Self Testing for TMJ
I have only been wearing my TMJ appliance for one week, but I have already seen marked improvements in my ability to open and move my jaw. I feel confident that I will continue to see an increase in mobility in the weeks to come. The staff is very friendly and always helpful in answering all of my questions. They were very welcoming from the moment I arrived. Dr. Patel makes me feel assured that I will regain most if not all of my ability to move my jaw again. He, too, is very friendly and welcoming. I greatly appreciated his phone call to check on me the day after I obtained my TMJ appliance.
After being in so much pain and discomfort, it is mind blowing the progress that has been made in my first week. The pain has gone away and I can't remember the last time I was able to eat without paint or discomfort.
In just two days, I have had incredible results. My pain and pressure is negotiable and I have increased my mobility and jaw flexibility. I have every reason to believe, by following Dr. Patel's treatment plan, I will return to a pain free lifestyle.
Susan C. Morris
In one month, my jaw pain is completely gone. I always thought I had a "small mouth" and had to find a dentist that had smaller hands because I couldn't open my mouth wide enough for them to work on my back teeth. I found out through Dr. Patel that is was a jaw joint issue, not a "small mouth issue". The mouth piece he made for me is correcting my issue along with giving me a pain free jaw.
I've had popping issues with my jaw for years and didn't think much of it. I'd occasionally get pain under my ear by my join, but nothing too serious. Then I had a tooth extraction in January - it was nearly April and I was in extreme pain - the oral surgeon I went to just wrote me off - then my regular dentist referred me to Dr. Patel. In one week, I am virtually pain free - I'm a new person. If I hadn't heard of Dr. Patel, I'd still be in unbelievable pain. His staff is amazing and he has been a God send. Thank you all so much.
For over five year, I have had debilitating headaches and migraines affecting my neck, head, and face following a bad MVA. I have received botox therapy, trigger point/nerve block injections, physical therapy and tried countless other drug therapies. Within 3 weeks of having my splint, my face paint was 50% reduced and the squeezing in my temples had greatly improved. By 5 weeks, my face pain is nearly 100% improved and my temple pressure has gotten significantly better.
Anne C Bopp
In just one week, my symptoms have improved greatly. The treatment Dr. Patel made for me has already decreased my pain and improved my range of motion.
I've been dealing with TMJ for nearly 10 years. I've neglected treatment for many years mainly from financial fear and the thought that it just wouldn't help. Not even two weeks into treatment with Dr. Patel, it's already been worth every penny. The first thing I noticed was my sleep improved tremendously. I haven't woke up to popping, cracking and headaches. Overall, all of my daily pains and chronic headaches have subsided. Dr. Patel and everyone here have been great to see helping me through this. Thank you all.
I came to Dr. Patel from a different TMJ specialist, and the experience is night and day. Dr. Patel cares about his patients and wants them to excel in feeling like the best person they can be. I suffered from headaches, sever migraines, trouble chewing, neck pain, and upper back pain. Two months into splint therapy with Dr. Patel, there was a major turn around with my symptoms. Now I've been headache, neck pain, eye pain, and migraine free for almost 5 months. It does work and is 100% worth going through the splint therapy process.
Dear Dr. Patel and Desi,
I am pleased to say that thru the TMJ treatment with the apparatus, my pain was significantly reduced in the first week and in the second week it was gone completely. My bite improved so that teeth that weren't touching are now touching again and I can open my mouth wide without pain.
I was skeptical about this treatment working, but am very pleased that it has.