Monthly Archives: February 2013

What is lock jaw?

Since I was 13 years old (I’m 16 now), I have been suffering from TMJ. I first experienced a lock jaw about three years ago. It never locked much but just some reciprocal clicking. The other day, my jaw was … Continue reading

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Is my toothache causing a swollen cheek?

My tooth has been hurting the last couple of weeks and now my cheek is getting swollen. Is this related and how? – Maureen from Louisiana Dear Maureen, Your situation sounds like you have an infected tooth with an abscess. … Continue reading

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