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What could cause a dull tooth ache at night?

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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
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In brief: Bruxism

Many things could cause this and i would recommend you see your dentist for a good check up and official answer. However, often we clinch our jaws and grind our teeth at night and this can cause dull pain in the teeth.

In brief: Bruxism

Many things could cause this and i would recommend you see your dentist for a good check up and official answer. However, often we clinch our jaws and grind our teeth at night and this can cause dull pain in the teeth.
Dr. Danny Proffitt
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