Weird Tinnitus Experience During Dental Cleaning, Is This Normal?

Discussion in 'Support' started by kiel, Apr 22, 2015.

    1. kiel
      Depressed

      kiel Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      09/2009
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Loud Headphones
      Hi, I haven't posted here for awhile, but I've had Tinnitus for as long as I can remember. During a recent regular Dental Cleaning, I experienced something really strange. Well, I've actually experienced it every time I've gotten a cleaning since developing Tinnitus. You know how they spray water between your teeth, and then have you clamp down on the tube to suck it out? Well, when they do that to my back Molars, it drives my T crazy! It literally sounds like a Cell Phone ringing in my head. Has anyone else experienced this? Is this normal, or could it imply my T is teeth/jaw related? I should also mention that I have no hearing loss, and no idea what causes my T. Neither do the ENT's. That's why I'm wondering about this.
       
    2. Thongjy
      Balanced

      Thongjy Member

      Location:
      Singapore
      Tinnitus Since:
      11/2014
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Unsure
      TMJ issue?
       
    3. Chelles
      Balanced

      Chelles Member Benefactor

      Tinnitus Since:
      04/2011
      I second that it sounds like tmj.
       
    4. AUTHOR
      AUTHOR
      kiel
      Depressed

      kiel Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      09/2009
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Loud Headphones
      TMJ? I've heard of it before, and I do have some other jaw related issues, so maybe I'll check with a good Dentist about this. Thx for responding, Thongjy and Chelles.
       

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