A member asked:

Can pregnancy cause tmjd? dentist says jaw and teeth look fine. jaw only hurts in afternoon... is this an effect of relaxin hormone ? thanks

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Dr. Robert Douglas answered

Specializes in Orthodontics

Stress: is often the precipitating factor in TMD. Issues related to your pregnancy might cause stress. Try to put any stressful issues aside and focus on the wonderful event soon to come. If the TMD persists, see a dentist who treats TMD.

Answered 11/4/2016



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