Headaches and facial muscles pain

TMD & TMJ Pain

Facial pain is common and often the result of headaches and injuries. However, other causes of facial pain include nerve conditions, jaw and dental problems, and infections.

Facial pain can originate from a specific area of the face, or it may radiate from another part of the head. Doctors often categorize facial pain into one of several types, including:

  • Dental pain
  • Nerve pain, or neuralgia, which relates to conditions that affect the facial nerves
  • Temporomandibular pain, which relates to the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and the muscles of the jaw
    vascular pain
    , which occurs due to issues with blood vessels and blood flow

In INDIA, many people suffer from chronic headaches and migraines. Most of them aren’t aware that a bad bite (also called malocclusion) can cause TMJ Migraines & Headaches.

In other words: When your teeth are misaligned, when they don’t fit together properly, the strain on both muscles, and the brain, can create headaches, migraines, forehead headaches and other pain that may get classified as a headache.

There are many causes of headaches and just as many ways to manage them. Medical doctors often use medication to manage the pain someone has. Some will include BOTOX treatments and muscle injections.

The trouble with these treatments is that they are meant to “manage” the pain and not prevent the pain. The same goes with physiotherapy, massage therapists and other healthcare providers. There is a focus on reducing muscle strain of the head and neck, and masking pain with medications.

Headaches and migraines can have a medical solution, but there can be a dental solution too. Dental TMJ treatments and therapy can eliminate the pain altogether.