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why is my jaw is swollen on the right side?

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Dr. Louis Gallia
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
A few things: Could be many things including dental infection, wisdom tooth problem, gum problem, parotid swelling, TMJ inflammation, etc. Recommend seeing an oral surgeon for evaluation/treatment.

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My jaw is swollen. Do i call a dentist or a doctor?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Dentist: Start with a dentist to rule out any dental problems. S/he will refer you to a physician if the problem is not coming from your teeth.

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