Do you have ongoing or severe facial pain? If so, you can rely on Parish Sedghizadeh, DDS, MS, at Oral Medicine & Pathology Center in West Hollywood, California, for exceptional treatment. He and his team have the expertise to provide you with the relief you need and reduce your risk for other complications. Call today or click online to request an appointment.
Facial pain causes discomfort in your mouth, throat, teeth, gums, lips, tongue, or jaw. You might experience any of the following in your facial area:
If your pain doesn’t go away on its own or causes debilitating pain, reach out to the Oral Medicine & Pathology Center team for an evaluation. They provide treatment for oral health issues that other dentists might not treat.
Dr. Sedghizadeh can consult with you and also provide an evaluation. Once he diagnoses your condition, he customizes an effective, personalized treatment plan to relieve your pain.
Common causes of facial pain include:
If the cause of your facial discomfort isn’t clear, Dr. Sedghizadeh offers cutting-edge technology to get to the root issue and can perform one or more procedures to treat it.
To find the root cause of your discomfort and develop an effective treatment, Dr. Sedghizadeh starts with learning about your symptoms and medical history. He provides a comprehensive evaluation in and around your mouth and may recommend dental imaging for a more detailed look.
In some cases, he may need to perform hard or soft tissue biopsies depending on your symptoms and disease risk factors.
Depending on the type and severity of your jaw discomfort, treatments might include one or more of the following:
In addition, you can take a proactive role with home remedies. Try using ice or heat packs, over-the-counter medication, and practicing good oral hygiene habits that include brushing at least twice a day and flossing daily. You should also have routine professional teeth cleanings every six months.
Dr. Sedghizadeh also offers mobilization and myofascial stretching techniques to improve blood flow, relieve muscle tension, stretch targeted tissues, and help reduce oral pain.
To diagnose the cause of your facial pain and to get the relief you need, call the Oral Medicine & Pathology Center office or schedule an appointment online today.