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Posted by: seaside, 9 years ago
Hello! It does sound rather peculiar… ideally you should get a second opinion from a dentist! All the best!
Johnparnoff
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7 years ago
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Posted by: imluisa, 9 years ago
Dear imluisa! It could be an infection of the root tip – an abscess. Ideally you should visit an endodontic specialist and have it looked at!
Henrius
(Dentist)
7 years ago
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Posted by: adorme, 9 years ago
Hi! The pain could stem from tooth neck defects, a pulpitis, an alveolitis, an osteomyelitis or even a combination of the 3. I would visit a dentist immediately, and get it...
technohub
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: woofitall, 9 years ago
Hello woofitall! It could be a periodontal issue; I would visit a periodontist – a specialist for this kind of problem. It could also that your teeth are simply drifting, due to...
codehacker
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: glaizeredeye, 9 years ago
Hello! You shouldn’t worry – if your teeth need to be extracted, it will be because it is the sensible option; probably the only way to prevent whatever dental issue you may...
goldencrown
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: nomorenerve, 9 years ago
Hello nomorenerve! Your issue could be due to a number of reasons; a defective part of the dental crown, caries, a root fragment or even old cement residue. Instead of worrying...
nomorenerve
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: ahrneely, 9 years ago
Dear ahrneely! I completely understand your frustration; you are absolutely right, a root canal procedure should be performed so there are no repercussions or negative...
jawshock
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: servicecrew, 9 years ago
Hi servicecrew! The pain could be a (normal) consequence of the wound, however, in serious cases it could mean that the infection has not been entirely stopped; it is difficult to...
servicecrew
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: tracu45, 9 years ago
Hello tracu! It sounds like your dental nerve could have gotten damaged during the tooth polishing, this can happen sometimes. Your endodontist is correct; if that is the case,...
stockholder
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: cbardywoo, 9 years ago
Hi cbardywoo! You should brush your child’s teeth twice a day, using a soft bristled toothbrush. There is more on the topic of dental hygiene for kids in this article:...
cornellcrewer
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: ellilee, 9 years ago
Hello ellilee! Sounds to me like the affected tooth is in the upper jaw, and also may have had root treatment. The antibiotics will temporarily fight your symptoms; the maxillary...
iamworried
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: tooth101, 9 years ago
Hello tooth101! Worrying about it definitely won’t help; you should know that globally, bone augmentation procedures are very common, and nowadays is seen as a routine...
haveimplant
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: dentalhealth, 9 years ago
Hi! A post usually will not come loose without reason. Maybe the tooth root took some damage, eg. a root fracture, or maybe the post itself was too short. If the post is not long...
dentalhealth
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: jakarta, 9 years ago
Hello jakarta! A malignant tumour also does not hurt – usually only shortly before it gets critical – even though the tumour develops and grows over time. Generally speaking, in...
jakarta
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: mwjmbarney, 9 years ago
Hi everybody! Indeed, it sounds like you have sensitive teeth necks; compounds containing “arginine” are also helpful in this case. All the best!
Castro
(Dentist)
9 years ago
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Posted by: platelets, 9 years ago
Hello platelets! It could be that your dental nerve has been damaged. With a cold test (watch the video entitled "Cold Test") and an X-ray, one can easily determine whether the...
kathryn
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: markusmanning, 9 years ago
Hi! Im assuming the root treatment was very recent and now the filling has come loose and not watertight. I would visit your dentist this week; you should probably have an...
waterjetfan
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: cloudone, 9 years ago
Dear cloudone! It could be that the filling is still sticking out a bit; you can tell when your dental floss gets snagged on it, for example. If this is the case, which is not...
cloudone
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: mariellove, 9 years ago
Hi mariellove! It sounds to me like you have a root fracture. Usually in such cases the tooth needs to be removed. A basic tooth extraction does not cost too much so I wouldn’t...
mariellove
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: norms90, 9 years ago
Hi norms! It could be that your neighbouring tooth was damaged during the implantation – this can be easily verified with a simple x-ray. It could also be due to a sensitive...
norms90
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: tinisha , 9 years ago
Hallo casm33! These white spots can be a result of decalcification - potentially signifying the onset of caries. The according therapy would entail: an improved tooth-brushing...
axispoint
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: payless, 9 years ago
Hello payless! Sounds like you do some pretty serious teeth clenching/grinding throughout the night. This can lead to locked jaws in the morning. Ideally you should visit a...
payless
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: mayday, 9 years ago
Hello! If you are female, it is a common occurrence that the sensitivity of your gums along with the bleeding can fluctuate depending on your hormonal cycle. If you find yourself...
corvette
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: kaktus53, 9 years ago
Dear kaktus! Transparent cutting edges can be a sign of increased acidity; it is often seen in bulimia patients. You should try not to consume acidic foods on separate occasions...
roach66
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: ricky32, 9 years ago
Hi ricky! Your mom is right; it could be a wisdom tooth, however, it could also be an inflammation of the middle ear. Ideally you should visit a dentist and an ENT...
ricky32
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: mehungee, 9 years ago
Dear mehungee! The lump could be a lymph node that is reacting badly due to an infection. Often it is the result of a wisdom tooth that is displaced. Ideally you should have a...
musicmix
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: fallout, 9 years ago
Hello fallout! The dental plaque should be removed, ideally through a professional dental cleaning procedure. During your dental cleaning you should be advised as to whether your...
fallout
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: seaside, 9 years ago
Hello! It does sound rather peculiar… ideally you should get a second opinion from a dentist! All the best!
Johnparnoff
(Dentist)
7 years ago
4
3579
Posted by: imluisa, 9 years ago
Dear imluisa! It could be an infection of the root tip – an abscess. Ideally you should visit an endodontic specialist and have it looked at!
Henrius
(Dentist)
7 years ago
4
4328
Posted by: cbardywoo, 9 years ago
Hi cbardywoo! You should brush your child’s teeth twice a day, using a soft bristled toothbrush. There is more on the topic of dental hygiene for kids in this article:...
cornellcrewer
(Patient)
9 years ago
4
2989
Posted by: ellilee, 9 years ago
Hello ellilee! Sounds to me like the affected tooth is in the upper jaw, and also may have had root treatment. The antibiotics will temporarily fight your symptoms; the maxillary...
iamworried
(Patient)
9 years ago
4
2922
Posted by: lioncub99, 9 years ago
Hallo lioncub and borderline! Sounds to me like it could be the result of caries, or just dental calculus. Either way, the best course of action would be to get it checked out by...
borderline
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: ecst123, 9 years ago
Hello ecst123! The goal of braces is to optimize your bite, correct and align your teeth and beautify your tooth structure! Your facial structure won't change due to your braces,...
perfectsmile
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: platelets, 9 years ago
Hello platelets! It could be that your dental nerve has been damaged. With a cold test (watch the video entitled "Cold Test") and an X-ray, one can easily determine whether the...
kathryn
(Patient)
9 years ago
3
3751
Posted by: silverspoon, 9 years ago
Hello silverspoon! A scab in the mouth can look rather unpleasant, however try not to look at it too often and stress the general area as that could lead to infections. By the...
silverspoon
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: sunnymay, 9 years ago
Hello sunnymay! It could be that the dental nerve got damaged during the crown polishing procedure – it is a common occurrence, and would explain your complaints. Ideally you...
sunnymay
(Patient)
9 years ago
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Posted by: sunnymay, 9 years ago
Hello sunnymay! It could be that the dental nerve got damaged during the crown polishing procedure – it is a common occurrence, and would explain your complaints. Ideally you...
sunnymay
(Patient)
9 years ago
3
4130
Posted by: sunnymay, 9 years ago
Hello sunnymay! It could be that the dental nerve got damaged during the crown polishing procedure – it is a common occurrence, and would explain your complaints. Ideally you...
sunnymay
(Patient)
9 years ago
3
4130
Posted by: sunnymay, 9 years ago
Hello sunnymay! It could be that the dental nerve got damaged during the crown polishing procedure – it is a common occurrence, and would explain your complaints. Ideally you...
sunnymay
(Patient)
9 years ago
3
4130
Posted by: sunnymay, 9 years ago
Hello sunnymay! It could be that the dental nerve got damaged during the crown polishing procedure – it is a common occurrence, and would explain your complaints. Ideally you...
sunnymay
(Patient)
9 years ago
3
4130
 
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