Content Smiles: Jaw and Facial Pain

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f you continually find yourself suffering problems with your oral health, it could be linked to underlying conditions including damage to your teeth and gums. To catch damage in time, you will need to look for signs and symptoms that something is wrong. This could include jaw and facial pain,

Because of the number of ways that your smile can be damaged, it is important to visit your dentist for routine checkups so appropriate treatments can be applied as soon as possible. In the case of jaw and facial pain, it could be something as simple as a minor issue involving a sinus problem or it could be linked to an underlying problem. Various potential health risks that contribute to jaw and facial pain include toothaches, bruxism, periodontal disease, TMJ disorders, arthritis and various other infections.

You may require oral health care treatments to address your jaw and facial pain. Those treatments may include the use of root canal therapy, periodontal treatments or a potential tooth extraction. Minor treatments that can be used to help alleviate pain associated with facial issues include exercise therapies, medications, and mouth guards.

No matter what treatments you need, Dr. Catalina Cruz Johnson and our team at Dentists at Memorial Park are here to help you in every way we can. If you would like to set up an assessment exam, come see us at our dental office in Houston, Texas. Please call us at 713-861-8323 to speak with a member of our team.