Chronic Jaw Pain
A University of Sydney study found that 1 in 5 Australians suffering from chronic pain. It’s effects, along other body aches, are immense. People often resort to long term pain medication, take time off work and cannot getting proper sleep.
Reasons for jaw pain include poor neck, back or foot balance; this tends to cause incorrect jaw position, and exacerbating jaw issues. The loss of back molar teeth or jaw/tooth misalignment can also result in jaw issues.
Whilst a dental splint is one of the most commonly prescribed appliances, we go beyond these to identify the exact causes of the pain.
For instance, a surprising primary cause may in fact be traced to a neck or lower back issue! Dr Malik will refer you to appropriate health care provides to manage and, in many cases, eliminate your chronic pain problems.