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Jaw pain is something that can keep you up at night, bother you during the day, and make eating difficult. It is extremely inconvenient and painful, and it needs to be treated right away.

What are common symptoms of jaw pain?
Some common symptoms of jaw pain include earaches, neck aches, toothaches, headaches, pain when biting, trouble opening and closing the mouth, clicking or popping sounds when you chew, facial soreness, or facial swelling.

What are the causes of the jaw pain?
Some causes of the jaw pain include the TMJ disorder, arthritis, infection, teeth-grinding habits, toothaches, periodontal disease, injury, and sinus problems.

What are available treatments?
There are many ways you can treat jaw pain, and some of those ways include the use of mouth guards, muscle relaxants, meditation, medications, root canal therapy, periodontal treatment, TMJ treatment, and tooth extraction.

If you are experiencing any jaw pain or any of the symptoms involved with jaw pain, we ask that you call North Point Dental Group, LLC at 541-754-4017 and schedule an appointment with Dr. Glenn D. Balkins, Mark P. Swensen and Dr. Haslam as soon as possible. We want to help you live a normal and healthy life, and we can’t do that if you don’t call and meet with us. So, call our office today and take a step closer to a healthier lifestyle!