Posted January 18, 2017.

Chronic jaw pain is extremely inconvenient and harmful to your oral health. In fact, it can alter your way of living in more ways than one, even by making eating extremely difficult. If you are weary of suffering from jaw pain, it’s time to call EccoDental and schedule an appointment with our dentist, Dr. German G. Jaquez.

It’s important to visit your dentist as soon as possible because your jaw pain can result from the TMJ disorder, teeth grinding habits, arthritis, periodontal disease, injury, infection, toothaches, and sinus problems. So, if you experience any of the symptoms of jaw pain, call our office at 626-771-0064 and schedule an appointment. Those symptoms may include:

  • Pain or tenderness in the face, jaw joint area, shoulders, and neck
  • Stuck or locked jaw
  • Difficulty opening your mouth wide
  • Clicking or popping sounds in the jaw joints when you chew
  • Facial tiredness
  • An uncomfortable bite
  • Facial swelling
  • Toothaches, neck aches, earaches, and headaches
  • Dizziness
  • Shoulder pain
  • Ringing in the ears

Luckily, there are many treatments available that can help with your jaw pain, including:

  • Mouth guards
  • Muscle relaxants
  • Meditation
  • Root canal therapy
  • Medication
  • Periodontal treatment
  • Tooth extraction

As you can see, your jaw pain can result from many different causes, and it can be hard to treat this problem on your own if you don’t have an accurate diagnosis. So, please feel free to come into our office as soon as you can so we can help you fix your jaw pain in Glendora, California, as well as help you get back to a normal, pain-free life. We look forward to helping you!