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Tooth only hurts when I lay down

A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Tooth: If your tooth hurts when you lay down you should set up an appointment with a tooth doctor. I see a tooth doctor annually and I am sure the dentist wi... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Pain: If it's an upper back tooth it may be a sinus issue. At any rate, find a Dentist who can physically examine you, take necessary x-ray's, and administ... Read More
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Change in BP: When you lie down, the blood pressure in your head increases, which may cause throbbing in tissues that are inflamed. Have your dentist take a look.

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
See a dentist: I think it is a transient event that will resolve on its own. However, see your dentist to rule out any irreversible chronic tooth pathology.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Sore tooth: Most common reason is a recent traumatic incident. If it doesn't feel better in 2 weeks from the date of onset, see your Dentist for an examination a... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cary Goldstein
Prosthodontics 35 years experience
Root canal: Oftentimes this is the result of an infection in the tooth. Sleep on 2-3 pillows to raise your head until you have a chance to visit a root canal doc ... Read More
Dr. J. Blake Perkins
Dentistry 21 years experience
May be infected...: If the tooth does not hurt at all during the day, or with a stimulus such as heat, cold, or chewing, you may have a sinus problem. It also may be in ... Read More
Dr. Mark Venincasa
Cosmetic Dentistry 35 years experience
See your dentist: You may have an abscess or other problem with the nerve of the tooth. Please have it evaluated by a dentist.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Lee Hinson
Dentistry 38 years experience
Many issues can: Cause this symptom. Infection in the tooth or the gums could be the issue. Your bite can also be partly responsible. Sounds like you should get a dent... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
Cosmetic Dentistry 50 years experience
Maybe: It may feel that way for about a week - gettingbetter and better each day. If not then go back to the dentist that did the root canal for an evaluati... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Padula
Dentistry 34 years experience
Possibly: Possible causes include: cracked tooth, infection, periodontal disease and possibly decay. Without seeing a dental professional difficult to say.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
Dentistry 23 years experience
Sinusitis: Yes, those are classic symptoms of a sinus infection. However if that tooth is a lower tooth it may be getting reinfected. Either way you should see a... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Jaw clenching: People subconsciously grit their teeth, clench their jaw and even snap the jaw open and close as they run. This will all cause dental pain especially ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dell Goodrick
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Eval by dentist: It is possible that you may have bruise the periodontal ligament around the tooth or if it was something very hard that you bit on, you may have possi... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Vertical Fracture: If the tooth has broken as you described, it is most likely hopeless and needs to be extracted immediately. Call a dentist at once to make an appointm... Read More

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