The jaw or temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is a very complex joint. There are many reasons why you might experience tension or tightness here.
Key takeaways:
– Teeth-grinding can cause headaches and jaw tension.
– When teeth don’t align well it can place extra strain on the jaw muscles.
– Clicking noises and inability to open the jaw fully should be investigated.
A dentist can often help identify and treat jaw pain.
“Your dentist can help you determine what’s causing your pain and work with you to implement a successful treatment plan to fix it.”
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