You don't have to live in pain
If you have had pain, earaches, headaches or a grating and/or clicking sound, you may have what is known as TMJ Disorder, which indicates problems related to the jaw joint. Issues arising from the jaw joint or jaw muscles are caused by anything from overuse to arthritis to a jaw injury
In Sjogrenâ€™s syndrome, it attacks the glands that make tears and saliva, causing dry mouth and dry eyes. You may have dryness in other places that need moisture, such as your nose, throat, and skin. Â A variety of approaches exist to treat this condition.
Burning Mouth Syndrome (BMS) is a painful, complex condition that presents as a burning, scalding or tingling feeling in the mouth. It may occur every day for months or longer, and dry mouth or an altered taste in the mouth may accompany the pain. Various treatments have shown to be successful in treating BMS.
Non-odontogenic orofacial painÂ is frequently of musculoskeletal, neurovascular, neuropathic or vascular origin, and is not consistent with an odontogenic (related to the tooth) source of pain. If you have unexplained pain in the jaw, head, neck or gums, a further evaluation is in order to determine your symptoms and the source of your pain in order to establish a treatment protocol.
Whatever the cause, chronic pain caused by nerves can be extremely frustrating and often debilitating. Fortunately, treatments exist that can work to reduce pain and restore an improved quality of life.
Osteonecrosis, also known as avascular necrosis (AVN), aseptic necrosis or ischemic bone necrosis, is a disease resulting in the death of bone cells. If the process involves the bones near a joint, it often leads to the collapse of the joint surface and subsequent arthritis due to an irregular joint surface.