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Do Tens Machines Work Particularly Well For Tmj
Dx'd tmj. If this is causing problems in my daily life and work, is fixing it covered under medical in bc?
Will correcting my underbite relieve my TMJ pain? I am in my 20s and have an underbite that may be the cause of my tmj. Will treatment fix the TMJ as well?
Yes to some degree: You have multiple things going as i read this. The underbite has many detrimental factors associated with it through out your life. I would seek an orthodontic professional that could examine you and base his treatment recommendations on qualified information . This initial exam is usually at no cost. See someone soon! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have TMJ so dental work on back teeth causes spasm and closure. Should i buy a rubber block? Where from? What kind?
Should not need to: A rubber bite block should be a standard assessory in any dental office. Be sure to express your concerns to the dentist/hygienist prior to treatment/cleanings. The dentist should look into your symptoms, though, because the spasms are not normal. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
TMJ disorder: Temporo-mandibular disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. Earache, neck clicking and popping, headache and jaw pain are common symptoms. The medication used alone cannot provide adequate help. See an orofacial pain practitioner for a consultation and management of the TMJ. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've had sharp pains in the front of my neck, sides, and underneath my jaw. Stiffness of these parts as well. Could this be connected to my tmj?
Yes: Yes.common TMD symptoms. See a TMJ expert. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I need help from a TMJ surgery had TMJ surgery in 2000 been in pain since cannot eat work or sit up in pain all the time stay in bed all day could someone please help me .
Can having TMJ for 10 years cause head pains that worsen when you turn your head and when you press on spots on scalp? As well as facial pain?
Yes "Trigger points": The jaw joint (temporomandibular joint / tmj) consists of two bones braced by muscles in a rotating and sliding hinge relationship. Pain in the muscles that support this joint, the teeth, or the joint itself, as well as referred pain can all occur. Myofascial trigger point pain is treated by a health team consisting of possibly a chiropractor, pt, and a dentist trained in orofacial pain therapy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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