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lower jaw bone loss

A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Yes, you can: If there is not enough bone to support a dental implant in that area, you can either have bone grafting to allow for an implant or you can have a fixe ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Yes you can: replace missing tooth with bone loss. In this case the fix bridge with sanitary pontic (a pontic which does not touch the edentulous ridge) is recomm ... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Crooked Jaw: Please start w/a visit to your primary care doctor. He/she may refer you to a specialist for evaluation and possible treatment. Peace and good healt ... Read More
A 13-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Roccia
17 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Irregular bite: Often times with a lower jaw, mandibular, fracture, there are several common symptoms. These include but are not limited to an irregular bite, tears ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Don't rely on clues: Or self diagnosis. See an oral surgeon for a one on one clinical evaluation and panoramic radiograph. There are other things that need to be evaluated ... Read More
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Broken Jaw: The feeling that your teeth don't fit together properly or that your bite is "off" . The limited opening of your mouth. Pain and numbness. The final d ... Read More
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A 14-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
47 years experience Medical Oncology
Not necessarily: It usually takes a very significant blow to break the mandible (jaw bone). Tenderness on that bone when you push on it does not prove you broke it. ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Bony cysts: Bony cysts in children can go away on their own. However, they should be monitored because the lower jaw may be weakened.
A 14-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Schneider
45 years experience Integrative Medicine
Jaw bone: Although uncomfortable, it would be very unlikely to break your jaw bone by pressing on it. On the other hand if someone socks you in the jaw, it can ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Need brief time: Any time enlarged lymph nodes in the neck is a concern at any age , till the cause is established , more often it is is due to infection in pro-phar ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
This could be an: Enlarged lymph node (a cyst is also a possibility) - if not resolving within several weeks or if it becomes red, hot, more enlarged or tender - seek m ... Read More
A 13-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
You can't miss it: A fractured jaw is incompatible with normal eating and must be treated...an X RAY is absolutely necessary if you suspect this problem.....Hard to miss ... Read More
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
23 years experience Dentistry
Depends on bone: In general implants take anywhere from 4 to 6 months to integrate with the bone if your dentist/surgeon plays it safe. The anterior mandible is usuall ... Read More

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