Jaw pain is usually the pain associated with the temporomandibular joint. This is the joint that connects the jaw to the temporal bones of the skull. The most common symptom is the pain in the jaw area, around the ear as well as severe headache. There is also a clicking or popping sound when you tend to open or close your mouth indicating that the jaw bone joint is affected. There can also be swelling of the face.
HOW IS JAW ACHE DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis is usually done by a general physician who would examine your jaws and also do X-ray to check for internal damage.
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 cannot prevent Jaw Ache but you can reduce its symptoms.