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Ways to Manage Advance TMJ

My partner has TMJ. A disc in his jaw is all folded up, and it sounds like nobody can fix it. It causes him significant pain and he has no hope that his pain won't just get gradually worse until he can't mentally function anymore. What can we do to improve or manage his condition? [more inside]
posted by triscuit on Mar 2, 2016 - 10 answers

TMJ, or Scamsville USA?

How much would my mention of the phrase 'TMJ' (a jaw disorder) to a dentist affect his decision to attribute my toothache to grinding rather than to tooth decay? I am worried that I am about to be scammed, due to the fact that (i) my aching tooth (and that tooth alone) has obvious decay, and (ii) that a new dentist was able to attribute my toothache to grinding before actually looking in my mouth. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 30, 2012 - 16 answers

Help me summon the courage to get my jaw/tooth/bite/TMJ problems sorted out.

Help me summon the courage to get my jaw/tooth/bite/TMJ problems sorted out. More inside, of course. [more inside]
posted by toomuchkatherine on Dec 30, 2009 - 16 answers

Is my dentist too crazy to treat me?

I have pretty severe TMJ for my age (early 20s) that has been getting worse. My dentist seems competent (I think), but also kind of . . . kooky. Could other AskMefites, especially TMJ sufferers, weigh in on him and his methods? [more inside]
posted by schroedinger on Aug 5, 2007 - 16 answers

My jaw has shifted

It seems as if my jaw has shifted forward about an inch. How is that possible? [more inside]
posted by karmaville on Feb 28, 2006 - 12 answers

NTI appliance for TMJ?

Has anyone had an experience with an NTI appliance for TMJ? Or possibly a similar device for dental/jaw pain? [more inside]
posted by crapulent on Dec 1, 2005 - 5 answers

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