I had a crown procedure 3 weeks ago today on my very last bottom tooth and am still suffering from incredible pain in my ear and jaw. I have been to urgent care and returned to the dentist. She performed an xray and said the tooth is fine. I was first given Valium and Aleve for relief. The relief from this treatment last about 1 hour and the severe pain returned. I was then put on flexoril which takes the "edge" off for a couple of hours. I have switched to ibuprofen which has provided more relief than the Aleve. The dentist says that I have muscle spasms in my jaw and this should go away. I am still miserable and finding it difficult to function. Could I have damage to my nerve or something? I was at the dentist for approximately 5 hours for the procedure and received multiple injections.
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