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Could my jaw pain be serious and worsening?

6 doctors weighed in
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Yes and yes. See a dentist to find out for sure.

In brief: Yes

Yes and yes. See a dentist to find out for sure.
Dr. Dominick Curalli
Dr. Dominick Curalli
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Dr. Meng Syn
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Pain in the jaw can be life threatening and so you should see a dentist or physician to rule that out.
Jaw pain can be a symptom of stroke or heart attack.

In brief: Yes

Pain in the jaw can be life threatening and so you should see a dentist or physician to rule that out.
Jaw pain can be a symptom of stroke or heart attack.
Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Syn
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Dr. Anna Meyer
The most common cause of jaw pain is temporomandibular joint problems. Seeing a dentist can help figure out the cause.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Yes, Yes

Worsening jaw pain can be a serious problem. Most likely TMD.
See TMJ expert for evaluation. 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.

In brief: Yes, Yes

Worsening jaw pain can be a serious problem. Most likely TMD.
See TMJ expert for evaluation. 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.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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