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Possible broken jaw in Children

Possible broken jaw in ChildrenIn the event of jaw injury, tie the mouth closed with a towel, tie or handkerchief. Go immediately to an emergency room.

Typical causes of a Broken Jaw in children

  • Bicycle Falls
  • Car Accidents
  • Sports
  • A punch to the jaw

Typical signs & symptoms of a broken jaw

  • Bruising, swelling and sourness along the jaw or around the ear
  • Feeling that the teeth do not fit together properly
  • Missing or loose teeth
  • Swelling or black and blue discoloration of the gum around the jawbone or tongue
  • Trouble opening the mouth
  • Discomfort in the jaw joint
  • Numbness around the lower lip or chin
  • Shifting of the lower jaw

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