I have only started using an NTI device made by Dr. Pilar a couple of months ago, and I am cautiously optimistic. My sleep has improved and my headaches have become less frequent. My muscles in the neck, shoulder, and jaw area are still tender. I wear the guard every night. I have tried Dr. Pilar's direct current therapy also, and it had an immediate muscle relaxation effect all over, but it only lasted for a couple of days. I would not call NTI a miracle cure, but I feel that it is beneficial, and I hope my state will improve further in the long run.
Dr. Pilar will work with you to get reimbursement from your insurance if you have one. I got my reimbursement a month after treatment, which I think is a miracle (I have had negative experiences regarding reimbursement for this kind of treatment in the past). He has your best interest at heart.
To reach the doctor, call his cell phone and not the office.
Dr. Pilar was very helpful, friendly and patient. He went above and beyond to make sure that I understood about TMJ and the treatment he provides. I notice such a huge difference with the night guard that he made me. I feel so much better now.
Went to Dr Pilar as a TMJ specialist because I suffered from severe migraine headaches. I had been to every neurologist and headache specialist for years. Dr. Pilar was a god send. He also used a specialized headache massage. Now that I am wearing the device I am feeling so much better.
I came across Dr. Pilars website during a dark time for me when i literally wasn't able to function in any way because of my excruciating pain.
My case had recently escalated dramatically due to a orthodontist i was seeing which made me a device that actually pulled my tmj disc more out of place than it already was.
I am only in my early 20's and was going through days and days at a time where i couldn't even talk because of the pain and the fatigue in my facial muscles.
Though i still have bad days here and there and some degree of daily discomfort i truly am a LOT better, i can function normally and live normally and am still progressively getting better after a little over a year of sleeping with Dr. Pilars orthodic.
Also he has been very patient and kind in working with me whether it be financially, canceling/rescheduling last minute, and answering/returning my phone calls at pretty much all times of the day.
God bless him for the help he has given me.
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I have been a patient of Dr. Pilar for close to ten years. His knowledge and expertise is amazing. The nightly orthotic has helped me tremendously. I rarely get migraines, In the past, I would get constant migraines. I would highly recommend him to anyone who is suffering from migraines. He has changed my life.
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