Dental surgery and chronic ear pain
I had dental surgery to have an upper left molar removed, the fall of 2010. Within a few months of that I developed a bad left sided earache and slight tenterness in my left side of neck and left back of neck. Doctors say my ears are fine. Many tests have been done including MRI's, CT scans and throat tests. My left jaw and front of face by my left ear is tender when pressure is put on it and I may be grinding or clenching at night. Sometimes I wake up and have bitten my cheek or tongue. It has been just over a year and I still have an earache that doesn't go away. Thinking it might be from TMJ?