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Jaw pain is a common dental problem that can alter your quality of life more than you might realize. It is inconvenient and painful and it can make something as simple as chewing extremely difficult. Our team at David A. Browne, DDS, PC never wants you to experience this pain and discomfort, which is why we are here to help you if you need it. All you need to do is call 815-344-6811 today and schedule an appointment with Dr. David A. Browne. Until your visit, you can brush up on some facts by reading the answers to the following questions:

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

What are available treatments?
There are many treatments that can help with your jaw joint problem. Some treatments include the use of a mouth guard, muscle relaxants, and medication. Other treatments include meditation, root canal therapy, TMJ treatment, and periodontal treatment.

If you have any questions or if you would like to know more about your jaw pain, please feel free to ask our caring dental team any questions. We are here to help you, and we look forward to your call!