I’ve been experiencing a constant pain in/above my first set of top molars?

I’ve been experiencing a constant pain in/above my first set of top molars. Sometimes it seems to affect the lower set as well.

I initially assumed it was a dental problem but I’ve been to two dentists and they both say everything looks fine and that there’s nothing they can do for “phantom pain”. They suggested a possible sinus issues to I went to a otolaryngologist and he did a scan which showed my maxillary sinuses are clear (and that was the end of it). The pain is constant (at the very least I can feel it) and has been going on for years. It seems to be worse after drinking the night before but alcohol and painkillers don’t stop it, they just make it more tolerable. It’s hard to describe or explain the exact origin of the pain; it stings when I speak and seems to shift when I turn my head. It’s driving me crazy and I don’t know where to go.

Age: 26
Medications: N/A

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Dr. Javez Ernesto
2:13 pm

Normally pain related to molars are either related to dental or sinus problems. In your case it seems to be neither. You may be experiencing a neurological problem – Cranial nerve disorders will have an orofacial affectation. The pain you are experiencing may be a consequence of this. In my opinion you should consult a Neurologist for further investigation and get a Brain / Cranial MRI.