Although pain in the jaw can be caused by sinus infections or allergies, there are additional conditions which should be evaluated by a dentist. Let’s quickly examine three situations so that you will better appreciate your options.
– If you have not addressed a dental cavity, infection could spread to the jaw.
– Your jaw itself may be physically misaligned.
– Grinding your teeth have been known to contribute to jaw pain.
“For any pain that lasts more than a few hours, or that happens on a recurring basis, seek medical attention.”