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Why does my jaw hurt when I wake up in the morning but I don't have any teeth problem? What is the treatment for this problem?

Why does my jaw hurt when I wake up in the morning but I don't have any teeth problem? What is the treatment for this problem?

Night Bruxism: also called night time clenching, may cause pain in the tooth wear, teeth movement and even damage or break teeth. Currently, no therapy has been proven effective in treating sleep bruxism. See your dentist for night guard fabrication for teeth protection. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. James Chapman
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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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Insides of both cheeks are puffy and raw along the lines where my upper and lower teeth meet, and my lymph nodes under my jaw hurt. what could it be?

Insides of both cheeks are puffy and raw along the lines where my upper and lower teeth meet, and my lymph nodes under my jaw hurt. what could it be?

Teeth grinding?: Some people grind teeth at night. You may be biting inside of cheek. Local injury can cause lymph nodes to enlarge. You might be damaging salivary duct inside cheek, leading to enlargement of the submandibular salivary gland. See a doctor. A dentist, oral surgeon or ENT would be the experts in that area. ...Read more

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Is Ludwigs common really worried cause i have jaw pain feels like teeth hurt but family dr said she thought its was from cleanching ?

Could be: But then the dentist should have you wear a mouth guard at night. This really helps. You do not want to ruin your teeth so let's get going ...Read more

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Severe jaw pain on the right side of my face.It doesn't hurt my teeth or anything but right in front of my ear. My jaw will pop/ grind randomly also?

Severe jaw pain on the right side of my face.It doesn't hurt my teeth or anything but right in front of my ear. My jaw will pop/ grind randomly also?

TMJ Dysfunction: The initial impression from the description of the location of your pain suggests a TMJ disorder. A thorough evaluation should be performed by your dentist to determine the origin and cause of your pain before any recommendations for treatment can be discussed. ...Read more

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Hit my face on steering wheel in wreck 8 days ago.Middle inside of nose very tender,when moved makes front teeth&jaw hurt. Is this normal?

Hit my face on steering wheel in wreck 8 days ago.Middle inside of nose very tender,when moved makes front teeth&jaw hurt. Is this normal?

Not at all: It sounds like you suffered some facial trauma in the collision. I certainly hope that you sought medical care in the immediate aftermath. If not, see a facial reconstructive surgeon or ENT to get a proper evaluation. ...Read more

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What are common causes of frequent jaw pain/stiffness? Been going on for a week, and is very bothersome. Teeth and throat hurt sometimes as well.

What are common causes of frequent jaw pain/stiffness?  Been going on for a week, and is very bothersome. Teeth and throat hurt sometimes as well.

Many: Including, but not limited to: Joint dysfunction, myofacial pain dysfunction syndrome, infected tooth/teeth, gum infection, tonsillitis, viral or bacterial oral cavity infection, clenching or grinding, and many other possible causes. Please see your skilled and knowledgeable Dentist for an examination and treatment plan. ...Read more

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Hi last nite throbbing jaw pain at the jawline. It was only on one side and the test of mouth didn't hurt. Could it be my teeth our some thing else?

Teeth a concern: Diffuse jaw pain can have several reasons, teeth are one of the more common ones, especially impacted teeth(under the gums). The gums surrounding the teeth can be painful. The jaw joint, tmj, can be a reason for pain, higher on the suspicion meter if you note popping with opening your jaw. The salivary glands, submandibular, can be an etiology for posterior jaw pain. See your dentist for an exam. ...Read more

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Im 17 having jaw pain over 9 weeks moms a dentist says its TMJ due to stress but she never looks at my jaw had wisdom teeth out already hurt to open.

Im 17 having jaw pain over 9 weeks moms a dentist says its TMJ due to stress but she never looks at my jaw had wisdom teeth out already hurt to open.

TMJ doc: Have your mom refer you to a TMJ expert. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals. ...Read more

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What ways can I stop my bruxism? My head, teeth, ears & jaw hurt all at once and doctors keep telling me it's my anxiety but i know it's not

Seek care: See a prosthodontist who can evaluate your bite. You may need a bite guard, a bite adjustment or some restorative work done or a combination of the three. The pain is coming from strained jaw muscles due to an unbalanced bite. ...Read more

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