Am I feeling good yet? Does the patient know when they are improving?
In some cases, no.
This week a woman who is in her early 50’s, came to see me for her first TMJ recall after upper and lower TMJ splints were inserted. Her symptoms were headaches, jaw pain, jaw clicking and ear aches. Her dentist had given her a soft maxillary splint but her symptoms got worse. She presented with the soft splint chewed up! Continue reading