What Causes Chronic Facial Pain? TMJ, Migraines, and Other Causes

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Over 15% of the adults within the United States suffer with chronic facial pain. In some instances, this may be caused by migraines, while in others it is due to issues with the temporomandibular joints (TMJ). Chronic facial pain may also occur when someone has impacted wisdom teeth, serious tooth decay, or periodontal disease.

There are over 37 million Americans that experience migraines. Given that migraineurs have different types of symptoms, some more severe than others, it’s important to consult with a physician that can provide migraine headache treatment. Since this pain can often be exacerbated by teeth grinding and other issues associated with TMJ, it’s important to have a professional eliminate other potential causes o