Jaw pain can show up as aching, tenderness, or throbbing, and it may be associated with other symptoms like migraines and headaches. To discover the cause of your jaw pain with the help of an experienced oral surgeon, contact Dr. Kian Farzaneh DDS. Serving patients in Danville, California, Dr. Farzaneh and his team can diagnose jaw pain and offer effective treatment options for long-term relief. Contact the practice today by calling or booking an appointment online.
There are many potential causes of jaw pain. Dr. Farzaneh can perform diagnostic tests like 3D X-rays to determine what structural issues or dental problems might be causing your discomfort. Some of the most common causes of jaw pain include:
In other cases, jaw pain may indicate cancer or some other type of severe medical condition.
The symptoms of jaw pain may show up differently from one person to the next, and they might vary depending on the cause. Some of the most common symptoms associated with jaw pain are:
Some people might also experience toothaches, nerve sensitivity, or pressure behind the eyes.
Treatment for jaw pain depends on the cause. Based on your symptoms and your health history, Dr. Farzaneh and his team may recommend:
If you have an infection or bacteria that is causing jaw pain, Dr. Farzaneh may need to extract a tooth or perform a root canal procedure.
You can protect your jaw health by small tweaks to your lifestyle. Some ways to prevent jaw pain include:
If you have chronic or acute jaw pain and want fast relief, call Dr. Farzaneh and his team today or schedule a consultation online.