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A 21-year-old female asked:

What causes jaw & temple area pain & face pain it hurts me! could it b serous?

3 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Maybe TMJ: You could be grinding your teeth. Can't tell over the internet. See a local dentist for a diagnosis.
Dr. Steven Albright
Dentistry 43 years experience
Many possibilities: Of course it could be serious. So many possibilities. Most common are: bruxism (grinding, clenching teeth). Wisdom teeth, cracked tooth, abscessed tooth, periodontitis (gum disease), crowded teeth, trauma, sinus.
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
Personal exam: .These types of situations are best diagnosed by a dentist or physician who can actually take your medical and dental history and personally examine you. Your symptoms may or may not be related. Without knowing what is causing it, we can't determine how serious it is.

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Last updated Dec 9, 2013

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