It’s a little known fact that trigger points in the jaw muscles can be a very real cause of long term tooth pain and toothache. And I’ve had quite a few questions asking which trigger points cause mouth pain. So this video explains how you can find and treat them.
The commonest causes of mouth pain are your teeth and gums. Your dentist should be able to fix these. But sometimes this isn’t the cause. The reason for this is that the face and mouth have a very complicated nerve supply and often pain refers from one structure to another area.
So you could have pain from the neck or the jaw joint referring into the mouth. Equally, muscle trigger points can refer pain into the mouth and teeth. Chronic trigger point tooth pain can be incredibly debilitating, and really difficult to sort out. The video below discusses two of the most common trigger points and how to treat them.
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