Hi Im a 24 yr old male and I have TMJ, popping and grinding of right side of jaw. I also have a venous angioma, malformation of blood vessels in brain. I have been suffering from 24/7 moderate chronic head and neck pain for 5 years now and its becoming debilitating. My neurologist says its not the angioma and potentially the TMJ causing the pain. Ive had a splint and it didnt help. Ive been on different meds for the pain, tramadol, phrenilin, and a few narcotics. My neurologist will not prescribe the narcotics but its the only thing that has helped. Is there any other treatments out there that a dentist may be able to suggest?

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  • Dr.Ritz

    Dr.Ritz 16 - March - 2010, at 20:23 PM

  • it looks like you have TMJ disorder. Various treatments are available. for this You have to visit the specialist. You can go to the oral and maxillo facial surgeon,who after diagnosing the problem can suggest the treatment. If you want to know more about the TMJ diseases you can visit the following link on our website......http://www.identalhub.com/articlecategory-tmj-disorders-51.

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