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I woke up at 1:00 this morning and the whole right side of my jaw hurts. What could be happening?

I woke up at 1:00 this morning and the whole right side of my jaw hurts. What could be happening?

Jaw hurts: It could be from bruxism, or a whole host of dental problems. See your own dentist to find out what it actually is and how best to prevent or treat. Feel better. ...Read more

Dr. James Dukelow
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Jaw Pain (Definition)

Jaw pain is pain in the upper and lower jaws including the tmj. There are many causes of jaw pain and your dentist usually ...Read more


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The right side of my jaw hurts when i open it all the way, usually when i open it all the way it pops but it never hurt before what could it be?

The right side of my jaw hurts when i open it all the way, usually when i open it all the way it pops but it never hurt before what could it be?

TMJ Dysfunction: When your jaw joints are misaligned or not working properly, the resulting popping and locking and discomfort can extend far past your jaw pain. See a dentist or TMJ specialist for examination, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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The right side of my jaw hurts and when i chew i hear a click sound?

The right side of my jaw hurts and when i chew i hear a click sound?

See below: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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My right side of my jaw hurts but not sure if its the wisdom tooth. How can I tell?

My right side of my jaw hurts but not sure if its the wisdom tooth. How can I tell?

Hard to tell: Unfortunately, there are lots of things that could cause jaw pain. Wisdom teeth can certainly cause that kind of pain, but so can a severe cavity, tmj, a bad bite, a jaw fracture, a jaw infection or a few other things. The only way to konw for sure is for your dentist to take a look at it, maybe take a couple of xrays. ...Read more

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Why is the right side of my jaw hurt and swollen?

Swollen jaw: i cannot tell you why your jaw is swollen, only a dental exam can answer this. But you may have an infection, abscessed tooth, salivary gland problem, jaw injury or other things. See a dentist ASAP ...Read more

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Right side of my mouth/jaw hurts/feels numb. Noticed for the past 2 days.Wear retainers at night and pain still is the same like always. ?

Right side of my mouth/jaw hurts/feels numb. Noticed for the past 2 days.Wear retainers at night and pain still is the same like always.
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Get Checked Out: The pain could be worsened when you lay down at night because in a horizontal position, the blood can rush to your head. It could be a sign that something is dentally wrong. Could be the left wisdom teeth or another tooth could be infected. This cannot be determined online. I strongly urge you to visit your dentist for a more thorough examination and treatment recommendation. ...Read more

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