Do you go to the doctor or dentist for jaw pain?
I think it's muscular. The pain is around the hinge of the jaw. It's been hurting for months. I hoped it would go away on its own because some days I barely notice it. The pain has gotten quite severe over the last few days. Not sure who to go see.
- LiliLv 79 months ago
See a dentist. If warranted, you will be referred to a specialist, since an ordinary dentist (or doctor) can't provide the necessary treatment.
- TavyLv 79 months ago
Could be TMJ see your family Doctor.
- RickLv 79 months ago
Doctor FIRST ................................
- RockfordLv 79 months ago
Go see a oral maxillofacial surgeon. It's a specialist that is both a dentist and doctor and specializes in the jaw. You usually go to one of these specialist to get complicated wisdom teeth pulled out or jaw surgery. I wouldn't waste my time with a regular dentist.
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- Karen LLv 79 months ago
My first choice would be a dentist, but if you don't have a dental insurance and you do have medical insurance, try the doctor first.
- Diane ALv 79 months ago
Maybe TMJ, there are dentists who specialize in that.