May 3rd, 2014
Possible causes
following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of there are other causes as well so ask your doctor about your symptoms. Get and MRI to rule on TMJ


TMJ
Impacted tooth
Dental abscess
Apical abscess
Dental cavities
Trauma -Nerve damage
Referred pain from the jaw
Pulpitis
Ear infection
Sinus infection
Viral cause shingles
Tumours
Toothpaste allergy
Gluten intolerance
Try rinsing with baking soda in glass of water

Vitamin deficiency
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replied August 18th, 2016
I've come to read this, and I have a similar pain. Couple of days ago I took a flight to Mallorca. When the plane departed there wasn't any problem, but when it landed my teeth felt like they were being pulled out. Now have a weird numbness in my upper right teeth, and my right eye hurts a lot. It won't go away and I don't know what to do.
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replied March 11th, 2017
Having worked with ENT surgeons and OMS practices, it was a little scary when my upper teeth went numb, but I managed to alleviate the problem pretty easily.

This won't work in every case, but if you have sinus pressure, a cold, or congestion you likely have an abundance of fluid packing your Maxillary sinus and putting pressure on the nerve. Time to unblock it. If you have a moderate case of sinusitis, this method can definitely work; it did pretty instantly for me

On the affected side of your face, place your index and middle fingers together on your cheekbone just below the outside of your eye. Now using your fingers with moderate pressure, follow the contour of your cheek down and inward toward the nose until you feel the recess of your maxillary sinus below the ridge of your inner cheekbone and directly under your eye.

With moderate pressure (without pain), take your index and middle finger and apply light but firm pressure, working from the outside of the lower cheekbone to the bridge of your nose. Do this 4 or 5 times, walking your fingers with a sweeping motion as if you were squeezing the last bit of toothpaste out of the tube. Not too much pressure, but enough.

Now here comes the fun part... Stand up and look straight at the ground, and shake your head from left to right for twenty seconds. Use some effort, but not so vigorous that you get dizzy and fall over. Right now you are loosening the mucus in your maxillary sinus, and alleviating pressure on your nerve. Let gravity pull your face downward and jar the mucus loose, it can work magic on the blockage in some cases.

Do this while taking a decongestant and you should get some relief. I know it only took a few minutes after I applied this method before hearing that awesome sound of squeezing and popping pressure relief.

Hope this helps someone relieve their upper teeth numbness...
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replied April 28th, 2017
Numbness in your teeth or gums is never normal and should be taken very seriously. Many patients aren't aware of the fact that their teeth are alive; they have nerves and blood vessels just like any other part of the body. Numbness is a sign that a tooth is beginning to die, or become non vital.
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