Common Causes of Headache & Head Pain

Common Causes of Headache & Head PainDid you know that some of the common causes of headache and head pain are dental-related and could be remedied by treatment from your dentist? The health of your mouth, the positioning of your teeth, and the proper functioning of your jaw joints are just some aspects of your dental health that all play a factor in muscle movements and forces that inevitably lead to head pain. Dental imbalance and muscle tension can trigger headaches, so your misaligned bite, missing teeth, or teeth grinding could be the cause of your chronic headaches.

Causes of Headaches

Dental misalignment and muscle tension can trigger neurological and biochemical reactions that result in head pain, so the cause of your chronic headaches could be directly related to your dental health. Common dental headache causes include:

  • Misaligned bite
  • Missing teeth
  • Damaged dental restorations
  • Poor adaptation to dental restorations
  • Bruxism, or teeth grinding
  • Wisdom tooth extraction

Other lifestyle factors also contribute to the occurrence of headaches and head pain, such as stress, anxiety, poor posture, poor diet, age, and injuries to the head, neck or body.

Associated Dental Symptoms

If you experience any of the following dental symptoms with your headaches, then the cause of your chronic head pain is likely due to dental disorder or misalignment:

  • Jaw clicking or popping
  • Teeth grinding
  • Tooth breakage
  • Dental wear
  • Jaw pain or discomfort
  • Facial pain or discomfort

TruDenta Headache Treatment

An alternative to common dental headache remedies, such as mouth guards, TruDenta headache treatment is a revolutionary treatment that aims to address the root of your chronic head pain to deliver long-lasting pain relief results. TruDenta is a drug-free, pain-free, and needle-free program that utilizes sports medicine therapy techniques to alter muscle forces that cause pain in the head, neck and jaw areas.

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