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Are you suffering from recurring jaw and facial pain? If you are, it could be linked to an underlying issue within your oral health that needs to be corrected as soon as possible. By understanding the risk factors associated with jaw and facial pain, our dentist can provide treatments that are tailored to your specific needs. To help you learn more about the causes of and treatments for jaw and facial pain, we invite you to take the following quiz:

Question 1: Which of the following is a symptom of jaw and facial pain?
A: pain that is felt in and around your ears
B: general feelings of soreness in your mouth
C: pain and difficulty biting and chewing foods
D: all of the above

Question 2: Which of the following are benefits of jaw and facial pain treatment?
A: pain can be lessened and oftentimes completely eliminated
B: a healthier smile
C: both a and b
D: none of the above

Question 3: Which of the following is not a cause of jaw and facial pain?
A: gum disease
B: toothaches
C: bruxism
D: stained or discolored teeth

Question 4: Which of the following are treatments for jaw and facial pain?
A: muscle relaxants
B: mouth protectors
C: jaw exercises designed to strengthen your jaw
D: all of the above

If you require further information about jaw and facial pain prevention and treatment, or if you would like to set up an appointment at RK Dentistry, you can call us at 925-736-4201. Dr. Richard J. Koeltl our dentist in Danville, California, and our team look forward to seeing you.

Answer Key
D, C, D, D