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My back molars on the left and right side feel constantly tight. I get this radiating tightness in my whole lower jaw.

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Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
Family Medicine

In brief: It might be...

It is possible you could be grinding your teeth inadvertently and this might be the cause of your symptoms.
That is called pruxism and many people need mouth guards in order to avoid teeth damage and other complications that arise with this type of problem. My recommendation is to visit your dentist and be evaluated for this.

In brief: It might be...

It is possible you could be grinding your teeth inadvertently and this might be the cause of your symptoms.
That is called pruxism and many people need mouth guards in order to avoid teeth damage and other complications that arise with this type of problem. My recommendation is to visit your dentist and be evaluated for this.
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
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