I remember the doctor appointment like it was yesterday… I was sitting in the dental chair with my legs swung over to the side, facing my surgeon. He had “that look” on his face – you might know the one….a mixture of concern and, “I… Read More »You’ve Been Told You May Need Surgery…. Now What???
In the last post, I shared with you my journey up until about a year ago. If you haven’t read it, click here to catch up. Once I realized that I was the only one that was going to make any changes in my own… Read More »The Road to Feeling 85% Better – Part 2 – One Change Causes a Huge Shift
Making the decision to have TMJ total joint replacements implanted at age 24 was not easy. Advice came from all directions and all viewpoints; I should do it because it would increase my quality of life…I should not do it because it was a gamble… Read More »My Road to Feeling 85% Better After a Diagnosis of Chronic Intractable Pain – Part One
We received this letter from one of our members and wanted to share it with you. Please note that not everyone is going to have the same results, but we felt that in light of the fact that we are getting so many questions… Read More »One of Our Members Tells Her TMJ Total Joint Replacement Story
[quote style=”boxed”]Today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ordered three manufacturers of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) implants to conduct postmarket surveillance studies to determine the length of time before the implants are removed or replaced due to pain or other reasons.[/quote]
More in depth analysis coming soon. In the meantime, the press release is below…..Read More »Breaking: FDA Orders Review of TMJ Implants