Two Minute Jaw Relaxer
By Sharon Kuttler, RDH
December 10, 2012

This brief and effective jaw relaxer comes from our friend Deb May at YogaCare. If you find yourself carrying tension in your jaw, do this relaxer for immediate relief.


How to Relax Your Jaw in Two Minutes
With your tongue, touch each tooth, front & back, feeling where each tooth connects to the gum. Breathe deeply, stay aware and relaxed.

Use your tongue to massage the jaw hinge from the inside of your mouth. Take about 1 minute to do the left side of the mouth, then the right side, then rest your tongue at the bottom of your mouth.

Notice how it feels – your teeth slightly apart, the space at the roof of the mouth, tongue relaxed at the bottom of your mouth ... your jaw relaxed!


It seems so simple, but it really does work!

You'll find this practice and more on our new CD Relieve Stress for Dental Health. Click here to read more about the project and order your copy today.

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