A combination of headaches and jaw pain could point to TMJ disorders

headaches and jaw painMany people suffer from headaches, but not everyone has jaw pain with those headaches. Having both headaches and jaw pain frequently could mean you are suffering from a TMJ disorder. TMJ conditions can cause excruciating pain in the jaw and the surrounding muscles.

According to the Mayo Clinic, there are more than three million cases of TMJ disorders per year in the United States. The good news is that this common condition is treatable by a doctor or dentist. [Read more…]