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Common Dental Issues We Fix:

Tooth Pain & Jaw Pain

Pain in the jaw and/or teeth may indicate a larger problem. Find out with a visit to Lewiston Family Dentistry, where we treat tooth and jaw pain.

Tooth And Jaw Pain Treated by Lewiston, Maine, Dentist Near Me

By Aspire Family Dentistry

Experiencing mild to severe jaw pain? Don’t suffer, let’s figure it out.

Pain can come from many different places with your teeth and jaw. It’s your body telling you it needs help. If the pain doesn’t stop, it’s time for us to conduct a checkup and find out what’s really going on in there. Jaw and tooth pain can evince itself in other areas of the head, face, and neck.

Causes of tooth and jaw pain may include:
  • Injury (Broken or Dislocated Jaw and/or Strain
  • TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint Disorder)
  • Dental Surgery
  • Sinus Infection
  • Gum Disease & Cavities
  • Toothache (Including Abscess)
  • Neuropathic Pain (Nerve Tissue Damage)
  • Damaged Blood Vessels
  • Arthritis

All of these causes of tooth and jaw pain show themselves in various ways. The first priority is to figure out whether it’s permanent or pain that will go away on its own. Whether it’s temporary or permanent, that’s important to ascertain. Often, the pain will go away even though not addressed but then will return when least expected (and usually at the most inconvenient time possible).

For the sake of your complete oral health, we recommend visiting a dental health professional as soon as you experience pain in the mouth, or around the jaw, head and/or neck.

Facial Pain Symptoms:
  • Tender Joints, Muscles
  • Decreased Range of Motion
  • Facial Pain Escalates When Jaw Moves
  • Issues With Alignment of Jaw
  • Clicking or Popping Sounds
  • Ear Ringing & Earaches
  • Dizziness
  • Vertigo
  • Fever
  • Facial Swelling

There are many different causes of tooth and jaw pain, as we’ve already made clear above. Come in for a visit ASAP so we can figure out exactly what you’re dealing with. Our oral health professionals have made the dental care of the community of Lewiston and Auburn our mission and we’re here for you!

Experiencing mild to severe jaw pain? Don’t suffer, let’s figure it out.

Facial Pain Symptoms:
  • Tender Joints, Muscles
  • Decreased Range of Motion
  • Facial Pain Escalates When Jaw Moves
  • Issues With Alignment of Jaw
  • Clicking or Popping Sounds
  • Ear Ringing & Earaches
  • Dizziness
  • Vertigo
  • Fever
  • Facial Swelling

As you can see, there are many causes and symptoms when it comes to tooth and jaw pain. Come in for a visit and our highly skilled and professional dental health professionals will work with you to understand your pain and devise a course of treatment.

Teeth & Jaw Pain: Treatment Process First, your dentist at Aspire Family Dentistry will conduct an examination often including dental x-rays and other necessary tests to help nail down the troublesome source of your tooth and jaw pain.  

More About TMJ

A medical condition concerning the jaw’s movement, TMJ affects the muscles, joints and bones. It is a highly uncomfortable condition, and also very painful.  
TMJ Symptoms May Include:
  • Face & Jaw Pain
  • Locked Jaw
  • Teeth Grinding & Clenching
  • Difficulty Chewing, Opening Mouth
  • Clicking, Grinding, or Popping
  • Burning Sensation in Mouth
  • Overly Sensitive Teeth

Treatment Options: Pain, Go Away!

Tooth and jaw pain can be treated in many different ways, depending on the cause.. Whatever the reason for your pain, the goal is to relieve the pain and get you back to happy, healthy living as soon as possible. In order to diagnose jaw pain, your Lewiston-area dentist will ascertain symptoms and perform a full physical exam. Blood tests, imaging solutions, and other diagnostic routines may apply. In some cases, we might also suggest psychological and psychiatric screening. If a specific, pain-causing condition is diagnosed, the dentist may recommend tests specific to that condition.
Following are some of the treatments that may be used:
Look, there’s no reason for you to be in pain. Knowledge is your friend and together we’ll diagnose it and eradicate it from your body. You deserve to live with less pain!

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