Couple weeks ago I found out that I need 4 fillings to be done. ( 2 fillings for upper second and first molar and 2 fillings for lower third and first molar.Both left side. ) I had 2 upper fillings just a week ago without injection, it was fine, no pain at all.
Yesterday I went to my dentist appointment and told that I don't need an injection, sadly it was too painful so dentist injected me couple times of some stuff. My half of my tongue was numb, half of my lower teeth and my whole chin. Numbness went away after 5-6 hours, but I've noticed that there is pain in my left side jaw and left side throat.
I feel the pain it's like coming from the jaw. Whenever I try to swallow(or lift my neck) I feel pain in left side jaw and throat. I also feel pain when try to open up mouth.
I never had problems with TMJ, I have grinded teeth before, but it was long long time I ago, when I was little. Now I'm 24 years old.
Probably best to contact your dentist and let him/her know about it. I'm guessing that maybe the injection might have caused some trauma to the area, resulting in some soreness and stiffness. But there is always a low risk of infection from dental treatment that may be an issue as well.
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