Could Your Jaw Pain be due to one of These Causes?

teeth, health, smile, dentistJaw pain can arise from a multitude of sources. It is important to see your dentist to establish the cause, to ensure the most appropriate form of treatment is administered.

Key takeaways:

– Untreated gum disease, teeth grinding and temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ) can result in jaw pain.

– Jaw pain can also result from some medications, underlying diseases, and sinus pressure due to infection, a cold or allergies.

– Your dentist can ascertain whether your jaw pain is nerve, bone or tissue-related.

“Misalignment of the jaw can also contribute to significant pain.”

Read the full story here: https://www.rd.com/health/conditions/causes-of-jaw-pain/