Why is My Jaw Popping and What Can I Do? - Deepstash
Ever noticed jaw click on opening your mouth wide? Here's why

If you’re experiencing a jaw popping sensation every time you chew, talk or yawn, it may be from your temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Jaw popping refers to a clicking sound from the...

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Why is My Jaw Popping and What Can I Do?

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Few common causes of Jaw click:
  • Biting fingernails
  • Clenching jaw
  • Grinding teeth (bruxism)
  • Biting lip or cheek
  • Chewing gum excessively
  • Constant hand rest on the chin while working/ stud...

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Other serious causes of jaw pain/click
  1. Trauma to the jaw following accident
  2. Infection
  3. Tumor
  4. Myofascial pain syndrome-
  • Jaw pain doesn’t get better after a week
  • Jaw pain that gets wors...

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At home treatments:
  • Consciously avoid any untoward pressure on the joints like clenching of teeth
  • Apply an ice pack to the affected area on the jaw for 10 to 15 minutes, followed by a warm compress of 5 t...

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Dental consultation
  • A mouthguard or splint can be used to prevent or manage bruxism; clenching and grinding of the teeth during sleep.
  • P...

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