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Is it possible to have sinus pain and pressure that it also affects the back teeth?

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Dr. William Ledford
Dentistry 29 years experience
Yes: If you have a sinus infection it can make your teeth fell as if they need root canals. You need to have teeth checked to make sure there is no problem though.
Dr. Daniel Wolter
Dentistry 30 years experience
Absolutely: The roots of your back teeth often extend up into your sinuses. If you have sinus pain/pressure, or an infection, it's common for the teeth in that area to become sensitive. In some cases, the infection from your sinuses can even spread into you teeth, causing toothache pain. You should try to get that sinus issue resolved as soon as possible. If your tooth pain persists after that, see a dentist.

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Last updated Sep 14, 2017

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