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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kyle Shank
13 years experience Dentistry
No: Dont worry about looking for it. Highly likely that nothing can be done with the fragment. Your best bet is just to go see your dentist.
Dr. James Merrett
29 years experience Dentistry
Broken tooth: The quick answer is don't bother. Any part that is missing can be replaced. No need to look for the missing piece.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. I. Jay Freedman
43 years experience Dentistry
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
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
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.
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
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 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Prob unrelated: You should seek a consultation with an ENT or oral surgeon regarding the weakness in your tongue. This may be indicative of other problems.
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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
36 years experience Dentistry
Need evaluation: If you symptoms are recent then this is not related to the wisdom tooth extraction and is something new. Get this checked. See an oral surgeon.
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Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Consultation: If i were you, i would seek a consultation with one or all of the following: oral surgeon, primary care physician or ENT specialist. Personally, fro ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Bleeding: Your gums may have been damaged by the deceased tooth, or the Dentist may have had to clear away some overgrown gum tissue when doing the repair. Mix ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Green
9 years experience Dentistry
Get a cleaning!: I would start with a good checkup and teeth cleaning! have them evaluate your teeth afterwards for any need for whitening treatment.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Could be...: Could be infected tooth, infected sinus, fractured tooth root, parafunctional habit like clenching or grinding, traumatic occlusion from tooth/teeth m ... Read More
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
TMJ disorder: Temporo-mandibular disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. Earache, ear fullness, neck pain, headache and jaw ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
53 years experience Neonatology
Milk intolerence: sounds like a premature with formula intolerance stop the milk and start on pedialyte and a rice ,banana and apple diet do not start milk at least for ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Sounds very much: like you have early TM (Tempro-mandibular) joint malfunction. You need to have a referral to a Dental Specialist or you own Dentist may be able to Dia ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Dabney
41 years experience Orthodontics
Stress and health: It depends. Stress can greatly affect all parts of your body. Have you had any other symptoms like fever or sinus/allergy problems that could also des ... Read More

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