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Hi all, My husband has been suffering from TMJ and tinnitus for several years now. He has seen dentists, jaw specialists (wears a night mouthguard), had an MRI (clear), had acupuncture and seen a chiropractor. All to no avail. Can his t...
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Anyone here with OA of the tmj? I'm only 37 years old and I have tmj OA as well as displaced discs. I suffer from ear, jaw, neck and shoulder pain from time to time. Is there anyway to heal this or must I accept that this will be a li...
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i am lightheaded all the time my jaw pops every time i open it i have a neck ache most of the time and i got really bad headaches in the back of the head and i feel like i have to apply pressure on my teeth for it to feel better i have ...
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I have no jaw pain some occasionally popping. My dentist says I have TMJ and need a mouth guard. These anxiety attacks started after getting a front bridge and have 2 crowns.I have been really tense having dizziness spells very tight hun...
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I went to ER tonight for terrible pain in the right side of my face, jaw and neck. The pain started five days ago and on Tuesday I went to my regular Dr. because I thought maybe I had a sinus infection. The Dr. thought the same and gave ...
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Please help!!! i'm asking this on behalf of a friend whose life is blighted by tinnitus. He recently investigated TMJ and thinks his symptoms can all be accounted for via this diagnosis (popping, clicking, misaligned jaw etc). He saw ...
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Hello i am 22 and I have had thoracic outlet syndrome for 6 yrs. but was diagnosed with it this year. I want to try other options before surgery but the doctors tell me other options will not help. It is in my left shoulder, I have numb...
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So I have been feeling spaced out and lightheaded for over a yr. I have been to every doctor and everything comes back normal. I found a forum where people felt the same way and felt better when they had their impacted wisdom teeth remov...
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So I have been feeling spaced out and lightheaded for over a yr. I have been to every doctor and everything comes back normal. I found a forum where people felt the same way and felt better when they had their impacted wisdom teeth remov...
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I have had health insurance since I can remember, but the problem is they only were going to cover like $1,000 of my procedures. The total cost of every procedure associated with my future surgeries is roughly $70k. My surgeon even wrote...
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Hi everyone, I am going to see a TMJ specialist for the first time on Friday. I called my insurance company to check on coverage, they do cover the consultation but there was a long list of treatments they won't cover if they are found t...
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Hi there. I'm 20 years old. My teeth dont sit together at all. I've been having maxillofacial work done to get ready for surgery. ie braces. Ive had my braces in for 2years. Next month I am getting the last bits of my braces fitt...
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Hi, I would like to ask about the problem regarding my TMJ. I had my orthodontic treatment at age 14 and removed at age 16. At first my lower teeth is at the mid line position. But after few months, my jaw started to deviate to left, and...
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I have a question for anyone that has had these. I had surgery for TMJ as I shattered my articulating disc in my jaw from grinding when I was 17 yrs old. The surgery was a success until around 5 yrs ago. I am 35 now. My scans 2 y...
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I have been dealing with pain in my mouth, jaw, ear, and throat since Nov. 2011. So far I have seen my normal doctor, a neurologist, my dentist, and an ENT. My normal doctor couldn't say for certainty what was the issue is the neurologis...
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Where to start, approx 4 years ago i was sitting at my friends home when suddenly I experienced what I can only describe as the most horrific pain in the right side of my face, from the side of my nose across my check bone and radiating ...
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I was in a car accident two months ago and hit my face pretty hard on the steering wheel. I had to have stitches on the inside of my mouth (between my lower lip and gum line.) After everything healed, I am left with a large lump on my ch...
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Would you agree that many of tmj patients have got into that state of pain and discomfort due to their previous dentist visit when his/her dentist was trying to pull one tooth. I already saw some malpractice cases in the internet abo...
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my dentist told me i made my mouth guard wrong and told me how to make it since i can't afford the custom ones. so i made a new one, it fit snuggly on my top teeth and felt good when i bit down. i wore it the other night and woke up in M...
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Basically my jaw kept popping in and out of place more frequently since my second go at having braces, which finished up back a year ago or so but it's been getting progressively worse, notably since August I can't open my mouth properly...
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