Re: Desperate for answers.......
I have been suffering with TMJ for the past 2 years, and it has been hell. I think I found a Neuromuscular dentist who will be able to help me. I have facial pain, clicking and popping of the jaw, headaches, neck and shoulder and back pain as well. The dentist first fits you for something called an Orthotic and then does a procedure that lasts and hour called TENSING the muscles. Once the muscles are relaxed, then the orthotic is inserted on the lower teeth, and adjusted in a relaxed position. This will allow the muscles time to heal, and eventually diminish, if not eliminate the pain. This device would need to be worn most of the day and at night. Good luck to you!
Last edited by Lexygirl26; 06-09-2005 at 03:16 PM.