6 doctors weighed in:

Is jaw pain be connected to periodontitis?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Seth Rosen
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Possibly?

Not likely, if you are having jaw pain you should see a dentist.

In brief: Possibly?

Not likely, if you are having jaw pain you should see a dentist.
Dr. Seth Rosen
Dr. Seth Rosen
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Dr. Jason Cataldo
Dentistry - Periodontics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: It can be!

Periodontitis is usually not painful until it becomes severe.
If you are having pain - contact a periodontist for an evaluation.

In brief: It can be!

Periodontitis is usually not painful until it becomes severe.
If you are having pain - contact a periodontist for an evaluation.
Dr. Jason Cataldo
Dr. Jason Cataldo
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Dr. Vikram Likhari
Dentistry - Periodontics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: -

Yes at times periodontitis can be the cause of pain around your teeth.

In brief: -

Yes at times periodontitis can be the cause of pain around your teeth.
Dr. Vikram Likhari
Dr. Vikram Likhari
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Dr. Travis Campbell
Dentistry - Cosmetic
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Can be

Periodontitis is an infection of the gums and bone around the teeth.
If the bone develops an abcess, very often it can radiate around the jaw and up to the joint. If you are missing teeth, that often can have more to do with jaw joint pain.

In brief: Can be

Periodontitis is an infection of the gums and bone around the teeth.
If the bone develops an abcess, very often it can radiate around the jaw and up to the joint. If you are missing teeth, that often can have more to do with jaw joint pain.
Dr. Travis Campbell
Dr. Travis Campbell
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Depends

Depends. Usually would be jaw pain directly around your teeth.
Could be other dental causes, problem with jaw joint, or other problems. See DDS for exam/diagnosis/treatment.

In brief: Depends

Depends. Usually would be jaw pain directly around your teeth.
Could be other dental causes, problem with jaw joint, or other problems. See DDS for exam/diagnosis/treatment.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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