Answers in 'Periodontics'
bleeding gums from time to time normal platelet count just hematocrit::Hemoglobin a bit below average. Normal blood tests. Can it be from roacutane?
19 y::O male, 2 bottom and 1 top incisor slightly loose and sensitive. Maybe gum recession but not sure. Is dentist appointment in 2 weeks too late?
2yo son. told to use flouride toothpaste. he can't spit out, on flouride chewable, no flouride in our water. concerned he is getting too much.
2 years ago bitting my nails and cut my gum tissue on the front lower tooth really bad... piece of gum tissue is still just hanging there.
2yrs wisdom tooth pain, removed 4wks ago, still in extreme pain, x-ray normal no infection, little dry socket not over gum, still in this much pain?
28 year old female with swollen gums and sore throat with while patches, pain radiating to the ears.Tried cefobid, metronidazole but symptoms increase?
About a year ago braces to fix under bite removed. Now want dental implants- teeth of bad size and yellow.Can treatments mix? wear retainer still thx
A week ago I got all four of my wisdom teeth out, and today I drank some orange juice and the lower two started to hurt , is that a dry socket ?
A 6-y child, his teeth is in good state and no dental caries.do you suugest to pit and fissure sealing on molars in order to prevent tooth decay?
But the periodontist wants to remove all.
Can you get a dry socket after 3 weeks?
Continued infection in my gums for months, now developing lumps in several areas of my body. the one on my scalp is changing shape.
Can HIV live blood live in hair oil bottle . And can it be absorbed by my head (scalp) or would my scalp act as protection ?
Can HIV live on any liquids such as mouth wash ,shampoo or hair oil
Has HIV ever transmitted this way from head scalp ?
Can severe gum inflammation gums that need professionally cleaning cause ongoing acid reflux? I'm on ranitidine again
Can acid reflux cause bad breath?
Can you get canker sores under the gum line? I can't see it but I do feel pain.
Can I have theraflu with magic mouthwash?
Can a sinus infection cause a sore small bump on middle of roof of mouth??
Dear Dr. My daughter is 2 months and 1 week old. She has a cleft uvula, with a healthy palate. She recently got an ear infection too. I'm worried whet?
Dental hygienist dropped my crown on the floor and then took it to the back to clean. Should I have asked for a new one? Does this happen?
Do you have to brush your teeth after a dental cleaning before you eat? or can you eat right away after a dental cleaning? is it clean?
Does regular mouthwash (Listerine) cause antibacterial resistance or would it have to be prescription mouthwash?
Excruciating throbbing toothache 3 days.had root canal yrs ago.xray::Ct scan normal.inflamed gums around that tooth.can't bite on it.what can it be?
Experiencing toothache on left side of mouth. Noticed that wisdom tooth came out on the right side. Possible transfer of pain? Left side gums tender.
Ear and upper mouth pain along upper jaw. Pain before wisdom tooth removed, didn't solve problem. Been to three dentists and ent. Constant ache.
Excessive yellow, green, & tan mucus in throat for years & causing bad breath. Allergy medicine & drinking liquids does not help. What could this be?
Fever, cough, headache, slight nausea & mouth pain. I have TMJ, is that likely cause for pain through top & bottom jaw or should I be concerned?
Gums slightly red around teeth. OBGYN mentioned it, but dentist didn't say anything last month at appt. No symptoms. Not pregnant. Should I worry?
Gums slightly red around teeth. OBGYN mentioned it, but dentist didn't say anything last month at appt. No symptoms. Should I worry? Why did OB check?
Have an abscess tooth since Tuesday can't get in to the dentist till Friday morning is that ok?
Hello, I have an approximately 8 year old tooth abscess that has not been treated. Should I go to the dentist first, or to the ER?
Hi. I had my wisdom teeth out 2 weeks ago and got dry socket and parathesia. The dry socket feels ok, but I have pain in my chin. Is that nerve damage?
Have white patches in mouth and throat and black lesions on back of throat and tongue. it burns when i +brush my teeth
Hi. I have tiny white spots covering the whole entire inside of my mouth including the insides of my cheek and my gums. Some also on outline of tonsil?
Hi. I slept with a cough drop in my mouth a couple of nights ago and I have a sore I the middle of my tongue now. Also my lower gums are hurting and t?
Hello I used a waterpik for the first time a few days ago suddenly last evening and occasionally today my front 4 crowns and back teeth hurt. Why?!
Hello 34 y::O male, recent visit to Aspen dental diagnosis all of my teeth need to be removed and require dentures, abscess into gums, now having blu?
Hello! I wonder... i haven't brushed my teeth for 3 months or 4 months, this can lead to sore throat?
My bottom wisdom teeth are coming through and causing a lot of pain. I have pain in my jaw and ears as well as my gums. I keep biting my c?
How come my palate feels itchy in random parts of the day? Could it be allergy related? My mom was cutting fennel earlier.
Hello, I have a cavity in each o f my lower wisdom teeth at the gumline. Found a dentist that will fill them, I am 58 years old and would like it done?
I use a sodium fluoride(<0.149%w::W)toothpaste 2 a day.I was told sodium fluoride is harmful.Does it really cause cancer or death if use daily?Stop?
I applied toothpaste over an already picked spot thinking it would heal. Next morning, it scarred and I picked that. Help, please?
I had my top 10 teeth pulled 4 days ago and I'm having a lot of pain when I put my dentures back in any thing I can do to help?
I was prescribed magic mouthwash. I realized it was overly strong stuff. Now I've noticed my mouth is losing skin layer. Is it related? What to do?
I recently had a tooth extracted,4 days later I have a white bump on my gum above a nearby tooth what could it be?
Is it normal to still have a lil swelling in the gum by the infected tooth( front) I've been on amox 500mg TID for 4 days. the swelling has came down ?
I have strep and taking Amoxicillin. My jaw gums neck and tongue all my left side hurt. Feels like I'm pulling muscles in the mouth. Suggestions?
I am experiencing a metallic taste, dry mouth, raised bumps, back of tongue is white, and extremely bad breath that I can't smell. But offends others.
I have strep throat and my entire left side of my face is sore. My gums my jawline under my tongue my neck like pulling a muscle. Suggestions?
I am having a problem with my Gums, I am having red soft lump in my gum and it took more than 7 months.
I am experiencing choking on dental floss. Don't know if inhaled or swallowed?
I HAVE CANKER SORES IN MY MOUTH AN TONGUE THEY ARE REALLY PAINFUL. I STARTED WITH THEM LAST FRIDAY. IM IN STEROID AN A MOUTH WASH AN ANTIBIOTIS HOW LO?
I have black color looks like bad bruising on both sides of my cheeks and its been there for over a month also sore place in gums ?
I'm 18, don't smoke or drink, but have a small lump in my gums in my lower left cheek. I am getting it looked at tomorrow..... Could it be a tumor?
I got a tooth pulled 6 days ago and im still in alot of throbbing soreness pain. it comes and goes, im worried about infection or dry socket.
I have white tongue and bad breath. What can i do to fix it?
I have a red spot above my two front teeth doesn't hurt unless I touch it?
I still have weakness loss of fine motor skills and numbness after C5C6 fusion. The same symptoms before surgery. I'm A Dental Hygienist and can't use?
I experienci feverHave been coughing 24::7 , Severe pain in lower gums, taken cough medicine,cough syrup -not working.fever on::Off. clear mucus bubble?
I have thread like (almost looks like dental floss) in my stool. Doesn't seem to be moving, is long 2 inches or more and white. What could it be?
I have receding gums.Don't have period disease, don't want gum grafting. Dr wants to put filling above canine in notch. Is this a good plan? Should I?
Is it okay to take amoxicillin 500mg 3 times day with metronidazole 400mg 3 times a day for a dental abscess?
I am experiencing mouth pain (quality: stinging or burning sensation) , difficulty swallowing, gum swelling, spots on roof of mouth and around sides?
I recently got diagnosed with strep throat and I used a toothbrush to get rid of some of the white patches. It started bleeding. Will I be ok?
I was diagnosed with having the flu. Is it normal to have red spots in the mouth accompanied by gum pain and a toothache?
I have very terrible receeding gums on my lower front 5 or so teeth. It is so bad now that I am in serious danger of one or two of my teeth coming ou?
I had an injection of Intraosseous nerve block. How long before I start feeling some pain relief. How often should I get these injection (Frequency)?
I am on day 3 of 5 day course of high dose prednisone, to be followed by 5 day course of tapering off prednisone. Can I have my dental cleaning today?
Im having bleeding gum...if I eat food with blood does it makes me exposed to hiv?and should I b worried about that
I am experiencing sensitive gums, receding gums and toothache while biting. The following also describes me: Bleeding gums. Light pink in colour help?
I am experiencing grinding teeth, mouth sores and canker sores. The following also desdescribes me: Mouth Pain. I tend to bite the inside of my mouth?
I have an indentation type thing at my palate thaht is painful and suffering from runny nose fever and cough?
I had 2 teeth extracted monday at 3pm, no stitches, am I still at risk for dry socket if I smoke? My dr said 48hrs it's been 96 120 hrs at 4pm
I am experiencing a tooth ache & bitter taste. My neck & ear ache as well. If this is a tooth abscess, is it an emergency?
I am experiencing thin hair. The following also describe me: Lethargy, Weight gain, and Sensitive teeth. What should I do?
I am experiencing gum swelling, toothache, mouth pain and gum pain (pressure). The following also describe me: Bad breath and Bleeding gums. What shou?
Just finished antibiotics for cough, still using tesslon perles and cough drops. I now have blisters on the roof of my mouth::Burning tongue feeling?
Just came from dentist and hygienist saw three red poke marks in back of pallet. I feel fine, mo symptoms of anything and dentist was not in. H
My dentist says I should have dental prophylaxis every 6 months.Is it convenient to do this so often? Would´nt it damage gums and dental enamel?
Mouth burning, spotting mouth, etc. Did a biopsy inside mouth and came back as oral lichen planus. Now my lymph nodes are something I can feel.
My gum round my premolar gets a bit red and itchy and the gum area between this premolar and the the next tooth is also red & itchy. Wt could it be?
My gums feel swollen near my wisdom tooth should i get them taken out even though the pain is bearable?
My teeth are dirty..i wanna clean it quick..toothpaste doesn't do it's job properly (colgate)..which product should i use?
My toothbrush touched the floor after i cleaned it with detergent...Later I brushed my teeth with the same toothbrush, can that mean i am poisoned?
My bottom gums are bright red and swollen. Im in pain and when i touch my chin the pain there gets worse. What to do.
My gum got detached from injury. I got Nincort Oral Gel for healing.Should I avoid this gel from touching my 2mm exposed root? Will my gum grow back?
My gum on my upper first molar got detached from injury by a brutal dental assistant when taking impression.Will it grow back & reattach to the tooth?
My Boyfriend is experiencing mouth pain, toothache and grinding teeth. Can a hospital help?
My teeth got cleaned yesterday n one of my gums is keep bleeding and detaching like it is receding a bit. It is not much but not stopped bleeding?
Past 4days red sore throat w 1 blister on tonsil.Red spots on roof of mouth.Yesterday started runny nose, mild phlegm,nausea, & mild cramps. no fever.
Recovering from elongated uvula...noticed the tip is has turned white as it shrinks. Is this normal?
Root canal 2 weeks ago. Now jaw pain and clicking sound on the same side as root canal. Some soreness::Throbbing to tooth and gums. Is this normal?
Red spots on gums? Taking Meds for strep throat
There are some small dot like white spots on my gum after 3 days of my tooth being extracted. It feels bit irritated but not painful and is just a lit?
Top 2 front teeth used to slightly overlap. Now noticing a slight gap. Twice gently used straw as makeshift pick when had no floss.Did that cause gap?
Upper right abdomen pain,nausea,right shoulder blade pain,sour taste in mouth.feeling of diarrhea but normal stools. Acid reflux or gallstones?
Very painful bump on soft palate of my mouth what is it and how do I get it to go away?
Wife 85 has transient gum pain relieved by oral benzocaine. Pain lasts from 10 minutes to hours. No ulcerations or redness. Dr. stumped. Ideas?
When I was about 11weeks old pregnant.i ate with a rusty fork,which I cut my gum.after a day or two I had swollen gum.can I be affected?now im 17 wks