There are two great big strong muscles in your head that can actually cause pain in your teeth! It might feel as though your teeth are the problem but surprise! It’s muscles.
The muscles in your temples can cause tooth pain. Here’s the link to an article:
Or it might be the strong strap of muscle that holds your jaws together:
When you feel pain in your teeth–especially if you also have a sensation of tightness, pain or tenderness on the sides of your head–and your dentist says, “Nothing is wrong,” consider muscles. And, these same muscles are responsible for a lot of TMJ pain!
While the roles of muscles are pretty much overlooked by most medical doctors they can be (and are!) responsible for most of our pain. The good news is that muscles can be treated naturally. 🙂
Got jaw pain? Here’s something that may help.
Fake chewing. Here’s how:
- Put your lips together.
- Teeth apart.
- Pretend you are chewing.
That small movement uses your jaw muscles and increases circulation in them. That’s why it helps them relax.
Some people with tight jaw muscles and TMJ pain find that chewing actually Continue reading
Got pain around your jaw joint? Are you looking for a different natural TMJ pain relief technique? I had the opportunity to interview Philip Taylor DDS (<– click here to listen.)
Dr. Taylor is the author of TMJ Cured. He says that fixing the bite is the answer.
So how do you do that?
Basically, one tooth at a time. If your teeth don’t mesh properly–if some hit together too soon–it can Continue reading