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Old 05-12-2003, 09:04 AM   #1
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Post Treatments for clenching???

Can someone tell me of the possible treatments for clenching?
Acupuncture?
Massages?
Chiropractor?
mouth devices?

Any order of treatments you should try first?

 
Old 05-12-2003, 01:36 PM   #2
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Do an internet search for Dr. Jim Boyd and the NTI.

 
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Old 05-13-2003, 02:06 PM   #4
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i got a little device that fits over my front teeth about a week and a half ago....it prevents me from grinding my teeth....It's called an NTI. Took my dentist like 20 minutes to make it for me...

I must say, I have noticed a big change in how my head feels...I still feel like I try to grind, but the after effcts of the actual grinding are definitely on their way out...try it, it's so small and I can't even notice it when I sleep. I have had no problems sleeping with it, well except for that it leaves my mouth open a bit so my pillow gets kinda drooly (I know, gross), BUT if I don't have devistating pain anymore, I'll wake up with a soggy face!!!!

 
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