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My tooth was aching when i woke up but after about 10 minutes of being awake my tooth seemed fine. What could it have been?

My tooth was aching when i woke up but after about 10 minutes of being awake my tooth seemed fine. What could it have been?

Call dentist: You could be grinding your teeth while sleeping. Call your dentist for an evaluation to determine what's going on. ...Read more

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Subsequent to hitting a sand covered cement floor my tooth is aching?

Subsequent to hitting a sand covered cement floor my tooth is aching?

Go to your dentist: You could have displaced, or fractured the tooth, or you could have injured the nerve. ...Read more

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My tooth is aching when i eat sweets, what can I do?

My tooth is aching when i eat sweets, what can I do?

Cavity: See your dentist. You most likely have a cavity. Could be under a filling or a new cavity. ...Read more

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I was going through rct but my tooth ìs aching 3 roots are through no pain when files are put but still tooth pain when touched please help?

I was going through rct but my tooth ìs aching 3 roots are through no pain when files are put but still tooth pain when touched please  help?

Tooth high: Call your dentist right away. A tooth that's high or too long can create a toothache even with a root canal because there's still a live ligament that surrounds the root. By shortening the tooth it will take reassure off ligament ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my tooth/jaw aches when I chew/bite?

What do you suggest if my tooth/jaw aches when I chew/bite?

Tooth\jaw pain: Three possible choices: 1. Internet research 2. Try to figure it out on your own. 3. See a dentist to find out why. Hopefully you will choose the last one which will get you the most accurate answer as to cause and best results. ...Read more

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What can cause my gums to have swelled and my tooth to ache?

Gum or tooth abcess : A periodontal (gum) abcess is caused when food gets trapped under the gum and festers. It is treated by cleaning out the sulcus around the tooth and may require antibiotics. A dental (tooth) abcess is caused by bacteria infecting the tooth usually from fracture or decay. A root canal procedure may be needed to save the toot you should also be checked for gingivitis and periodontal disease. ...Read more

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My tooth/jaw aches when i chew/bite. What does this sound like?

My tooth/jaw aches when i chew/bite. What does this sound like?

Crack or infection: Pain when chewing can be a cracked tooth, or an infection in your jaw, under the tooth. See your dentist to diagnose properly. ...Read more

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Why does my tooth/jaw ache when I chew/bite?

Why does my tooth/jaw ache when I chew/bite?

Tooth/jaw pain: This is impossible to answer without a clinical examination with x-rays. See your dentist for a thorough dental examination. ...Read more

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Should i be worried that my tooth aches after getting head butted?

Should i be worried that my tooth aches after getting head butted?

Examination: I'd recommend you going to the dentist to make sure everything is okay. Obviously if you see blood or your tooth avulsed (came out) you'd go but it's possible you might not have any sensitivity. It's also very possible that you will have symptoms later as trauma on teeth can happen later in time. ...Read more

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My tooth aches but I have no rotting or cavities, what could it be?

My tooth aches but I have no rotting or cavities, what could it be?

How do you know ?: How do you know you don't have any carious lesions? Did your dentist tell you, or is it because you can't see any? If you don't have any cavities, you may have traumatized the tooth, or you may be grinding. Consult with your dentist to be sure. ...Read more

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