Jaw Ache is pain in the jaw joint or muscles. The jaw joint, also referred to as temporomandibular joint or TMJ, is made up of bones below the mouth and bones just above the mouth. Usually injury or biting into very hard structures or extreme stretching of the joint causes jaw pain. Symptoms are:
• Popping sensation
• Tooth pain
• Chewing difficulty
• Tenderness and aching of the face or neck
HOW IS JAW ACHE DIAGNOSED?
While it is important to identify the underlying cause of Jaw Ache, it is always advised to visit a Dentist/Ayurvedic Doctor/ Homeopath to treat the pain in the jaw. The diagnosis of Jaw Ache involves a physical examination of the jaw to observe the motion of the jaw.
HOW IS JAW ACHE TREATED?
While in some cases, the symptoms of Jaw Ache may go away without any treatment, but if the symptoms persist, the doctor will prescribe medication to relieve the pain in the jaw. In a severe case of Jaw Ache, the doctor might recommend a therapy to treat Jaw Ache.
DID YOU KNOW?
You may need to consult a dentist if there is some internal problem along the jawline.