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My teeth always ache at night. Why?

My teeth always ache at night. Why?

Grinding, clenching : The most common reason for this kind of pain is clenching or grinding during the night. Or you may have decayed and abscessed teeth. It is important that you see a dentist for a comprehensive exam to find out what is going on with you and how to treat your problem. ...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


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Ear ache i grind my teeth at night?

Ear ache i grind my teeth at night?

TMJ: That is the TMJ hurting. You may need a night guard. See TMJ expert. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals. ...Read more

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Tooth pain at night when i lay down?

Tooth pain at night when i lay down?

See your dentist: You may have an abscess or other problem with the nerve of the tooth. Please have it evaluated by a dentist. ...Read more

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Tooth with small silver filling hurts bad like if nerve was exposed. Sudden sharp pains at random times. Mostly at night. Help can't sleep.

Tooth with small silver filling hurts bad like if nerve was exposed. Sudden sharp pains at random times. Mostly at night. Help can't sleep.

Help!: You Must see a Dentist. The tooth may have recurrent decay, may be fractured, or may be in traumatic occlusion. Without examining you there's no way to tell over the computer. To fix this your Dentist will have to provide treatment. There are no pills, ointments, snake oil, homeopathic remedies, salves, or appliances that will "fix" your problem. Please call your Dentist NOW. ...Read more

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Bilateral shin pain. Bad during the day, worse at night.

Bilateral shin pain. Bad during the day, worse at night.

Shin splints?: Are you a runner? Here's a link: https://www.google.com/search?q=shin+splints&rlz=1C1CHFX_enUS593US594&oq=shin+splints&aqs=chrome..69i57.3111j0j4&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8 ...Read more

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Eyes hurt when I look around. Headaches at night. Legs ache at night as well as sore throat at Night and elevated body temp and moderate fatigue. ?

Eyes hurt when I look around. Headaches at night. Legs ache at night as well as sore throat at Night and elevated body temp and moderate fatigue. ?

Get checked: This can be a concerning constellation of symptoms and it would be wise to schedule a visit with your primary care doctor. It may not be anything serious, but better to be safe. ...Read more

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What could cause a dull tooth ache at night?

What could cause a dull tooth ache at night?

Pulpitis: A dull, nagging night time tooth ache is usually caused by a tooth pulp that is inflamed. Your dentist should be able to diagnose the problem. If that is indeed the problem then you will need to have a root canal done on the tooth. There could be other causes but it is important to see the dentist to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Had root canal 7 days ago pain subsides completely durring the day but wake up at night with severe ear and tooth pain ?

Had root canal 7 days ago pain subsides completely durring the day but wake up at night with severe ear and tooth pain ?

Not normal: May still be some residual infection, an accessory canal, fracture, etc. Pls return to treating Dentist or specialist Endodontist for reevaluation. ...Read more

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Got teeth fillings (6) 6 days. every since i have headache and teeth hurt the whole day. Headache is on one side of head and wakes me up at night. Why?

Got teeth fillings (6) 6 days. every since i have headache and teeth hurt the whole day. Headache is on one side of head and wakes me up at night. Why?

Go back: you may need to have your dentist adjust your recent fillings. when your mouth is anesthetized (numb) you don't always bite down the same way. it's not something you can fix yourself. the best outcome would be that the adjustment fixes the problem. there are other post operative complications that can develop as well but let's think positively that it's a minor ajustment. ...Read more

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Throbbing in upper left gums/teeth, only at night. Tooth sensitivity. Face pressure, head pain. Dentist says sinus issue. Can it cause all this?

Throbbing in upper left gums/teeth, only at night. Tooth sensitivity. Face pressure, head pain. Dentist says sinus issue. Can it cause all this?

Pain at night: It could be a sinus infection, or it could be a dental issue: infected tooth, decay, fractured tooth or filling, teeth grinding or clenching. If there are no dental problems, see your medical doctor or an ENT specialist. If there is no sinus infection, report this to your dentist. Bruxism (chronic teeth grinding or clenching) and infected teeth and/or gums can cause tooth, jaw, head and ear pain. ...Read more

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Can't sleep at night feel adjitated?

Can't sleep at night feel adjitated?

Are you anxious?: Please see your physician for evaluation. In the meantime, here is information to use for improved sleep hygiene. 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell asleep. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime may include a warm bath or shower, aromatherapy, reading, or >. ...Read more

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Ear pain after getting two teeth adjusted at the orthodontist?

Ear pain after getting two teeth adjusted at the orthodontist?

TMJ: It is possible that the bite adjustment irritated the tmjs which will often feel like ear pain. ...Read more

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Bruxism at night. Go through a custom (hard) dentist-made lower jaw guard every year. Treatment options?

Bruxism at night. Go through a custom (hard) dentist-made lower jaw guard every year. Treatment options?

Meditation: Sounds like conflict. Consider learning to meditate. Try real happiness by sharon salzberg on amazon. If $ an issue try library. This way has a chance for the most positive impact on your life. ...Read more

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Abdominal burning and pain - can't sleep at night?

Abdominal burning and pain - can't sleep at night?

Several things: Where is the pain? In the center? To the right? Does it go anywhere else? It could be as simple as irritation oh your stomach lining or reflux or even gall bladder disease or stones. If it has persisted for any length of time i would see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why is TMJ worse at night?

Perception or..: It may be that one is more aware of pain or one may be clenching their teeth which can cause more pain... For help i would suggest seeing a dentist who has experience diagnosing and treating the tmj. ...Read more

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Why is my TMJ worse at night?

Why is my TMJ worse at night?

TMJ: Tooth position can contribute to tmd symptoms. You could be potentially clenching or grinding. ...Read more

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What could cause a dull tooth ache at night?

Pulpitis: A dull, nagging night time tooth ache is usually caused by a tooth pulp that is inflamed. Your dentist should be able to diagnose the problem. If that is indeed the problem then you will need to have a root canal done on the tooth. There could be other causes but it is important to see the dentist to determine the cause. ...Read more

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I get tooth ache at night for 5 to 10 minuets when i lay down. What does this mean? Why only when i lay down?

I get tooth ache at night for 5 to 10 minuets when i lay down. What does this mean? Why only when i lay down?

Apical peridontitis: Vist your dentist for extraction or root canal therapy.I hurts because you are finished doing everything else.Pain exist tomalert you something is wrong. ...Read more

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Tooth ache only at night when i lay down to sleep. The only way to help with the pain is cold milk or ice water. I had a root canal years ago on the tooth that the pain feels like its coming from

Tooth ache only at night when i lay down to sleep. The only way to help with the pain is cold milk or ice water. I had a root canal years ago on the tooth that the pain feels like its coming from

Please : Please go and have this tooth looked at by an endodontist. Sometimes the tooth needs to be retreated. Or it could be another tooth. Anyway this demands a serious look before you are continually miserable all the time from it. ...Read more

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For the past couple of days I've had a bad tooth ache in my left 2nd molar. Last night it started hurting in my left jaw and my ear.. Is this normal?

For the past couple of days I've had a bad tooth ache in my left 2nd molar. Last night it started hurting in my left jaw and my ear.. Is this normal?

Soon 2 B emergency: You've had a bad toothache for a couple of days, now spreading to your ear and jaw. I't's not going to resolve itself on it's own. Why are you wasting precious time on the internet? You should be seeing a local dentist for your problem.... make the call. ...Read more

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I have a very hurt tooth ache?

I have a very hurt tooth ache?

Severe tooth pain: Call a local dentist and get an appointment asap. Take some Aleve or Advil unless allergic or contraindicated in the meantime. Only a dentist can treat the tooth and relieve you of the pain. ...Read more

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What can I do for a tooth ache?

What can I do for a tooth ache?

Pain treatment.: A persistent tooth ache needs to be evaluated by an appropriately trained provider. Untreated it can potentially lead to more serious conditions. ...Read more

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What works best for a tooth ache?

Most: analgesics will have effect or tooth ache but effectiveness will vary depending on the cause of the toothache. Consider dental examination ...Read more

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Good foods to eat with tooth ache?

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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Eat Soft Foods: which will provide good nourishment and at the same time relieve your pain too. Toothache is a very healthy nerve sending signals to your brain that something is out of balance and visit to your dentist is a must. ...Read more

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How do I relieve severe tooth ache?

How do I relieve severe tooth ache?

Dental emergency: Please get into see your dentist asap. ...Read more

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Will watson 385 help my tooth ache?

Will watson 385 help my tooth ache?

Pain medication : Pill imprint WATSON 385 has been identified as Acetaminophen and hydrocodone bitartrate 500 mg / 7.5 mg used for pain management. You should consult with your doctor before taking any medication and be aware of the potential side effects. ...Read more

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How do I cure this terrible tooth ache?

How do I cure this terrible tooth ache?

Seek help from Pro: Treating an acute infection is not a diy project, you need professional help. You must see a dentist now. The longer you delay, the more the infection will spread and can even become life threatening. Pain is your body's signal to you that you need help! ...Read more

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What is the best thing for a tooth ache?

Remedy vs treatment: Not to be flip, a toothache usually means that you have a tooth or gum problem. While home treatments like ibuprofen, toothache ointment and mouthwash can help with the symptoms they don't treat the underlying problem. We all look for the easy and cheap answer, but a toothache will often require treatment if it persists or reoccurs. ...Read more

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What medicine is the best for tooth ache?

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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See a dentist BEST: A tooth pain won't go away without treatment and the infection may spread to your jaw, cheeks, sinus and to other areas of your head and neck. OTC pain medications such as NSAIDs or Tylenol, (acetaminophen) can all reduce the pain slightly, but none of these treats the cause. Visit a dentist ASAP for definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What is the cause behind mild tooth-ache?

It could be anything: This can be related to an area of decay, a faulty filling, a sensitive root surface, a loose or decayed crown, clenching or grinding, among other things. A dentist can determine which is most likely in your situation. ...Read more

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What are some good remedies for tooth ache?

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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Dentist is the best: There is no natural remedy to treat a toothache. If you have toothache, it is best to visit a dentist ASAP before the problem worsens and you might lose your tooth or have an serious health problem. ...Read more

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What's the best thing for a major tooth ache?

What's the best thing for a major tooth ache?

Painkiller, dentist: If you are waiting to see a dentist and in pain, best to get over the counter painkillers. Advil (ibuprofen) 600 to 800 mg every 6 to 8 hrs should help. See the dentist asap even if the pain is controlled because the pain will return. Don't be on the painkiller for more than few days because there might be an infection needing attention asap. Could be dangerous to ignore it! ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Levin
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