All You Need to Know About Jaw Tightness

The jaw is a complex joint prone to experiencing tension. Potential causes of jaw tightness include:

– Bruxism (teeth grinding) is usually caused by stress and can result in jaw tightness and headaches.

– A disorder of the temperomandibular joint (TMJ) can put undue stress on the jaw muscles resulting in tightness as well as neck or ear pain.

– If the upper and lower jaws are misaligned it may result in jaw tightness.

“Your dentist can help you determine what’s causing your pain and work with you to implement a successful treatment plan to fix it.”

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