Posted on 9/25/2018 by Dr Jonathan Ford
|Have you ever woken up and felt like your jaw hurt? Pain in the jaw when you wake up can lead to a variety of other symptoms that range from headaches to tooth pain.
It is possible that the jaw pain does not mean anything and that it goes away, but you should learn some of the reasons that it happens at all. It is possible that you can do something to eliminate the pain.
The reasons for jaw pain are often related to something that happens when you sleep, something is off with the structure of your jaw or you have another problem in that area that creates jaw pain.
These are the three common reasons your jaw hurts:
The most important thing to realize is that the jaw pain is a sign of a potential problem. The good news is that all of these causes are treatable.
Take the time to contact our office and make an appointment if you have jaw pain or any other oral health issue.
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