Jaw pain can arise from a multitude of sources. It is important to see your dentist to establish the cause, to ensure the most appropriate form of treatment is administered.
– Untreated gum disease, teeth grinding and temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ) can result in jaw pain.
– Jaw pain can also result from some medications, underlying diseases, and sinus pressure due to infection, a cold or allergies.
– Your dentist can ascertain whether your jaw pain is nerve, bone or tissue-related.
“Misalignment of the jaw can also contribute to significant pain.”
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