An aching jaw is uncomfortable and sometimes painful and can lead to earaches and migraines. When jaw aches occur frequently, this is an indication of some underlying problem. Teeth grinding and clenching the teeth are common causes of aching jaws — and will need to be treated by a dentist.
Without treatment, teeth grinding can lead to:
– Weakened tooth structure
– Cracked or broken teeth
Stress is also a common reason for teeth grinding and in may be necessary to consult a doctor for “help in managing your stress levels”. Get in touch with us today: