There are a variety of reasons why you may have jaw pain, but the usual suspect is temporomandibular Joint Syndrome or Disorder, commonly known as TMJ or TMD. This condition occurs when inflammation is present in the joint that connects the jaw to the skull. If left untreated, spasms, soreness, and even headaches can result in discomfort and severe pain. First Dental can discuss with you, information on night guards in Dodge City, Kansas.
Dr. Lehmkuhler or Dr. Asbjornson can determine if these symptoms are related to TMJ. Contact the dentist at, 620-225-5154, today.