Did you know that up to 80% of people suffer from tension headaches, also known as a dull pain across the forehead, temples or around the back of the head.

While dehydration, fatigue, anxiety and eye strain can all be reasons for the headache, did you know that they aren’t the only contributing factors?

In fact, jaw clenching and grinding your teeth can also trigger a tension headache. If that is the case visit your dentist as they can try a variety of techniques to get that grinding to stop.

That includes the creation of a custom night guard as well as helping teach a variety of jaw exercises.

There is no cure for teeth grinding. That doesn’t mean it can’t be managed. By speaking with your Fresh Dental Smiles dentist and employing various tactics that can not only straighten the jaw but also help prevent major dental work down the line.

Leave a Reply