Jaw pain Jaw pain, a dangerous sign of working age

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Jaw pain Jaw pain, a dangerous sign of working age

This disease is not only cause by abnormalities of the jaw joints. But may cause by abnormalities in the surrounding muscles jaw joint Or the muscles use in chewing. Such as the masseter, temporalis, and lateral pterygoid muscles as well. The jaw joint is the area of ​​connection between the skull and the lower jaw.

Disorders of the surrounding muscles. This jaw joint It is often cause by abnormal muscle function in the area. Especially if there is stress. This can cause pain and muscle weakness. This may cause by using too much muscle. Or misuse such as chewing on one side more than the other chew solids have an abnormal bite of the teeth causing the muscles on both sides to work unbalanced. Some patients may have a history of bruxism by UFABET.


  • Pain in the jaw joint (in front of the ear) or in the chewing muscles 
  • Ah or shut up limite. (jaw movement is limite)
  • jaw movement time and then there is an abnormal sound in the jaw joint, such as a clicking or crunching sound
  • Opening, closing mouth, or making jaw movements that cause pain or pain
  • Jaw freezes (can’t open mouth or open mouth and cannot close)
  • Patients may experience facial pain. any one half


  • When you press on the chewing muscle on the sore side then there is pain
  • When pressing the jaw joint on the side that hurts then there is pain
  • There is a deviation of the lower jaw. moving time


      1) Take anti-inflammatory medication and pain relief, such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), paracetamol, muscle relaxants, anti-anxiety drugs (which reduce the hyperactivity of the surrounding muscles) jaw joint)

2) It is advisable to eat soft foods such as porridge, rice porridge, and avoid eating hard foods such as ice or foods that require a lot of chewing force such as sugar cane, especially on the sore side. 3) May

      use warm water to compress. The muscles around the jaw

      4) Should consult a dentist. To check the occlusion of the teeth to see if there is an abnormal occlusion malocclusion, which causes unbalanced movement of the jaw Cause pain in the jaw joint or not

      ? 5) If there is a lot of pain. Your dentist may consider wearing a bite appliance or splints to stabilize the occlusion. Reduces impact on problematic jaw joints It helps to reduce pain well. Especially patients with bruxism (bruxism).

      6) If the patient is better. may do physical therapy and activities to reduce stress

      7) If the drug treatment does not improve completely. There is still quite severe pain. or there is an abnormality within the jaw joint may consider surgical treatment