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Health Tip: Have Jaw Pain?

Health Tip: Have Jaw Pain?

Here are possible causes

(HealthDay News) -- Jaw pain can radiate to the ears and teeth, and may even lead to headache.

The American Dental Association mentions these possible causes of jaw pain:

  • Having sinus problems.
  • Having a toothache, or grinding the teeth.
  • Having an infection.
  • Having arthritis of the temporomandibular joint.
  • Having periodontal disease.
  • Having stressed facial muscles.