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Broken Jaw Symptoms, Treatments, and Recovery Time Topic Guide

Broken Jaw Broken Jaw: Broken jaw or mandibular fracture is a common facial fracture. A broken nose is the most common cause of broken bones. The most common symptom of a broken jaw is pain. First aid and treatment for a broken jaw is to put ice on the injury, take pain medications, eat a soft diet, take antibiotics, and possibly surgery.

Broken Jaw Topic Guide - Visuals

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Broken Jaw Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

ibandronate Ibandronate

Ibandronate is a bisphosphonate (bis FOS fo nayt) medicine that alters bone formation and breakdown in the body. This can slow bone loss and may help prevent...learn more »

acetaminophen and hydrocodone Acetaminophen And Hydrocodone

Hydrocodone is an opioid pain medication, sometimes called a narcotic. Acetaminophen is a less potent pain reliever that increases the effects of hydrocodon...learn more »