Drew asked in HealthDental · 6 months ago

Waking up to teeth/mouth/face pain?

I dont know how to describe it. When i wake up sometimes i get this weird feeling in my mouth/face.

Its not really pain but a very uncomfortable feeling. Like my gums and cheeks are swollen and my toung feels weird and it hurts a little but its dull. Then as soon as i get up afer standing for a few minutes and starting my day its gose down.

I thought it was just from me laying down and blood pooling to my head while i sleep (kinda like how ppl get migrains from staying in bed all day) and started sleeping with a bunch of pillows so im on more of an incline but it hasnt helped.

Dose anyone know what this is and how i can stop it?

2 Answers

  • 6 months ago
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    You may be clenching your jaw when you sleep. This is relieved with a night guard.

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  • Tavy
    Lv 7
    6 months ago

    You could be mouth breathing while asleep, this will cause dryness in your mouth.

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