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What Kind Of Doctor Sees Somebody For Bruxism
Dentists can make occlusal splints or "night guards" . Do not get one from the store. These are soft, after wearing them for a while they will change your bite enhancing your problem. You want a hard acrylic dental appliance made from an impression of your mouth.
When your symptoms subside physcial therapy exercises to strengthen you opening jaw muscles.
Reduce your stress in your life. ...Read more
Yes, a dentist...: A dentist who likes to treat TMJ disorders (tmd) is likely your best bet for solutions... Medicines can help you feel better initially; special appliances, and potential small alterations to your bite through a combo of equilibration/restorations/orthodontics could give you longer lasting health and stability... We sometimes also work in conjunction with physical therapists and chiropractors... ...Read more
I have headaches in the morning, toothaches, neck pain, and occasional numbness in right arm. I also have a history of sleep apnea, bruxism, and disk bulges under tx. Which doctor should I see?
Dentist: However, it must be a dentist with advanced training in TMJ treatment. The symptoms you list all point to this area of dentistry. It can be complicated as it involves a "bite imbalance" that a dentist with advanced training can diagnose and inform you of your options. A physician can help diagnose other issues involving the arm numbness. ...Read more
I have had stressful dreams every night and bruxism for 5 months. Just moved. How do I find the right doctor to talk about this and/or change meds?
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 more
Several visits to chiro this yr, now monthly. Cerv. Neck crunching continues, bruxism, tinnitus, nerve pinch/nausea. Doc again or continue chiropractic?
See your Dentist: You may be dealing w TMJ Dysfunction, especially if you have a malocclusion. ...Read more
What ways can I stop my bruxism? My head, teeth, ears & jaw hurt all at once and doctors keep telling me it's my anxiety but I know it's not
Seek care: See a prosthodontist who can evaluate your bite. You may need a bite guard, a bite adjustment or some restorative work done or a combination of the three. The pain is coming from strained jaw muscles due to an unbalanced bite. ...Read more
What to do if I'm experiencing frequent tightness at shoulder, neck and head. Headache and teeth grinding. Doctor say nothing to worry. Help!?
Often referred to as myofascial pain syndrome, is a regional muscle disorder that is one of the most common causes of persistent pain in the head, face and neck regions. Symptoms including increased muscle fatigue and stiffness, a mildly restricted range of motion, headache and vertigo.
Rec.: see an orofacial pain or pain management specialist for evaluation. ...Read more
I am a 56 yr old male. I was prescribed alprazolam for my panic attacks many years ago. Due to lack of insurance, now sympotami horrible sleep, sweating, pacing, teeth grinding, losing close relationships I need help find a doc or tx. Center in my area
Coming : Coming off benzodiazepines is dangerous because withdrawal can include unstable vital signs and seizures. You need to be seen and assessed. Depending on how long you have been off of the alprazolam, you may be done with the withdrawal. If so, there are other safer medications for panic attacks that are nonaddictive so you won't go through this again. Please be seen medically so that you can safely taper the Alprazolam and then hopefully switch to a non-addictive medication. There are free mental health clinics that can help you as well. ...Read more
Kids grinding teeth while sleeping in the night#nqlu I have two kids, 5 and 3 year old. Older is a girl and younger is boy. They both grind teeth while sleeping in the night.
I thought they are having germs in the stomach so had them checked up by doctor
Physiatrist: Any primary care doctor can field this problem, but I think a good physiatrist (physical med doctor) could be helpful. ...Read more
Thrush!: If you are asking for an adult, you should be able to see your regular internist initially. If he/she feels it is necessary for you to see a specialist, then a referral could be made. If you are asking for a child, I would bring the child to a pediatrician for an evaluation. Thrush is often found in an immunocompromised person. ...Read more
Sciatica pain: A pain specialist should be the first doctor you should see. If not already, get an MRI to confirm it is sciatica (piinched nerve that contributes to the sciatic nerve). Regular exercises are necessary and avoid prolonged sitting, slouching and lifting heavy objects in a wrong manner. Use knees and hips while lifting rather than bending down. ...Read more
ENT: I would start with an ear, nose, and throat doctor. ...Read more
A normal joint: Always a good idea to have a doc on hand, just as it's a good thing to have a pubic symphysis at the tpubisop of the pubic arch. A woman without one would be in danger during childbearing. ...Read more
Orthopedic F;A doc: I am biased, as a fellowship-trained foot and ankle orthopedic surgeon, but an orthopedic surgeon can give a more comprehensive evaluation. Most foot and ankle abnormalities may result in problems in another area or may be caused by a problem in another part of the body. As such, it's more "one stop shopping" with an orthopedic surgeon. A podiatrist has a limited license to practice medicine. ...Read more
General Surgery: Please visit your PCP for a possible referral to General Surgery. ...Read more
A rheumatologist: A rheumatologist is the doctor is see if you finger joints are swollen. ...Read more
Orthopedist: There are sport medicine specialists. Orthopedist that are sport medicine specialist. Physical medicine specialist. ...Read more
Dermatologist: You have several choices. Dermatologist, family physician or even an endocrinologist would be suitable. ...Read more
See below: Do not know if you are speaking of a male or female patient, as recurrent urinary infections in male patients is more unusual and potentially problematic. A family doctor may be a place to start, and a urologist may assist if there are additional concerns or problems. ...Read more
Your generalist: Your primary care physician will decide if there is a need for a specialist. Most muscle conditions are self limited, while little might need specialized care, including a possible biopsy. ...Read more
Either...: A plastic surgeon or otolaryngologist (ENT) with experience in treating functional problems of the nose. ...Read more
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