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Feeling Pain in Your Jaw? 3 Possible Sources

Girl Holding Jaw From Pain | Jaw Pain | Indianapolis IN

Pain in the jaw can make it difficult to chew and yawn comfortably and can indicate the need to see your dentist in Indianapolis for TMJ treatment. TMJ (temporomandibular joints) can become sore and may even click, pop, or lock if they are not functioning properly.

Pain in your jaw does not mean serious jaw issues, though it is common. Here are some other things that might be irritating your jaws and facial muscles.

Problematic Wisdom Teeth 

In the late teens and early twenties, the wisdom teeth (third molars) begin to emerge. In some cases, they come through without any issues. In other cases, they can push against other teeth or fail to ...

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