EARLIER this year I developed a pain at the very end of my left jawbone, near my neck. I had just had a crown made at a Harley Street dentist but when I went back he found no evident complications. The pain continued to worsen, particularly at night. I would get into bed and the dull ache would burgeon into full- blown agony.I rang my dentist again in desperation. "I'm sorry, I'm just off skiing," he sang happily. "It can't be the tooth, though." Clang! I felt a prison door close.
How a Dental Brace Could Cure Ms, Migraines and Paralysis ; When a Pain in Her Jaw Left Her Fearing She Had Cancer, Bella Freud Felt She Had No One to Turn To. Then She Met the Amazing Dr Amir Amir Never Gives Up. He's Very, Very Good'
It must be cancer of the jaw. My Pilates teacher, who is also an osteopath, suggested it might be to do with the temporo mandibular Joint (TMJ), the point where the upper and lower jaw connect to the skull. He told me a client of his went to a genius guy in Putney called Dr Amir -- so I went. The pain had become so bad...