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Been having problem with my jaw and parts of my gum hurting plus stuffy nose and sore throat. Also have had clogged ears. Could it be sinus related?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
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In brief: Could be

But could also be viral or bacterial infection, with or without coincidental gum disease, infected teeth, TMJ dysfunction, infected ear, eustacian tube, tonsils, etc.
In other words, please see your physian and possibly also your dentist for examination and definitive diagnosis.

In brief: Could be

But could also be viral or bacterial infection, with or without coincidental gum disease, infected teeth, TMJ dysfunction, infected ear, eustacian tube, tonsils, etc.
In other words, please see your physian and possibly also your dentist for examination and definitive diagnosis.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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In brief: ENT SOS!

All the areas in question are all related.
This is why many of us dentists work closely with ENT doctors/surgeons. As the name suggests, the ent--ears-nose-throat--speciality doctors are trained to treat this intricate sensory/respiratory/digestive/motor functional unit. Non-ideal bite and joint (TMJ) position may be involved, in which case an ENT doctor can refer you to a dentist w/ knowledge.

In brief: ENT SOS!

All the areas in question are all related.
This is why many of us dentists work closely with ENT doctors/surgeons. As the name suggests, the ent--ears-nose-throat--speciality doctors are trained to treat this intricate sensory/respiratory/digestive/motor functional unit. Non-ideal bite and joint (TMJ) position may be involved, in which case an ENT doctor can refer you to a dentist w/ knowledge.
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