Toothache can strike at any time of the day or night, and the pain can become debilitating if not treated quickly. If the cause of the pain is related to the root canal this can make your pain worse at night, since blood pressure in the jaw increases when reclining.
Our Advice: Contact us straight away to arrange an immediate visit. Take painkillers (if required, as prescribed by your doctor). Try to remain in a sitting position.
This article is intended to promote understanding of and knowledge about general oral health topics. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your dentist or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment.