Chewing difficulties are generally attributed to stiffness and pain originating in the jaw muscles. It is also associated to teeth problems which make it difficult for the individual to chew hard foods.
Xerostomia or dry mouth Dry mouth can be caused due to chemotherapy, radiation therapy and side effects of anti depressants.
Stiffness and resulting pain in the jaw muscles also a repercussion of radiation therapy given to the neck and jaw
Tooth grinding and clenching the jaw(Night grinding habit) Mucositis inflammation, pain and soreness in the mouth
Periodontal gum disease
Tooth decay and loss
Unable to wear dentures due to pain and inflammation of the gums
Changes to the mouth, tongue and jaw due to cancers such as oral cancer and oropharyngeal cancer
Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) disorders
Throat or larynx cancer
Tooth pains, gum pain and denture complications are evaluated and treatments are prescribed to prevent further damage and deterioration of mastication. Range of the motion of the jaw and physical examination along with x-rays and CT scan are other evaluations that may be carried out to reveal jaw and chewing problems.
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