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... Hi RA1745, I have been wearing my TMJ orthotic for about 6 months now. I wear my splint on my upper teeth, and the lower teeth are now evenly contacting the splint. ... (8 replies)
... I've been experiencing TMJ for around 18 months now, tried the soft guard, ended up biting in to it. ... (4 replies)
... Does it make it hard to talk? ... (12 replies)

... Now...about the splint....it is hard to get used to at first but it is well worth it! Within about 24 hours of wearing it you will be able to feel a big difference in your problems! ... (12 replies)
... Your car accident could very well have caused your TMJ issues particularly if you hadn't any problems before then. Did you have any type of whiplash injury? ... (4 replies)
New to TMJ
Nov 21, 2005
... If you could call your dentist and find out the name of the appliance he is going to make you could do research on the internet so you have an understanding before you receive it. ... (22 replies)
... Hi all, I've found this forum very informative as I deal with my TMJ disorder, and thought I would post my own story to gather opinions as I move forward with my treatment. ... (11 replies)
... Did the same sleep test (why do you call it "informal"?) and the result was, that I might have sleep apnoe. After two nights in a sleep laboratory, that diagnosis has been confirmed. Your specialist could have been right, there is a connection between bruxism and sleep apnoe, which was shown by a study from Israel in 2003. Most TMJ-treaters worldwide did not seem to pay much... (11 replies)
... I have TMJ caused by my bite being off center. ... (15 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)
... Do you have ANY TMJ symptoms right now...even painless clicking, popping, problems opening the mouth, etc? ... (5 replies)
... I was diagnosed with TMJ in 1993. I was fitted with an appliance for my bottom teeth. I still have the appliance today. My pop has always been very audible to everyone and it is my left side that bothered me. Well, last year following a refill of a 28 year old filling... ... (2 replies)
NTI appliance
Aug 23, 2016
... Personally, I absolutely hate the NTI's. I tried them 3 separate times. Twice with leading TMJ dentists. I ended up in much more pain and couldn't get past a week. One was completely customized and adjusted multiple times and nothing helped. ... (2 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've been dealing with TMJ for about 2 years now. When it originally onset, I dealt with it for about 8 months until it got overwhelming and found a recommended doctor nearby. ... (2 replies)
Distortion in TMJ
Mar 22, 2013
... arch temporomandibular joint orthotic appliance with periodic adjustments to accommodate to the repositioning of the condyles. ... (4 replies)
... I'm still fairly new to the TMJ thing, but my specialist showed me how much my face had shifted when he did my initial exams. I'm very asymmetrical. ... (8 replies)
... I am sure you are curious about my doc, so I'll start with this. He supposed to work on the flat appliance which I have from a while ago and which doesn't fit. ... (63 replies)
NTI appliance
Aug 24, 2016
... Thank you for that information I will be reading that book The guard I have now is a full top acrylic that snaps into my teeth perfectly- that dentist practices older techniques I am now learning in that I went through having that adjusted weekly for about 6 months, he would shave more and more off the guard towards the back to supposedly get my jaw comfortable and keep my... (2 replies)
... Well, what all have you tried so far? What works for one person may not work for another. And nothing is going to be 100% effective. Just like a medical surgery, think knee surgery--you get it and it may help a high percentage of patients but it still doesn't help EVERYONE. I tried botox and received 30% benefit from it. I had done acupuncture and got nothing from it,... (5 replies)


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