Teeth clenching and grinding surged during COVID-19 pandemic due to anxiety

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COVID-related stress has the potential to cause jaw pain (TMJ) and facial pain, as well as cracked and chipped teeth. Chronic clenching and grinding teeth at night can cause constant dull facial pain, locked jaw, and migraine headaches. It is very difficult to locate where the pain comes from. Dr. Shin had the training to diagnose idiopathic facial and dental pain so that patients can get proper treatments.