Originally Posted by violet89
Do you also have anterior disc displacement without reduction. What does your splint look like? Upper or lower & does it cover all your teeth. How thick?
I'm currently waiting on my MRI results for a proper diagnosis..but I don't think my splint can be that thick anyway cos my mouth only opens 17mm. The Dr did warn that the joint may feel a bit 'out' & may need to wiggle jaw in the mornings becuase the joint is more open..does that happen to you....did your Dr warn of any risks. What's the actual name of your splint type?
What I know is that my jaw joints are not in the position they should. The position they were in before I hurt my jaw.
Therefore they pop when I use my jaw in different ways. I have not taken any X-rays but they have told me they will think about it and I hope they will take X-rays because I am sure then they will see something and they will understand I am in pain and don’t just whine.
At least it seem like they have specified much more what exactly is wrong with you.
This is not my splint but it looks like this: [removed]
I have only one and I have it only when I sleep. I have it on my upper teeth. I don’t know if it cover all my upper teeth but I think so.
I wish I lived in an English speaking country so I could quote what the doctors tell me but I don’t so I can not say what the name of the splint is in English.
It is maybe 7 mm thick.
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