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... equalizing your jaw again and the symptoms should dissipate or subside. I think those that tend to bite on the back teeth more have more problems when they lose teeth than those who tend to bite more on their front teeth. ... (14 replies)
... teeth on the lower left bottom. Ranging from my left wisdom to next to my left front tooth is the teeth I am missing. I have only been told TMJ by one dentists and also see a PT who doesn't believe its TMJ but cervical. Anyhow I know TMJ is "complex" anbd I feel it is looked at too indepth. ... (14 replies)
... cise manner. I was fairly sure of what was happening in to me, but your explanation put it all together in a more meaningful way. It certainly makes sense that missing teeth would put a strain on the jaw and muscles, thus causing the symptoms. ... (14 replies)

... Right now I am dealing with the same thing due to TMJ from missing teeth and the wrong partials. All of those nerves and muscles are connected, so yes, your pain and discomfort can be due to the braces. ... (3 replies)
My 50k smile
Dec 4, 2006
... get yourself to a tmj specialist. Cheek indentations from missing teeth are a sign of muscles being over worked or stressed. Also missing teeth can cause teeth to shift and the jaw to become misaligned and this can strain the tm joints. ... (1 replies)
... year ago and he said they were pretty tight in there and not loose. So then I just said forget it and didn't worry about it. Now I am beginning to think it's all TMJ related. HE NEVER told me I actually had the TMJ stuff going on years back. ... (6 replies)
... Your post sounds like I could have written it when my tmj started more than 2 yrs ago. ... (6 replies)
... Yes, two bottom sixes were pulled when I was a kid. So I have entered in my adulthood already missing something and having occasional bad tension headaches not knowing what triggers it. ... (6 replies)
... I am 4 weeks out from my last adjustment. ... (7 replies)
Teeth pain
Oct 28, 2009
... s a missing tooth can cause the balance or weight of the bite to shift as well as induce muscles to work harder or differently than they did before the tooth was missing so this pain could be referred pain not from the teeth themselves but from the jaw and muscles. ... (6 replies)
... I believe I am experiencing TMJ due to missing molars. ... (14 replies)
... You should ask the dentist how the splint he is making will be different from the splint you tried before. ... (5 replies)
... not good signs though that is true that many people live with it and it does not progress much. One never knows! The problem is that if the bite is unstable the tmj problems will likely worsen over time. ... (4 replies)
... I suspect from my symptoms that I could be suffering from TMJ. I had to have two of my upper back teeth removed this year and also one wisdom tooth which I am sure is affecting my bite. ... (1 replies)
Braces cause tmj?
Aug 25, 2016
... I had braces put on when I was 14 and had them taken off when I was 18. I had an under bite and this annoying tooth sticking out. I was embarrassed by my teeth and wanted them fixed but I wish I would have taken more precaution, luckily I got into a pretty good ortho. ... (19 replies)
... they are usually used to prevent the teeth from shifting back to their former positions after orthodontia and are sometimes used to prevent shifting due to missing teeth or extra space that would allow them to do so. But you are not wearing one on the bottom? ... (15 replies)
Is tmj hereditary?
Apr 26, 2008
... still not exactly the same though. Genes mya leave us predisposed to tmj due to structural developent patterns but then the dentistry each receives may be different. ... (1 replies)
... The oral surgeon I saw yesterday told me the only time he's ever operated for TMJ is when he's called to the hospital to see someone with a shattered jaw,etc but never just because the joints are displaced, etc. ... (3 replies)
... Also waiting for the funds to see one at that which probably won't be til Feb so have to somewhat "rely" on this dentists from the clinic I go to which I do not like doing so. Glad to hear the chiropractor gave you excercises as they do help. ... (14 replies)
... Well then this would kind of make sense - suddenly now one side has a wisdom tooth missing so the wisdom tooth above or below it has nothing to rest on - it can create a strain on the jaw and /or muscles or an imbalance from side to side - it doesn't happen with everyone - some people have several missing teeth and never have any problems - so it may have something to do with... (16 replies)

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