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For help improving your oral health, assess all risk factors to your life and determine the cause of any issues that may arise. If you’re showing any symptoms of jaw and facial pain, you’ll want to visit your dentist for an x-ray consultation and thorough exam to determine the underlying issues associated with your discomfort.

Make sure that any symptoms of jaw and facial pain are assessed immediately, so treatment can begin. Common symptoms associated with jaw and facial pain include the following:

– issues associated with sinus and allergies flare-ups
– infections in your mouth
– bruxism, also known as tooth grinding
– gum disease, including gingivitis
– TMJ disorders
– toothaches
– arthritis
– bad habits from chewing on inedible products
– biting your nails
– oral accidents or injuries

If you have suffered from jaw and facial pain, various treatments can be used, including the following:

– jaw strengthening exercises
– muscle relaxants
– root canal therapy
– treatments associated with periodontal care
– tooth extractions and surgery
– mouth guards and mouth protectors
– anti-inflammatory drugs
– antibiotics
– night guards and bite plates

If you are under the thralls of jaw and facial pain, Dr. Farshid Ariz & Shadad Arami and our team at TMJ & Sleep Therapy Centre of San Fernando Valley will help you. If you would like to book an appointment with our dentist office in Northridge, California, please call us at 888-902-0909.