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What is good self-treatment for tmj?

What is good self-treatment for tmj?

Common sense!: Tmj problems often respond to simple conservative treatment. This includes a soft, non-chewing diet consisting of things like mashed potatoes or grits, and avoiding gum chewing. Also, many patients respond well to over the counter non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications, like Ibuprofen or Naproxen (aleve). Another mainstay of treatment is moist heat applied to the joint. ...Read more

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I would like some TMJ treatment ideas! any help is appreciated?.

I would like some TMJ treatment ideas! any help is appreciated?.

TMJ: Tmj ( or tmd) has multiple signs and symptoms. Without knowing more, here are some simple self help suggestions. Don't chew gum. Avoid hard crunchy foods. Don't open wide.Use moist heat over the jaw joints and muscles of the face. Taking an anti inflammatory medication, like ibuprophen 3 times a day for a week to 10 days. See a physical therapist and dentist trained in treating tmj. ...Read more

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Anteriolateral disc w/o reduction on left and anteriomedial disc w/reduction on right for month. Tmj treatment course?

Anteriolateral disc w/o reduction on left and anteriomedial disc w/reduction on right for month. Tmj  treatment course?

See OFP specialist: Orofacial Pain specialist understands the causes, effects and treatments. Without proper diagnosis and care, there could be serious lifelong consequences. See OFP specialist ASAP. ...Read more

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Does TMJ always hurt before treatment?

Usually: It would be unusual for a person to seek treatment for an assymptomatic temporomandibular joint. ...Read more

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How can I get treatment for my TMJ symptoms?

How can I get treatment for my TMJ symptoms?

TMD treatment: Look for a dentist who is a member of the american academy of oorofacial pain. Most of the members who have attained fellowship status are well trained to conservatively manage these disorders. Aaop.Org. ...Read more

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What are some alternatives to TMJ treatment?

What are some alternatives to TMJ treatment?

TMJ Treatments: Anti-inflammatories botox rehabilitation therapy trudenta bite deprogramming and equilibration full-mouth reconstruction orthodontics. ...Read more

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But what is the ideal treatment for TMJ problems?

But what is the ideal treatment for TMJ problems?

No ideal tx: There is no ideal treatment for a TMJ/TMD issue. The cause, duration, and severity often dictate the treatment. It can vary from physical therapy and exercises, mouthpieces and proper home care. Need to get expert advice in person. ...Read more

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If i get treatment for tmj, will my face go back to normal?

If i get treatment for tmj, will my face go back to normal?

Maybe not: TMJ should not affect your face, unless you are talking about a sad face due to chronic pain. Your face should not be structurally changed by TMJ. ...Read more

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I think I have severe tmj. What are my options for treatment?

I think I have severe tmj. What are my options for treatment?

Stay simple: Much of what dr. K says is correct. My approach is to diagnose the problem first, getting the muscles relaxed with a bite appliance is key. Once feeling better, of you want to get rid of the 24/7 appliance, consider orthodontics to that position, reconstruction, or tooth reshaping (coronplasty), depending on the severity of the bite discrepancy. ...Read more

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