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Stupid JAW! Does anyone here suffer from TMJ or TMD?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Iheartchicks<3:), Jul 22, 2011.

  1. Iheartchicks<3:)

    Iheartchicks<3:) Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 1, 2010
    Mount Vernon, WA
    My jaw keeps locking up when i eat but then it pops back immediately. It doesnt hurt but it scares me! I feel like i can eat [​IMG]

    My jaw has always popped when i opened it but this is too much! I think it might be tmj. I dont know.

    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jul 22, 2011
  2. GlitterKitty

    GlitterKitty Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 21, 2009
    Weird O.O
    My jaw if I open my mouth real wide it goes *POP* then the dentists are like: o_O
     
  3. Iheartchicks<3:)

    Iheartchicks<3:) Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 1, 2010
    Mount Vernon, WA
    Quote:You have it too.. it may get worse.

    Do you grind your teeth at night?
     
    Last edited: Jul 22, 2011
  4. PamB

    PamB Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 20, 2010
    Dayville, CT
    I grind my teeth and once in a while my jaw is REALLY bad. It usually goes away after a few days...but it is awful.
     
  5. Iheartchicks<3:)

    Iheartchicks<3:) Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 1, 2010
    Mount Vernon, WA
    Quote:I think mine is like that now [​IMG]
     
  6. itsy

    itsy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know how common, but I used to have issues with TMJ before my wisdom teeth were out. Maybe it was the way I ate my food/talked/used my jaw to avoid the hurt of them? I dunno.

    Do you still have your wisdoms/need them out? I had mine out within the past year (all four at the same time - two exposed & two impacted)
     
  7. Heathero617

    Heathero617 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have had it since i was a kid, have literally ground through 6 night guards...not the ones you can buy at the store, these hae been made by the orthodontist over the years, even made one extra thick on that side and i ground through it in less than a year. Went through physical therapy for years, never got any better, i catch myself grinding my teeth all the time only thing they can do for me is surgery and i like to eat too much to have my jaw broken. Wear the guards if they make one for you, they make you drool on yourself, but they do help with the pain. Good luck!
     
  8. Iheartchicks<3:)

    Iheartchicks<3:) Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 1, 2010
    Mount Vernon, WA
    Quote:So all i can do is wear the gaurds and that wont even help?

    Im scared if i eat my jaw is going to break.

    I need help, im bawling right now, because im scared and frustrated, [​IMG]
     
  9. Iheartchicks<3:)

    Iheartchicks<3:) Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 1, 2010
    Mount Vernon, WA
    Quote:dont have them yet i dont think..
     
  10. thekid

    thekid Chillin' With My Peeps

    When they pull your wisdom teeth out dont they give you laughing gas?
     

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