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Can a pinched nerve cause tooth pain?

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

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Nerve (Definition)

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


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Can ear nerve damage cause tooth pain?

Can ear nerve damage cause tooth pain?

No: Never heard of that relationship. See dentist for tooth pain. If negative exam, see orofacial-TMJ pain specialist. ...Read more

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Can a untreated tooth pain cause a lip twitch intermittent does the nerves connected to the lip? Same side

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

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I wear a retainer awaiting implant. Can this cause tooth pain and nerve pain on bottom teeth and cause them to shift?

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

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I have nerve exposed with severe tooth pain?

I have nerve exposed with severe tooth pain?

Exposed nerve: You need to see a dentist if your tooth is broken and the nerve is exposed. This will not heal on its own. You will need a root canal to save your tooth ...Read more

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Why does bleaching cause tooth pain?

Why does bleaching cause tooth pain?

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

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What can cause tooth pain if there seems to be no decay?

What can cause tooth pain if there seems to be no decay?

Many reasons: Tooth pain can come from trauma, grinding your teeth, decay that is not visible, or even nerve damage. Best to see a dentist to have it evaluated. ...Read more

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What can I do to better deal with chronic nerve ending tooth pain?

What can I do to better deal with chronic nerve ending tooth pain?

Neuropathic Pain: Often is misdiagnosed as dental pain. See Orofacial Pain specialist for diagnosis and management. ...Read more

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What can cause wisdom tooth pain?

What can cause wisdom tooth pain?

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

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I have hot nerve tooth pain and dental extraction?

I have hot nerve tooth pain and dental extraction?

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

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What causes tooth pain in both upper and lower teeth?

What causes tooth pain in both upper and lower teeth?

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

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Will the 2013 flu shot cause tooth pain?

Will the 2013 flu shot cause tooth pain?

Irrelevant: There can be many causes for tooth pain, including dental decay, an injury or infection, but a 2013 flu shot is not one of them. ...Read more

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Can my nasal sinuses cause tooth pain?

Can my nasal sinuses cause tooth pain?

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

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Can tooth pain cause eye pain?

Can tooth pain cause eye pain?

Definitely, yes: A bad tooth can cause a lot more than just a toothache, eye pain, headaches, jaw pain, heart pain etc. It's also called a referral pain. See your dentist for evaluation x-rays and treatment. ...Read more

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Waht cause tooth pain?

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

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What causes my tooth pain to go away?

What causes my tooth pain to go away?

See your dentist: Tooth pain comes in many forms. Your dentist can determine the nature of the pain and then treat it effectively. Advil (ibuprofen) is best until you get an appointment. ...Read more

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What to do about hot nerve tooth pain and dental extraction?

What to do about hot nerve tooth pain and dental extraction?

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

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What can cause tooth pain if the dentist says nothing is wrong?

What can cause tooth pain if the dentist says nothing is wrong?

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

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Tooth Pain (Definition)

Just what it says. Pain may be localized or diffuse, sharp or dull, aching or throbbing. May be from a host of different causes, the most common being infection. It requires immediate treatment, pain indicates the cause has significantly progressed. Please ...Read more