Posted on 15 October 2019 by Michael Tang

Intense pain that radiates to your head could be a sign of TMJ disorders. Research shows that TMJ is a leading cause of migraines. Here is how TMJ disorders are related to migraines.

Key takeaways:

  • Your temporomandibular joint or TMJ connects your skull to your lower jaw.
  • Symptoms of a stressed TMJ include headaches, sore jaws & pain when eating.
  • Causes of TMJ pain include teeth misalignment, mental stress and tooth grinding.

If your doctor rules out other causes of migraines, visit your dentist for a checkup. Also, find a way to manage mental stress.

Read more here:

https://yourdentalhealthresource.com/understanding-the-link-between-tmj-and-migraines/

Michael Tang

Michael Tang

BDS MFGDP(UK)RCS PGDIP(IMPDENT) MSC(IMPDENT)
GDC 80508

Michael has a special interest in aesthetic dental implantology including the “teeth in a day” technique. He receives referrals from other dentists for implant surgery as well as bone and soft tissue grafting, and sinus lifting.  He is also very experienced in smile makeovers, adult cosmetic braces and non-surgical facial aesthetics.
 
His interest in dental implantology stemmed from a course held in Harley Street in 2005.  In the same year he deci…

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