jaw pain

Is Jaw Pain an Emergency?

Generalized discomfort in the face and jaw pain can make it difficult to function in day to day activities like talking, chewing, or even smiling.  This discomfort can be sudden or gradually get worse over time.  In addition, there can be many different causes, making it important to have someone who is trained help you…

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Soft-Tissue Dental Emergencies

Dental emergencies don’t take a vacation, and teeth aren’t the only thing in the mouth to worry about.  You can get cuts and scrapes in your mouth just like other parts of your body.  Soft-tissue dental emergencies of the cheeks, lips, tongue and gums can bleed a lot and cause a lot of anxiety! We…

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Root Canal FAQ’s

You just found out you need a root canal.  Although you have never had one before, you are already anxious because of what you heard about root canals.  Root canals, or root canal therapy, are not as scary as they sound once you have the facts. What Is A Root Canal? When most people say…

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Prescription Pain Relief

When you visit a dentist, you are usually there to get help preventing or relieving pain.  Sometimes, there is some lingering discomfort after the visit.  There are several options to help you manage your soreness until you are feeling 100% again.  You may be surprised to discover it doesn’t always involve a prescription pain medication! Over…