Painful teeth

Do you find that all or perhaps even some of your teeth tend to ache when there is a significant drop in temperature?

If you do, do not stress, as this sensation may be experienced by many people. However, it could be due to completely different reasons. Here are some of the reasons as to why people may experience pain in the teeth area.

Possible causes of pain in the teeth area

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During times of cold weather, pain may be induced in the mouth and around the teeth area if you have periodontal disease, cavities, large metal fillings or defective fillings, sensitive or cracked teeth or infected teeth or gums.

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However, this may not be the only reason. Sometimes, people may also experience a severe ache in their teeth whilst suffering from a cold and their sinuses are congested. Note that the sinus floor is situated directly above the teeth so one can experience pain in this area when they have a cold.  Dr Meinecke, a spokesperson for the Academy of General Dentistry says that pain will be experienced in the upper teeth (behind the eye), if a person’s sinuses are full.

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