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Can A Pinched Nerve Cause Tooth Pain
No, Nerve impingement: Can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain. This condition must be professionally managed. See an interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. See your dentist for tooth pain. ...Read more
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
Can a untreated tooth pain cause a lip twitch intermittent does the nerves connected to the lip? Same side
Yes and yes: Sensory nerves to the teeth also go to the lip. Twitch not uncommon. Your body is telling you that you have an untreated infection that will only get worse, hurt more, and will spread to bone, gums, lymph nodes, etc. Get it treated now rather than dealing with the consequences. It will not get better by itself. ...Read more
I wear a retainer awaiting implant. Can this cause tooth pain and nerve pain on bottom teeth and cause them to shift?
Ask your dentist: It seems that you are in treatment ad that office is the best source of guidance on your dental care. Call them ASAP - it might help insure the best total procedure outcome! ...Read more
Reasons: Teeth are made up of a hard outer layer (enamel) and a softer layer underneath (dentin). Dentin has nerves and when exposed becomes sensitive. Whitening temporarily makes the enamel more permeable and microscopically exposes the dentin. Also the trays used in whitening can put pressure on the teeth which can cause them to become sore. ...Read more
Neuropathic Pain: Often is misdiagnosed as dental pain. See Orofacial Pain specialist for diagnosis and management. ...Read more
A few causes: Infection, pressure from eruption, tooth decay, cyst associated with wisdom tooth. See the wisdom tooth expert - oral surgeon. For best results with wisdom teeth, make sure you are evaluated and treated by a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon. ...Read more
See your dentist: There are many and various tooth problems which could match hot nerve tooth pain (nerve infection, gum infection, etc.). I can appreciate your concerned about your dental health, but finding a proper diagnosis and treatment may be the answer to your worries. Many options are available, not only extraction. Rec.: see your dentist for examination, x-rays and treatment. ...Read more
Examination: Require complete clinical and radiographic imaging examination to accurately diagnose the problem. However in the absence of obvious decay or abscess or periodontal (gum) disease, the most likely cause is clenching / grinding. Typically this is caused by stress and is termed a parafunctional habit. Important to see your Dentist for evaluation, diagnosis and appropriate treatment. Good Luck. ...Read more
Yes: The roots of the bicuspid and molar teeth sit just below the lower portion of the maxillary sinus, and inflammation in the sinuses can produce dental pain. But often, if there is apical root disease in those teeth this can result in secondary sinus infection. See a good ENT doctor and they will work this out. ...Read more
Many things...: Lots of different things can cause tooth pain, and the remedies are specific. You really need to determine the cause and correct it rather than miserably trying one mediocre intervention after another. Fortunately many solutions are both quick and simple. See your dentist and be well :). ...Read more
Sever tooth pain on and off, it will be horrible for ten minutes, then fine for a few hours. Over and over. Causes?
Meds. Dentist: OTC pain meds until dentist visit.Get a more detailed answer ›
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What to do for...: After seeing a dentist, he\she can best answer all your questions. Have you seen one? If not, that would be your very next step. If you have, call the office for advice. ...Read more
Get 2nd opinion: It's hard to answer this question without more information about where the pain is in your mouth: if it's the upper jaw and in the back, it could be sinus related; you might be clenching or grinding your teeth; it could be neck muscles. ...Read more
Best to see: A dentist to have the problem evaluated, diagnosed and treated. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Of course: Migraines and tension type headaches can be caused by many things, including teeth clenching. However, you should visit your doctor first to rule out other causes. Good luck. ...Read more
Ear and tooth pain: This might be a rotten tooth or an ear ache. Not a canker. ...Read more
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