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How long for a sprain tooth to heal

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerry Brown
Prosthodontics 53 years experience
Tooth Supraeruption: Good day; There are a multitude of possible causes to sprained tooth syndrome (STS). An underlying tooth infection, tooth grinding (bruxism) even rec... Read More

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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. I. Jay Freedman
Dentistry 43 years experience
Most likely no: While your tooth may be sore, it will more that likely feel normal after a week or so. That injured tooth is more at risk for a root canal sometime in... Read More
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Not always: Give it some time to heal by eating a soft diet and trying to avoid stressing that tooth even further. Time will tell if you need endodontic therapy.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
No: The ligament that holds the tooth into the bone and the nerve/blood vessel bundle that enters the inside of the tooth are separate and distinct tissue... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Trauma: May be periodontal ligament sprain, fractured tooth root/alveolar process, devitalization of tooth, traumatic occlusion, etc. Please see your Dentist ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Not the tooth: It's the complexity of the extraction. And sometimes it's just how traumatized the tissue becomes.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Madonna
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Ankle sprain: Cannot predict how long it will take for your ankle to heal, even after a second sprain. While it is possible you may have a type of post-injury arthr... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 44 years experience
Not healed...: As ankle sprains can come in varying degrees of severity, from very mild to very extreme, it is hard to tell just how long it will take you ankle to t... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Courey
Specializes in Prosthodontics
It can...: Gum disease typically occurs when gum tissue is aggravated by excessive plaque and bacteria combined with poor oral hygiene. When gum disease is not ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Comisi
Dentistry 38 years experience
Invasion: Once the structure of the tooth is invaded and damaged by the bacteria/acid desolving process, it can not reform on its on. That's why we stress preve... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dinh Bui
Dr. Dinh Buianswered
Dentistry 23 years experience
Osseointegration?: It should heal in one week as far as pain and inflammation goes. However, it takes four to six months for bone to mature for proper occlusal loading.... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Upadya
Cosmetic Dentistry 24 years experience
Rest: rest and no exertion immediately afterwards is important... 24 hours of no rinsing or drinking through a straw... After 24 hours, gentle rinsing with ... Read More

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