barodontalgia


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barodontalgia

(bar'ō-don-tal'jē-ă),
Pain in the soft tissue resulting from a disequilibrium in the air-filled spaces around a tooth caused by ascent or descent into places with differentiatial barometric pressure.
See also: barosinusitis, aerosinusitis.
Synonym(s): tooth squeeze

bar·o·don·tal·gi·a

(bar'ō-don-tal'jē-ă)
Pain in the soft tissue resulting from a disequilibrium in the air-filled spaces around a tooth caused by ascent or descent into places with differentiatial barometric pressure.
Synonym(s): tooth squeeze.

barodontalgia (barēōdontal´jēə),

n sudden, sharp tooth pain that may occur in response to a decrease in atmospheric pressure such as that experienced during flight at high altitudes. Also called
aerodontalgia.
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Diver's mouth syndrome results from barodontalgia due to Boyle's Law: as pressure increases, volume decreases and vice versa.