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Can a tooth cause neck and shoulder pain? Broken split back molar

2 doctors weighed in

In brief: It might

If a tooth is broken and split, it most likely needs to be extracted anyway, so have it extracted, and see how you feel.
If the pain does not go away, see y our physician.

In brief: It might

If a tooth is broken and split, it most likely needs to be extracted anyway, so have it extracted, and see how you feel.
If the pain does not go away, see y our physician.
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Dr. Mary Engrav
Emergency Medicine

In brief: Yes,

Yes, a tooth that is broken and has become infected could cause neck and shoulder pain from spreading infection.
With these symptoms you should be seen immediately.

In brief: Yes,

Yes, a tooth that is broken and has become infected could cause neck and shoulder pain from spreading infection.
With these symptoms you should be seen immediately.
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