i have toothache located lower right side. it's a molar. it has had a root canal and permanent crown. it only hurts when I lie down. it is not sensitive to hot/cold and it does not hurt to chew. could this be a sinus issue?

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  • Dr.Ritz

    Dr.Ritz 22 - December - 2012, at 04:19 AM

  • If you only get the pain when you lie down it probably is due to your sinus. Try taking an antihistamine for a few days and see if it clears up. Tylenol Cold and Sinus might work too. Check with your doctor before taking any medication.If it was the tooth with the root canal you wouldn't be able to bite on it or you'd have sensitivity to hot/cold foods and beverages.I cannot be totally sure without examining you or seeing xrays of the area, so,if your pain worsens visit your dentist for a clinicl examination.For more info.visit the link http://www.identalhub.com/article_complications-and-care-after-root-canal-therapy-106.aspx

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