Do you find that you experience frequent issues with tooth sensitivity? Do you frequently wake with unexplained headaches? Or have you recently had a tooth suddenly crack? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may be suffering from a common condition that many patients are unaware they are experiencing. Continue reading to learn more about this common condition and see if your symptoms can be explained.
It’s safe to say that the past months have been challenging for us all. The way we have been living is unlike anything we have experienced during our lifetime up until this point. Staying at home for months at a time, working from home, virtual learning, holiday celebrations cancelled, among many other adjustments are adding stress to all of our lives.
Do you find yourself grinding your teeth when you’re stressed or anxious? Have you noticed pain in your jaw or unnatural clicking sounds when you move it? Some of our patients don’t even realize this is an issue until we notice that their teeth have unnaturally been worn down. Coupled with symptoms such as jaw pain and headaches, it might mean you have a common problem that affects an estimated 10 million Americans. Read more to find out about this jaw disorder.