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Orthandontist, TMJ and overbite problems is orthandontist surgeries required for TMJ and overbite problem that i have? How to treat those 2 problems?
How much does a mandibular osteotomy surgery (for TMJ and overbite), cost in canada? Is is covered on health insurance?
Surgery? Insurance?: I practice in the us and assume it would be a similar procedure in canada. I suggest you explore your situation in this way. Find the dentist\surgeon whom you respect and trust. See and consult a few if necessary. Get some recommendations. Discuss your situation, have them discuss the procedure and fees. You and their office staff can call your insurance company to discuss your coverage. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Will health insurance (not dental) cover poorly placed veneers? Causes migraines, tmj, teeth grinding, and overbite. Also bad discoloration.
My moderate overbite is causing tmj; seeking corrective jaw surgery but i can't afford it. What do I do?
Stop: Jaw surgery rarely done for tmj. Malocclusion may cause or contribute to tmj, but usually not overbite alone. Please see an orthodontic specialist for determination if your malocclusion requires surgical or non-surgical correction, and what effect rx will have on your joint symptoms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A TMJ doctor is going to treat my capsulitis with a splint. Is this the best/most typical option? I have an open bite, an overbite, bruxism, and FMS.
TMJ/TMD: TMJ/TMDysfunction has a wide range of severity, causes and treatment modalities. Properly fabricated intraoral splints are one of the most conservative and widely prescribed options. However, proper diagnosis and treatment by an experienced and trained doctor in this field is the real key. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Find a good dentist: Locate a dentist with special training in cranio-mandibular disorders. Most average dentists do not know how to diagnose and treat this problem comprehensively. A trained professional can generally help you improve the symptoms in a short time, without surgery or disfigurement. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Some help here..: Tmj is a group of disorders related to the jaw joint. A lot of the time the symptoms will go away on its own with a little time and some pain meds if needed. If not, see your dentist or a facial pain specialist who can diagnose and treat the problem. A local specialist may be found at www.Aaop.Org or www.Aacfp.Org. Having an accurate diagnosis is the key to proper treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers