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I wake up in the morning and feel a real pain in my teeth. What could it be?

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Dr. Daniel Wolter
Dentistry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Clenching/Grinding

Morning tooth pain is almost always a sign of night-time tooth-to-tooth contact.
This can be either clenching or grinding (or both). This can be very painful and destructive over time. Once this behavior pattern develops, it will not stop. You need to see a dentist and have a professional nightguard made. Do this now, before there's a lot of additional damage and cost.

In brief: Clenching/Grinding

Morning tooth pain is almost always a sign of night-time tooth-to-tooth contact.
This can be either clenching or grinding (or both). This can be very painful and destructive over time. Once this behavior pattern develops, it will not stop. You need to see a dentist and have a professional nightguard made. Do this now, before there's a lot of additional damage and cost.
Dr. Daniel Wolter
Dr. Daniel Wolter
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Many things

Pain can be caused by a number of things, including grinding, infection, cavities, or fractures.
You need to evaluated locally by a dentist who can take radiographs and treat your problem.

In brief: Many things

Pain can be caused by a number of things, including grinding, infection, cavities, or fractures.
You need to evaluated locally by a dentist who can take radiographs and treat your problem.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Pain in teeth

You need to see a dentist to find out, you need a dental exam and may be xrays to find out what is the cause of the pain.

In brief: Pain in teeth

You need to see a dentist to find out, you need a dental exam and may be xrays to find out what is the cause of the pain.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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