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This can be TMJ syndrome. Temporomandibular joint syndrome, is the most common cause of facial pain after toothache. The other possibilities of the diagnosis are;
b) Dental infection
c) Orofacial pain
The temporal mandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome, if chronic and recurrent, is treated as following;
1) Tylenol; acetaminophen
2) Anxiety (if present) reducing medicines; called as anxiolytics, will need prescription for it.
3) Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
5) Muscle relaxants
B. Psychological interventions; like anxiety or depression, if present will need management. TMJ syndrome many times has a close association. People may have a history of face trauma, poor dental care, and/or emotional stress, with TMJ syndrome.
1) Cognitive behavior therapy (CBT)
2) Relaxation techniques
3) Stress management
C. Alternative therapies
D. Physical therapy modalities
1) Transcutaneous electrical stimulation
5) Superficial and deep heat
6) Therapeutic exercise; like Lateral jaw movement, Protrusive jaw movement, Tongue-up exercise, Resisted opening, Resisted closing.
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