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Hard painful lump on top of tongue in the back about the size of a dime. Can't see it, not red but can feel it. What could this be? In brief: Have it checked ASAP
It could be a wide range of things from a burn or irritation to a fungal or other infection.
these are the most common. However, a scary possibility is a tumor.ORAL SURGERY ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY
Is any toothpaste than can make dentin stronger like there is toothpaste that can make enamel stronger that you have got. I know it won't grow back? In brief: NoENAMEL DENTINSee 2 more answers
Dentin has pores much larger than enamel.
What are reasons why would I have an abscess after my molar was pulled? In brief: Infection
May have had an abscess that detached and remained behind when tooth was extracted.
Possibly poor healing allowed infection to migrate in if the blood clot was lost too soon - dry socket.ABSCESS
My first molar is not fully grown in i'm 17, should I be concerned? In brief: Are you certain?
first molars erupt about age 6.
I am almost 30. Is it a good option to remove 2nd molar so the 3rd molar can come out properly & replace it? In brief: Usually done sooner
If you need second molar extracted then that should be done but do not expect wisdom tooth to come take it's place after age 18.
I had one of my molar taken out . How will it look once healed? In brief: Healed in stages
within 1 - 2 weeks same color pink as surrounding gums but usually a depression in center .
It will take 3 months before very well healed with durable gum tissue and bone filled in
What number of anaesthetic injections would someone require to have a molar root canal carried out? In brief: DependsSee 1 more answer
Which area upper or lower, how thick the jaw bone is, whether tooth is acutely inflamed, patient's experience and tolerance level.
We usually are generous with anesthetic for a molar root canal - typically 2 cartridgesROOT CANAL
How much time should I wait after getting the nerve removed in my tooth to finish my root canal? In brief: Varies
many root canals can be completed in one visit.
When there is swelling usually the root is not sealed until the infection has subsidedNERVE ROOT CANAL