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is it normal to have mouth ulcer outbreak after a dental cleaning or cavity filling

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
56 years experience Psychiatry
No, NO: Sounds like your herpes simplex (get sex out of your mind) is rather easily treated. Are you real sensitive, emotional about dentists? Emotions ca ... Read More
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Dr. Earl Sandroff
42 years experience Dentistry
Not normal but...: Most people don't develope mouth sores following a dental appt. But it is possible. The sore could be from the gloves rubbing against a spot in you ... Read More
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Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
It Happens: Often the trauma of this treatment can set off a response causing mouth ulcers. I have some patients for whom this happens much of the time. Good luck ... Read More

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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Unrelated: Timing indicates that incidents are unrelated. But if you had unprotected sex, and you think your partner may be HIV positive, go get tested. Consider ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Yash
45 years experience Dentistry
Yes: You should alway be concerned about HIV. However the mouth sores could be a traumatic ulceration from the dental treatment. You can have an outbreak ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Sores: There are many different types of "sores" that occur in the mouth, and treatment varies according to the cause. Most are self limiting and gone in jus ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Winget
18 years experience Dentistry
Not a good idea: After wisdom teeth extractions, I usually recommend two weeks before any dental treatment including cleanings or fillings. Anesthetic injections into ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Mouth Ulcer: These lesions usually heal on their own within two weeks. For greater peace of mind and/or if it does not heal in a timely manner, please see your den ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Mouth ulcer: That ulcer may be in fact an abscess due to the cavity of your molar. See your dentist ASAP
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Be concerned: GERD must be brought under control (see a Gastroenterologist). He's oral hygiene may require modification. May need more frequent professional clean ... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Without : Without an exam and a radiograph, it is tough to tell how large that restoration is. Molars take the brunt of your biting force, and it may very well ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debi Williams
25 years experience Dentistry
Depends: Each state determines what medicaid will cover for the citizens in that state. In my state, medicaid covers cleanings, extractions and two fillings a ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David May
Dr. David May answered
29 years experience Dentistry
Probably not.: We are able to take care of most small cavities in the beginning with no pain or sensitivity. If you are worried, a little anesthetic will make it ab ... Read More
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