro and look for a massage therapist that specializes in TMJ massage? ... (3 replies)
... Yes, Once I recieved my Splint and have had a few adjustments, I noticed the past few weeks I will get a "stiff" neck, down to my shoulders. Has your dentist given you a muscle relaxer? ... (1 replies)
One problem down
Feb 3, 2004
... has made it necessary to perform this complex surgical procedure and, because of the seriousness of my condition, the TMJ reconstruction procedure cannot be considered an absolute solution to my TMJ problems. ... (12 replies)

Mouth Splint
Feb 9, 2005
... and prior to getting it, the ortho had full upper and lower molds taken of my teeth and bite to ensure that the splint was made specifically for me. ... (3 replies)
... I also gave myself a TMJ condition from "cracking" my own jaw, as one would crack one's knuckles. I ended up dislocating my disks and ended up with an opening of 32mm. ... (1 replies)
... A TENS unit is a small machine that sends electrical stimulation to your muscles and nerves that helps to block pain signals and helps loosen up muscles. ... (8 replies)
... to make me a splint for the nighttime. My jaw area feels tight and stiff, seems to get better as I stretch. Maybe my jaw is getting use to the new teeth? ... (19 replies)
... In answer to your question about the teeth appearing to be a perfect bite... ... (10 replies)
... grip wrapped around my entire head. On a scale of 1 to 10, the pain is a constant 7, but often a 10. There is a constant pressure associated with the pain, like sinus pressure. ... (17 replies)
... it prevents the back teeth from touching which in turn stops the clenching and grinding and the added vertical dimension often relieves the pressure on the joints. ... (3 replies)
... Sorry to hear that things have been a bit rough for you. I know it's our tendancy to adapt to discomfort and keep going but it really sounds to me like there is an issue that needs to be addressed. ... (1 replies)
Sep 7, 2007
... From February of this year id say through April, was really the roughest time for me in my TMJ journey. I bounced around like most people here from doctor to doctor with really no answers until May when i was sent by an ENT to a TMJ doc and diagnosed with TMJ. ... (4 replies)
... I did have the knots and it took quite a while of regular visits to my MT to get them all gone and calmed down. I did let her work on all the knots as hard as needed to get them released. ... (19 replies)
... When I first started having TMJ symptoms about 6 months ago, I was optimistic that the problem would clear up quickly. I was 26 at the time, currently 27. ... (4 replies)
Appliance Fitting
Jan 31, 2009
... Lots of interesting questions from both of you. ... (80 replies)
... would help. But as symptoms persisted I no longer found relief and began to look up TMJ and read that many "ear blockage" sensations are just phantom nerve pains from your temporomandibular joint, since all of that stuff is so close together and interrelated. ... (6 replies)
... The symtoms you've mentioned are very common with TMJD. The pain on the top of your head is usually the temporal muscles in spasm. It can hurt awful, feel very tight and sometimes the top of your head will feel like you've been hit with a hammer. ... (4 replies)
... ups but I'm doing much better. Thanks for telling me about the type of splint Benoit uses. Sounds like the one my general dentist uses. The problem with my diagnosis is that everyone has given me a different one. ... (19 replies)
May 22, 2008
... myofascial pain is by far the most common form of tmj disorder, splints are not required for this type of problem". Who would agree with that? ... (7 replies)
... That is what my tmj specialist says that I still will need a splint to use as needed at nighttime for long term use, because of the damaged joint and discs. ... (19 replies)

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