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I have lower front tooth pain since the past 3 days. Is this because of sinus or gum recession?

I have lower front tooth pain since the past 3 days. Is this because of sinus or gum recession?

Your pain: Is more than likely associated with gum recession, localized inflammation, exposure of root structure. If its in the lower anterior midline, could also result from a muco-gingival defect, requiring a gum graft and a frenectomy. Seldom does sinus involvement have an effect on lower anterior teeth. Best to bd seen by a dentist. All the best. ...Read more

Dr. Harinder Gill
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Sinus (Definition)

In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more


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Can sinus or tooth pain make your tongue kinda numb?

Can sinus or tooth pain make your tongue kinda numb?

Rarely: Tooth pain may effect your tongues nerves. However sinus pain will usually not effect your tongue. Please see your dentist asap as tongue numbing symptoms are best treated if caught very early. An oral surgeon may be needed for a consultation. Take care.. ...Read more

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Is it common to have tooth pain after sinus infection?

Is it common to have tooth pain after sinus infection?

Yes: Sinus infections often cause pain in the teeth, especially the upper teeth on the side of the innfection. ...Read more

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I've had a recurring sinus infection, coupled with severe tooth pain. Do I possibly need a root canal?

I've had a recurring sinus infection, coupled with severe tooth pain. Do I possibly need a root canal?

Maybe...: It sounds like there is an infection that is tooth related. If this is the case and your tooth can be saved, a root canal may be your answer. There are too many issues to resolve without a professional evaluation. See your dentist asap and get well ;-). ...Read more

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Should I see my general dr after I have been sick with a headcold for 3weeks? I have nasal congestion, dark mucus, and sinus & tooth pain.

Should I see my general dr after I have been sick with a headcold for 3weeks? I have nasal congestion, dark mucus, and sinus & tooth pain.

Yes.: Your general dr. Can evaluate you and direct you towards the right path. At times sinus infections can cause discomfort that feels like tooth ache. Since you have "head cold" and sinus infection now, it is best for your medical dr. To evaluate you and if needed you can also see your dentist to make sure you dont' have dental infection. ...Read more

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What can I do to numb the tooth pain from gum disease and sinus pressure?

What can I do to numb the tooth pain from gum disease and sinus pressure?

Not DIY: This is not a do it yourself project. You need to see a periodontist (gum specialist) and an otolaryngologist (ear/nose? Throat specialist). Ask your general dentist and your general physician for referrals. Let them treat you to eliminate disease, and teach you how to then remain healthy. There's no pill, salve, spray, adjustment, herb, or incantation that will help. Go get professional help. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can do to numb the tooth pain from gum disease and sinus pressure?

Is there anything I can do to numb the tooth pain from gum disease and sinus pressure?

Very hard: "numbing" the pain is not treating the issue. You need to see a dentist an a physician to treat these conditions. In the meantime you can take otc pain meds until you can get an appointment.

Call today and feel better soon. ...Read more

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I have had a possible sinus infection for over 2 weeks. With OTC treatment made better, have ear and lower tooth pain now. Severe for a day? Related?

I have had a possible sinus infection for over 2 weeks. With OTC treatment made better, have ear and lower tooth pain now. Severe for a day? Related?

Yes: Go to doctor for evaluation and treatment. When your teeth and ears start hurting those can be a sign of worsening sinus infection not just a cold. ...Read more

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I get sinus pain with shooting pains in my ear, often is accompanied by mouth sores and/or tooth pain. How are mouth sores and sinusitis related?

I get sinus pain with shooting pains in my ear, often is accompanied by mouth sores and/or tooth pain. How are mouth sores and sinusitis related?

2 separate problems: 1. A sinus infection or inflammation can cause a toothache, especially in the upper molars. These problems should be managed by your PCP or ENT. 2. Mouth sores (aphthous ulcers) are painful sores inside the mouth. The sore may be painful for three or four days, but complete healing usually takes ten to fifteen days. Canker sores may recur many times each year. No cure is available. ...Read more

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Sinus infect. 2 wks, Z pack finish week ago. Head/tooth pain gone. How long continue to cough up/blow out yellow phlegm? No wheeze, or is it my chest?

Sinus infect. 2 wks, Z pack finish week ago. Head/tooth pain gone. How long continue to cough up/blow out yellow phlegm? No wheeze, or is it my chest?

ENT exam: Sinuses must be checked for reinfection, relapse, nasal/sinus polyps, abscess and you will need formal examination, allergy testing and pulmonary function testing to rule out asthma. ...Read more

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I get sinus pain, shooting left ear pain + tooth pain on the left side lower molar+ canker sores on my lip. How are lip sores related to sinus pain?

I get sinus pain, shooting left ear pain + tooth pain on the left side lower molar+ canker sores on my lip. How are lip sores related to sinus pain?

Unrelated problems: 1. A sinus infection or inflammation can cause a ear pain, These problems should be managed by your PCP or ENT. 2. Toothache -see a dentist 3. Mouth sores (aphthous ulcers) are painful sores inside the mouth. The sore may be painful for three or four days, but complete healing usually takes ten to fifteen days. Canker sores may recur many times each year. No cure is available. ...Read more

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Have a severe toothache in upper front tooth accompanied w numbness in my left nostril was slight runny nose. Can this be sinus or tooth ache?

Have a severe toothache in upper front tooth accompanied w numbness in my left nostril was slight runny nose. Can this be sinus or tooth ache?

Differential Dx: A clinician makes a list of possible diagnoses when trying to figure out what is going on. You have made a list of two and either or both is possible. You need the next step of your doctor testing and identifying or ruling out what is happening. Please and good health. ...Read more

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How to stop the pain from a sinus toothache if it's not your tooth that's the problem? Prescriptions and other tablets aren't working at all

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How to stop the pain from a sinus toothache if it's not your tooth that's the problem? Prescriptions and other tablets aren't working at all

Facial pain doc: I assumed that you have visited an ENT doctor and a dentist. Even so, you should really follow up with your doctors and let them refer you to different specialists as needed. You need to rule out the common diagnosis first. They may refer you to a facial pain specialist that deal with cases that's hard to diagnose. You may need a thorough work up as well. Talk to your doctors. ...Read more

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What is the relation between the sinus pain and the toothache? And there is any effect with pain in an ear on tooth?

Sinus/tooth pain: The upper back teeth and the maxillary sinus are often linked when one or the other are inflamed for infected. Additionally, dental pain often radiates (or is referred) to neighboring anatomical structures and can be perceived as ear pain. Also, the jaw joint is directly in front of the ear, which can refer pain to the teeth. Accurate diagnosis can prevent unnecessary dental procedures. ...Read more

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Can a tooth ache and sinus infection make anxiety / panic worse? I've had panic attacks / agoraphobic for the last 5 months. With a bit of depersonalization. I've been seeing a psychotherapist just for 1 session so far. I'm just curious if these underlyin

Can a tooth ache and sinus infection make anxiety / panic worse? I've had panic attacks / agoraphobic for the last 5 months. With a bit of depersonalization. I've been seeing a psychotherapist just for 1 session so far. I'm just curious if these underlyin

Not likely: Anxiety symptoms are not a sign of illness, they are the mind's ability to produce the "flight or fight" response which gives rise to many physiological changes include heart palpitations, nausea, tingling, insomnia, dry mouth, speech impairment, tremor and sweating. Depending on the cause of your anxiety symptoms, your health care provider can provide you with treatment option ...Read more

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The right side of my head is in pain. Under my eyes, my jaw my ear and it feels like I have a tooth ache. Is this likely to be a sinus infection?

The right side of my head is in pain. Under my eyes, my jaw my ear and it feels like I have a tooth ache. Is this likely to be a sinus infection?

Probably: Assuming you are otherwise healthy, the answer is probably, especially if you have had a recent cold, and/or plane travel. Call your doc. Rx may include something to open nasal passages, something to thin out mucus, something to kill germs. ...Read more

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Are sinus problems related to teeth pain?

Are sinus problems related to teeth pain?

Maybe: Inflammation of the cheek sinuses (sinusitis of the "maxillary sinuses") can be perceived as pain in the teeth of the upper jaw; the term is referred pain. That pain will resolve with successful treatment of the sinusitis. ...Read more

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How do I know if I'm having sinus pain or teeth pain?

Xray: It is very difficult to tell which issue is causing the pain without an x-ray of the area. Your dentist will be able to tell you which is causing the problem. ...Read more

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Could a sinus infection be the cause of teeth pain?

Yes, but: Infected sinus could cause top back teeth to become symptomatic. Put your head between your legs, if pain gets worse may be sinus problem. Could be both at same time. Go to your dentist for exam with x-rays and also see your physician to evaluate sinuses. ...Read more

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Tooth pain front anterior (#26) - electric shock tooth pain -pulse of sort of pain - pain rating : 3 pain last about 1 sec?

Tooth pain front anterior (#26) - electric shock tooth pain -pulse of sort of pain - pain rating : 3 pain last about 1 sec?

Visit your dentist: Did you have a trauma to your lower anterior jaw area? It sounds like maybe you may have a chip at the edge of the tooth, and you may even have exposed dentin (inside part of tooth under enamel) or even an exposed nerve. If not, you may have tooth abrasion caused by overzealous brushing or even an occlusal issue. Visit your dentist, and he/she can tell you what is going on. ...Read more

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Is Neti Pot effective at treating sinus problems that contribute to teeth pain?

Is Neti Pot effective at treating sinus problems that contribute to teeth pain?

Possibly: If inflammation and fluid in the sinuses are the cause of the tooth pain, then anything which relieves these will help with the tooth pain. If the netipot treatment seems to help, then, yes. If not, then see your md. ...Read more

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Can sinus infection cause teeth pain while flying?

Can sinus infection cause teeth pain while flying?

Yes: Yes. Make sure that you have the sinus condition under control before flying. Take along antibiotics, decongestants and pain medication just in case. ...Read more

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Hit in mouth, now front right tooth pain and it's loose, what should I do? I have a flipper for my front left from previous accident

Hit in mouth, now front right tooth pain and it's loose, what should I do? I have a flipper for my front left from previous accident

Loose Tooth: You need to avoid the sport you are doing without ac ousting mouth guard. You need to see a Dentist right away for evaluation of your tooth. ...Read more

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I have a toothache but the dentist said nothing wrong with my teeth but my sinus look abnormal and I don't have any sinus problem. How come?

Sinuses: The roots of the upper back teeth commonly protrude into the sinuses of the upper jaw. You may have sinus congestion, even though you have no symptoms. Moving the head or going up and down stairs can cause toothache-like pain. Take a decongestant and the symptoms should subside. ...Read more

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Can a sinus infection cause teeth pain in both upper & bottom of right side if face?

Can a sinus infection cause teeth pain in both upper & bottom of right side if face?

It's possible: There's only 2 layers of cells between your upper root tips and the inside of your maxillary sinus. If sinus inflamed, can feel like toothache. Can have referred pain to lower teeth, although less common. Sit dow, bend over and put you head between your knees. If pain increases it's sinus, see an ent. If pain doesn't change it's dental, see a dentist. ...Read more

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Cold became sinus infect. Teeth pain&hdache;mucinex&antib.5 days; but each nite joint pain (like flu) but no temp. Flu symp recur often for me. Why?

Cold became sinus infect. Teeth pain&hdache;mucinex&antib.5 days; but each nite joint pain (like flu) but no temp. Flu symp recur often for me. Why?

Many possibilities: There are many reasons why you could have had more illness this past year. Some may be related to pure chance, while other reasons may be related to an increase to exposure to certain infections. If you are concerned that there could be an underlying deficiency in your immune system, consulting with your doctor would be beneficial for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Lt side facial swelling/pain x 1 wk. All teeth on lt hurt 1st 2 days, now no teeth pain. Ct sinus showed soft tissue swelling. Will prednisone help

Lt side facial swelling/pain x 1 wk. All teeth on lt hurt 1st 2 days, now no teeth pain. Ct sinus showed soft tissue swelling. Will prednisone help

Get diagnosis done: If you had swelling for a week most likely came from an infected tooth. Sinus may be inflamed related to an infected tooth. My advice is to go to an endodontist first and have a cb ct scan. If there is no tooth infection then go to an ent. ...Read more

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Pain right side of face x 3 weeks. No swelling. All top teeth right side tender. Pain by nose and cheekbone. Teeth not sensitive to heat/cold. Painful to chew on that side. No nasal discharge. Toothache or Sinus? How tell the difference?

Pain right side of face x 3 weeks. No swelling. All top teeth right side tender. Pain by nose and cheekbone. Teeth not sensitive to heat/cold. Painful to chew on that side. No nasal discharge. Toothache or Sinus? How tell the difference?

Could be either: Your upper teeth sit in the wall of the maxillary sinus that is beneath the cheekbone. They could be the source of infection, or the pain could be referred to them by a sinus infection. Teeth not sensitive makes it seem more like sinus. Warm Xlear rinse could help. Three weeks is a long time and infections in this location could become serious. You probably need to have an exam/ x-ray done. ...Read more

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Sinus, ear, jaw, lower teeth pain, headache, sore throat, face pain, no fever. No cough n cold, no flu. Can get sinusitis without cold or flu?

Yes, you can: Allergies can also cause inflammation of your sinuses. Your symptoms can indicate so many different issues, including bruxism. If your symptoms last more than two weeks, see both your dentist and physician. ...Read more

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Loose tooth front bottom crack in tooth small bump at bottom of tooth sometime with pulse in it no tooth pain is that normal?

Loose tooth front bottom crack in tooth small bump at bottom of tooth sometime with pulse in it no tooth pain is that normal?

Contact DDS: See your dentist ASAP for an evaluation. Possible history of past trauma or decay, if the tooth can be saved, treat it immediately, if the tooth is deemed non-restorable, have a treatment plan for the replacement if possible. ...Read more

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Tooth pain throbbing on left side. Left side molar hurts. Have a permanent retainer on the front bottom teeth, is the molar being impacted

See a dentist: Sounds like not impaction. It is dental abscess. The only way to cure a dental abscess is with dental treatment. We have now entered an era where some bacterial species are resistant to the full range of antibiotics presently available. See your dentist for evaluation and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can an impacted lower left wisdom tooth cause pain? Also can you feel the wisdom tooth pain in lower front jaw? Under front bottom teeth?

Can an impacted lower left wisdom tooth cause pain? Also can you feel the wisdom tooth pain in lower front jaw? Under front bottom teeth?

Impacted wisdom toot: An impacted lower wisdom tooth can effect the nerve and cause pain radiating down your jaw to the front teeth. Get this checked out by an oral surgeon ASAP. ...Read more

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Right front tooth pain when I touch/rub my nose, been to the dentist had X-ray done no abscess presents, tooth was perfectly healthy could be sensitive?

Right front tooth pain when I touch/rub my nose, been to the dentist had X-ray done no abscess presents, tooth was perfectly healthy could be sensitive?

Get 2nd opinion: Just because nothing was seen on that X-Ray, does not mean you may not have a tooth problem! See an Endodontist for a thorough exam of the area, including new radiographs at different angles and pulp testing of the sore tooth! ...Read more

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I need emergency dentist in miami have terrible extreme tooth pain can you help me I have no insurance or job I am in really severe pain thank you for your help it is a miolar on the bottom row of teeth if you looked at my two front bottom teeth

I need emergency dentist in miami have terrible extreme tooth pain can you help me I have no insurance or job I am in really severe pain thank you for your help it is a miolar on the bottom row of teeth if you looked at my two front bottom teeth

You're right.: Absolutely correct, you need to see a dentist right away. Check in to public health clinics in your state or a dental school--these options often work better for people with extra time and scant funds. Good luck! ...Read more

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I'm having upper front tooth pain, but no fracture/decay/anything. Any ideas?

I'm having upper front tooth pain, but no fracture/decay/anything. Any ideas?

Non-vital nerve: This is only a guess. Without evaluating the tooth personally and examining a radiograph, it is impossible to tell. You may have traumatized it years ago and now the non-vital nerve is causing problems. It can also be your bite. See a local dentist for a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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Hey all. Got a sore, red, swollen gum on the left side. No tooth pain or discomfort. Have sinus issues though. Could a sinus infection cause it?

Hey all. Got a sore, red, swollen gum on the left side. No tooth pain or discomfort. Have sinus issues though. Could a sinus infection cause it?

No: More likely due to tooth/teeth infection and/or gum infection. These infections require treatment. A pill won't cure, and neither will hoping the problem will self correct. Please call your Dentist. ...Read more

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