Because your jaw is such a complex part of your mouth, numerous ailments and problems concerning it can arise. Your jaw is responsible for opening and closing your mouth at all its many angles and assists in the support of your teeth. If anything should happen to your jaw, varying degrees of pain or similar symptoms can arrive.
Common symptoms of jaw pain include jaw tenderness, pain in and around your ear, and headaches. Furthermore, your jaw pain could be caused by a host of different issues including TMJ disorders, gum disease, bruxism, arthritis, infections, toothaches, sinus problems, or oral accidents or injuries. If your suffering any sort of dental damage and suffering from jaw pain, speak with your dentist for appropriate treatment plans.
After visiting your dentist, they may prescribe for you a treatment plan to keep your jaw safe. If you have suffered a deep injury or ailment, oral health procedures including root canal therapy treatments or tooth extractions may be necessary. For minor jaw pain issues, mouth protectors, exercises, anti-inflammatory drugs and medications, antibiotics, and muscle relaxants can often be implemented.
If you are seeking treatment for jaw pain, we are here to help you. For a thorough diagnosis and treatment, please contact Northridge Dental Group to set up an appointment with Dr. Shahdad Arami and our team at our dentist office in Northridge, California by calling us at 818-886-6100.