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... is no "quick cure" and total joint replacement should not be considered until all other avenues have been attempted. I will be having my third, yes third set of TMJ Concepts put in on July 1, 2009. I have had one full set, then two years later my right side replaced, then another year later my right side replaced. ... (20 replies)
... the horrid TMJ pain has not returned. I am trying everyday to not allow myself to live with fear of the real pain returning. ... (27 replies)
... I am under the impression my jaw will be wired shut, for a while. How long were you wired shut? ... (8 replies)

... w it is a nice term instead of saying breaking your jaw. I mainly know about this because my dad actually had it done to him when he was younger. It was not for TMJ reasons but I am thinking it may have been for the same reason I had all the orthodontic work. ... (19 replies)
... I never heard of TMJ until I was in college. One of my friends had it and she described it to me. ... (7 replies)
... u because where I live in Meridian, Idaho, USA, there is only one specialist and he knows nothing about the hearing loss and headache aspects of TMJ. I have had TMJ for 9 years and lost my hearing in my right ear 8 years ago while I was pregnant. ... (8 replies)
TMJ/Wisdom teeth
Feb 24, 2002
... a severe crossbite. I can't even begin to tell you how many mouth pieces I wore, along with having my jaws wired shut and braces put on my teeth. Fortunately I had a brilliant team of doctors who did their all to ensure that I wouldn't require surgery later on in life. ... (1 replies)
... st the OS went in and removed what was left of both my joints and placed some "hardware" not sure what all that entailed, in May, then I had the 3D Ct Scan done, TMJ Concepts were made and the implant surgery was in August of that same year. ... (36 replies)
TMJ DR Piper
Apr 9, 2016
... I just saw your message.... I had fat graft TMJ surgery with dr piper in 2003. my right jaw was ankylosed from a previous surgery years before with another surgeon who removed the disk. ... (6 replies)
... e lower jaw on both sides to extend it outward more and then take a piece of the top jaws out. I was told they would reposition my bite and that my jaws would be wired shut for about 6 weeks total but they would give me more space each week. ... (9 replies)
... Debbie- what were your symptoms? Tmj symptoms before the surgery? (27 replies)
... Hi Shirlett how are you doing after your recent operation ? Pray that you are pain free , have followed your tmj journey hope your doing well (27 replies)
... There is a website called tmj hope that has a lot of recipes for a liquid diet. Good luck and keep us posted on your progress. ... (27 replies)
... I suffer from severe TMJ. I just had condylotomy surgery done 3 days ago and I am still very swollen and in a lot of pain. The pain is becoming more and more manageable as time goes on. Does anyone know how many days I should apply ice to my jaw before I switch over to heat or moist heat. When I google it I find conflicting views. Some say only 24 hours, while others say to... (0 replies)
... Hi! if you don't mind me asking, how did you break your condyle? my 70 year old mother in law took a fall and has shattered both joints and has another fracture on the jawline. They did surgery yesterday only on one side and they are hoping for the bones on the other side to fuse together. her mouth is wired shut and will be for 3-4 weeks. they are saying after that, they will... (7 replies)
TMJ Surgery
Sep 20, 2004
... weeks ago and things are progressing well. My jaw was wired shut for the first 3 weeks and then last week some of the wires were removed and replaced with elastics. Only time will tell if this was a scuccess. ... (7 replies)
... o say that as I was reading your post I really relate to your comment about the stuffing through a straw..I felt like I was living in pure hell when my mouth was wired shut and not able to eat.. ... (7 replies)
Jaw surgery x3
Mar 5, 2014
... I started experiencing some pain cewing in my right TMJ joint which progessively worsened over a 2 week period to the point my muscles spasmed and my jaw locked up. ... (29 replies)
... example, if the surgeon is advocating full joint replacement as your first surgery he had better have good reasons. And not all surgery requires having your jaw wired shut. ... (13 replies)
... they taped the metals used in the TMJ concepts to my arm and I had to wear them for 3 days, I came back, the surgeon looked and there was no reaction. ... (5 replies)


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