A leading cause of pain in the muscles of the face and in the jaw joint is caused by clenching or grinding the teeth (bruxism). Many people are not even aware of this habit as it often occurs at night. Over time, you can over exercise the muscles in the face leading to powerful clenching muscles. This can have a knock on effect of headaches, jaw ache, cracklines in the teeth, chipping teeth and more. It’s best to treat it early to prevent deterioration in the teeth and jaw.
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