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I grind my teeth at night so I got a night guard from my dentist, but my jaw aches in the morning after I've worn it. Has this happened to anyone else and should I keep wearing it?
I don't know if this is TMJ, but I've had something similar happen to me. I recently got a night guard from my dentist and had severe pain in my teeth and jaw after wearing it. I talked to my dentist about it and he suggested "adjusting" the night guard to see if that helps. I took the night guard back and he did something to loosen it. After I wore it the next time, I didn't wake up with the same level of pain. You might want to talk to your dentist and see if they can help. Hopefully it's just an easy adjustment to your night guard.