Jaw pain, sometimes caused by a condition called TMJ or TMD, or temporomandibular joint disorder. Other conditions that can also cause jaw pain:
– Infection of impacted wisdom teeth or untreated cavities
– Grinding your teeth or having a misaligned bite
– Sinus infections
A dentist can identify the causes of jaw pain or refer you to a doctor if needed.
“Traditional treatments for TMD include medications, a night guard and dental fixes to correct bite problems and balance biting surfaces…”