Did you know it might be down to your jaw?!
If you experience clicking or popping when you open your jaw, have pain around your ear which can spread to other area of your face and neck, or suffer from unexplained headaches or migraines you may be suffering from Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TJD, or TMJ as it is also sometimes known).
Clenching or grinding your teeth during sleep is a major cause of TMD’s, as is wear and tear on the jaw joint itself and injury or inflammation to the jaw. If you are a sleep clencher or grinder then we may be able to help.
Made to measure mouth guard worn whilst you sleep can help to align the jaw in to a more comfortable position allowing it to stop clenching and grinding during sleeping. These mouth guards are comfortable to wear and will aid in a restful night sleep. Leaving you refreshed and less stressed each morning.
If you would like to find out more about TJD’s or discuss your requirements for a mouth guard please call our friendly dental practice in Oadby near Market Harborough on Leicester 0116 271 0500 today.