Doctors for Jaw Ache in Mallige Nagar, Hubli-Dharwad
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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?
For mild jaw pain, home treatments like applying a cold compress and eating soft foods may help prevent worsening of pain. Over the counter medications provide relief from pain. In severe cases where pain is unbearable due to trauma or injury to the joint, surgery may be required.
DID YOU KNOW?
Osteomyelitis is a common infection of the jaw that may be responsible for the jaw ache. Ruling out this infection is important to determine the right treatment.