Hello Guest, Welcome to Apnea Board !
As a guest, you are limited to certain areas of the board and there are some features you can't use.
To post a message, you must create a free account using a valid email address.

or Create an Account

New Posts   Today's Posts

Tooth pain, jaw shifting?
I've noticed since I started with my machine. I'll wake up in the morning with sore teeth occasionally.

Also sometimes I wake up at night and my jaw is pushed forward like an underbite.

Has anyone else experienced this?
Post Reply Post Reply

Donate to Apnea Board  
With my full face mask I will have sore lower teeth/jawbone if the lower straps are adjusted too tight. I din't think your nasal mask would do that.
The jaw shift that you are experiencing could be caused by certain fitting or adjustment of the chin strap if you are using one. It might be worth discussing with your DME supplier and/or your dentist.
Organize your Sleepyhead Charts
How To Attach Images And Files to your posts
Robysue's Beginner's Guide to Sleepyhead
Mask Primer

It is what it is. But, it will be what you make it.
Pat Summitt
Post Reply Post Reply
No chin strap on mine
Post Reply Post Reply
Also have upper teeth pain using nasal mask (F&P 405). This is because lower straps are too tight after chasing major mask leaks. Also in my case the gum is very sore above left canine tooth. Concluded a new mask is needed so back to my DME.

Recommend you back off the lower straps in minor adjustments (1/8") at a time to relieve the pressure on your teeth. The mask should be floating on the cushions instead of tightly fitted to your face. Fitting mask correctly seems to be the one major issue with many users of CPAP. Good luck with your journey on CPAP.
Post Reply Post Reply

Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  Rain out last night now ear pain LookingForward 6 179 07-15-2018, 09:58 PM
Last Post: Mosquitobait
Question Stopped Using Humidifier, No More Chest Pain BDP87 8 283 07-09-2018, 12:41 PM
Last Post: stanleydean
  SEVERE EAR PAIN WITH CPAP pavelow360 6 315 05-20-2018, 04:21 AM
Last Post: holden4th
  Back pain, confusion & discouragement [mask issues and SpO2 questions] Albercook 2 334 02-20-2018, 11:39 PM
Last Post: ajack
  Facial pain ThisOne 11 540 12-18-2017, 09:34 AM
Last Post: Walla Walla
  pain inside nose taha 2 313 10-30-2017, 08:01 AM
Last Post: Sleep2Snore
  Some Newbie Issues [w/ Back Pain] Cat246 20 745 09-11-2017, 08:12 PM
Last Post: Margali

Forum Jump:

New Posts   Today's Posts

About Apnea Board

Apnea Board is an educational web site designed to empower Sleep Apnea patients.