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Here’s why your jaw hurts or aches

Here’s why your jaw hurts or aches

When you experience jaw pain, it makes it difficult to chew, talk or even move. That is because the shock-like sensations, sharp stabs and dull aches just do not seem to go away. The constant nagging pain can be concerning and even disrupt your day-to-day life. To help, here are some reasons why your jaw […]

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What is causing my ear and jaw pain?

What is causing my ear and jaw pain?

Have you been experiencing pain in your ear or jaw? This pain can present as a mild ache, but it can also cause intense pain. Unfortunately, though, there are a number of conditions that can be contributing to your ear and jaw pain–from infections and injuries to joint problems. To help you get a better […]

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7 tips to prevent jaw pain from wearing a mask

7 tips to prevent jaw pain from wearing a mask

Masks have become a part of our daily attire. I’m sure you’ve seen the memes, but when we leave the house we often check for our phones, keys, wallet, mask and hand sanitizer now. As we continue to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic and this “new normal,” we want to make sure you are taking […]

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Infographic: Botox treatment for migraines and TMD

Infographic: Botox treatment for migraines and TMD

If you suffer from migraines or temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder (TMD), we understand that it can be disruptive to your day. The good news is there is another solution that can help: BOTOX®. By using Botox, we can help relieve your jaw tension by making muscles unable to engage in the powerful, often unconscious movement […]

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Infographic: Understanding TMJ pain

Infographic: Understanding TMJ pain

It can be difficult to diagnose temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders (TMD) for many reasons. With a less than clear understanding of the causes and exact symptoms affecting TMD and the surrounding muscles, health care professionals are often hesitant to diagnose TMD. At Craniofacial Pain & Dental Sleep Center of Georgia, Dr. Mayoor Patel is the […]