Why Does My Jaw Ache?

There are a number of potential dental reasons why your jaw may ache first thing in the morning. Although an aching jaw is quite common, you should visit a dentist to have it checked out.

Key takeaways:

– Dental problems which can cause jaw ache includes gum disease, cavities and abscesses.

– The most common reason is teeth grinding while you sleep.

– Possible treatments include a mouthguard, acupuncture and hypnosis.

“If you suspect that the grinding is most likely related to stress, visit your GP or confide in a friend for help in managing your stress levels.”

Read the full story here: https://www.glamour.co.za/wellness/fitness-exercise/this-is-why-you-should-never-ignore-jaw-ache-17536395