Inflammation or pressure on the nerve can cause moderate to severe intermittent pain. Some people experience intermittent episodes of pain that lasts from a several seconds to minutes. The pain can interrupt normal activities and cause people to avoid activities that tend to trigger the onset of pain. These activities include using the mouth for speaking, chewing, swallowing. Or normal routines such as brushing teeth or shaving.
As experts in diagnosing and treating trigeminal neuralgia, we have a number of treatment approaches to help relieve your pain. We’ll conduct a complete examination and history of your situation and develop a plan that’s focused on your needs.