Facial Pain

Facial pain can present in many different ways and many different sources.  The first step is to determine the true source of the pain.  Tooth pain, gum disease, temporalmandibular joint pain, wisdom teeth, sinus infection, muscles of chewing or other sources can cause facial pain.  Pain can radiate and present in a location secondary to the site of the pain.  All of these sources demonstrate how important it is to have a thorough exam done to get to the true source of the pain.  When we conduct our exam, we will diagnose the source or sources of pain and recommend the appropriate treatment that will get you out of pain and be stable for a long time.

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