Do you wake up with a painful jaw? Jaw pain can be caused by many things, from allergic reactions to poor dental hygiene and health.
Here are various causes of jaw pain:
- Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) with symptoms including restricted movement, tenderness and swollen cheeks.
- Teeth grinding, mouth injuries and impacted wisdom teeth that might cause pain in the jaw bone.
- Gum disease, untreated cavities and sinus infections from colds, allergies and the flu.
Ensure a healthy jaw by practicing proper dental habits and seeing the dentist regularly for checkups.
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