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I have clicking and pain in my jaw. What should I do?

Q:I have clicking and pain in my jaw. What should I do? A:It sounds like you injured your TMJ. You can try warmth or ice placed near your ear several times a day for a few days. Also, avoid hard foods. If it does not resolve itself see your dentist. . . . Read more

I have a hard lump on my jaw. What should I do?

Q:I have a hard lump on my jaw. What should I do? A:The lump may be a cyst or a tumor. You need to see a dentist to evaluate this situation ASAP. You may require a root canal, extraction or surgery.   Dr. Maksim has been practicing dentistry in the . . . Read more