What Might Be Behind Your TMJ Pain
Managing jaw pain and discomfort on a daily basis can be exhausting, especially since it often affects more than just your joints. TMJ (temporomandibular) disorders can cause headaches, muscle soreness and inflammation, teeth sensitivity, and even neck or shoulder pain.
While we sometimes do not know the cause of TMJ disorders, a few main issues might be the cause. To know for certain, we recommend TMJ evaluation and treatment in our Milwaukee, WI dental office.
You Grind Your Teeth
Bruxism, or teeth grinding and clenching, overworks jaw muscles and causes inflammation. If your partner has never told you that you grind your teeth during sleep, you could be completely unaware of the ...