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When they wiggle.: If teeth start to wiggle that means they are loosing support needed to keep them tight. Splinting (attaching) wiggly teeth to strong stable teeth helps you keep the wiggly ones by spreading out the biting pressures over several teeth and not the few. The wiggly ones could even tighten up if treatment is give or by giving the a "rest" from hard biting forces. Earl. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had athroscopy&wore after a24splint. Teeth meet frontly now&jaw pain. Which is best solution to protect joint:permanent splint or teeth remodel?
Yes: Splinting teeth will stabilize them. What happens is that you're essentially distributing the forces from 1 tooth to all of the teeth splinted. This can work well in many cases, however if all the teeth had a high degree of looseness splinting can only do so much. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I feel sick on and off most of the day, wake with a dull headache. I have a splint for my teeth as I did grind but not as much now. What could it be?
Headache: Teeth grinding can certainly cause headache and TMJ and muscle issues. You need to go for a comprehensive dental /bite evaluation by a Prosthodontist to rule out any bite discrepancies and disharmony. He/she can certainly evaluate your bite and joints and treat or refer you to the right specialist if needed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had a bite splint made for grinding teeth. After wearing it I now have popping noise in my jaw when I open. Should I stop bite splint or resolve time?
There are many: Oral devices that are helpful in this regard. Two of the most common ones are the nti and the bitesoft devices - both of which cause posterior disclusion - prevent your back teeth from touching so there is a space between your back teeth. Consult with your dentist to see which device would be best suited for your condition. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When you are wearing a soft splint at night how long does it take for the tingling sensation s in your teeth to stop?
Does a splint wore more than 6 months after an atrhoscopy could cause irrevesible changes? Now my teeth meet on front only&jaw pain without it.
Possibly: Splints have different designs. If yours makes contact with front teeth only, the posterior teeth will passively erupt and hit first. The opposite is also true, if designed so as to contact posterior teeth, your front teeth may have passively erupted and now are the only ones in contact. See dentist asap. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers