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A 24-year-old female asked:

Hi. bumped head on wall , tiny bump has healed but can't quit grinding teeth (i have tmj) that same area aches now . ideas on wht it is? how to treat?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 38 years experience
See DDS for Eval: Bruxism (grinding teeth) is not a dangerous disorder. However, it can cause permanent damage to the teeth and uncomfortable jaw pain. See dentists who have more experience in evaluating bruxism and treating TMJ.
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