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What is the most common type of facial pain?

The most common type of facial pain is pain related to dental problems, such as an abscess in a tooth or a cavity. That pain is located on one side of the face in the jaw, is worse with eating and is worse with touching or manipulating a specific tooth. It's usually an aching pain, and many of us are familiar with this sort of pain. When you have that kind of pain, then a dental evaluation is obviously the first thing to do.

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