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Do You Have A Jaw Pain?

New York NY Dentist near Gramercy Park

An increasing number of Americans experience jaw pain, which many assume is related to their teeth. While this is a valid assumption, however, there are numerous potential causes for jaw pain. Colgate mentions the following: decayed or abscessed teeth, gum infection or periodontal disease, teeth grinding (bruxism), temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD) or injury to the jaw. Given the various causes, it is wise to contact your dentist right away if you’re suffering from pain in your jaw.

Depending on the source of an individual’s jaw pain, treatment might include a dental filling, root canal therapy or tooth extraction, while gum infections can be treated with antibiotics or deep scaling. Yet, when jaw pain is attributed to temporomandibular joint dysfunction, or TMD, treatment varies from person to person. For instance, pain associated with TMD might be from muscle spasms within the jaw joint. In turn, it could stem from misalignment of an individual’s bite, leading to inflammation and pain. Even so, other causes could be injury to the jaw, arthritis, cluster headaches, angina, ear infections, cysts, sinus infection or stress.

In essence, it’s not clear whether symptoms associated with TMD are actual causes of it or expressions of it. Whatever the case, those dealing with jaw pain might experience trouble with daily routines including eating and work-related tasks. Sleep patterns may also be affected, and this often adds stress to an already exacerbating condition.

Though somewhat of a mystery, jaw pain can be treated with multiple solutions and remedies. The key is determining what’s causing your pain.

We Can Restore Your Jaw Health

At Gramercy Dental Center in NYC, we understand the debilitating effects of jaw pain, no matter the cause. Our goal is to relieve your pain and discomfort, and provide a long-term solution that will restore your jaw health.

If your pain is, in fact, related to temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD), a detailed diagnosis and customized treatment plan is necessary. You can trust our jaw pain specialist at Gramercy Dental Center to provide effective relief in a soothing, comfortable environment. Call today.

Posted on behalf of Gramercy Dental Center

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I haven’t gone to the dentist in over 15 years and my experience at Grammercy Dental Center was amazing! I was terrified of the procedures being painful but the dental hygientist took the tame ti explain everything to me and made me feel comfortable with all dental procedures. I would recomend this dental center to all my coworkers and everyone I know!

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