Frequent headaches can interfere with your daily life. They also may be a symptom of an underlying issue. Specifically, they could be a sign that you have a TMJ disorder.

Now, TMJ problems can develop for a number of reasons. The alignment of your teeth and jaw can make you more likely to grind or clench your teeth together. Alignment trouble also may affect how your bite fits together. If this puts pressure on your jaw joints, it can cause the problems mentioned above, among others.

We’ve put together a short quiz below to help you decide if you should talk to our doctors. Orthodontic Alliances could help you correct alignment issues if they contributing to your TMJ problems. Call 219-809-6584 (Michigan City) 219-841-7795 (Portage) 219-440-6512 (St. John) or contact us online to request an appointment at any of our Indiana locations.