What Things to Remember if You Often Have Jaw Pain
Posted on 8/20/2019 by Manhattan Maxillofacial Surgery Group
When you have jaw pain, whether you are dealing with TMJ or any other issue, then you need to remember what you can do to help your jaw area. Jaw pain is not something that you want to regularly deal with. It is something that can cause a wide range of issues in the mouth area, and it can be something that is painful, increasingly painful, the more you chew.
Things to Avoid When You Have Jaw Pain
There are some things you should avoid when you experience jaw pain on a daily basis. If you are chewing something and it hurts, it is recommended that you stop. You can make the pain worse. It is best to choose softer, easier to chew foods instead of harder, sharp foods that might cause the jaw more pain. Some foods that need to be chewed a lot, that are sticky, or hard to chew in all can cause problems in the mouth and jaw area.
We recommend that you use over the counter medications in order to reduce the pain and swelling that you are experiencing is important. Using an ice pack and heat pack back and forth to help with pain and swelling is also recommended. This can be something that helps the pain medications along.
With the use of the best treatment plans that we can provide, hopefully this is not such a big issue and you can get back to eating food comfortably once again.
Speak with our office today if you are dealing with jaw pain. No one should have to worry about being in pain on a daily basis. We can recommend the best treatment plan that works with you and your particular situation. We want to make sure our patients are taken care of. As soon as you are feeling pain, call us today to set up a time to come in.
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