teeth, health, smile, dentistThere are many different cause of jaw pain; for any long-term or recurrent bouts of jaw pain, it is always best to see a dentist to identify the trigger.

Key takeaways:

– Jaw pain may be due to untreated gum disease, cavities, impacted wisdom teeth or a disorder of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ).

– Stress and anxiety can result in teeth grinding which leads to jaw pain.

– Jaw pain may be a side effect of certain medications or conditions (e.g. a cold or Parkinson’s disease).

“The first step should be to see a dentist.”

Read the full story here: https://www.rd.com/health/conditions/causes-of-jaw-pain/

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