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what is lucency surrounding the medial root of the left first maxillary molar

A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Sinusitis can definitely cause maxillary tooth pain. When the sinusitis clears up, the tooth pain should as well. If not, see your dentist.
Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
38 years experience Dentistry
DDS/ENT check: See your dentist, usually sinusitis can result in pain upon biting for maxillary molars. Just to make sure that everything is ok dentally, go get it c ... Read More
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Very common: also called a dental sinus. Very common when the roots of the upper molar teeth are in close proximity with the sinus area. Removing the dental infec ... Read More

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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Possibly: If you have inflamed gingiva or pocketing or an open contact trapping food in that area (which you appear to have from your symptoms), the pain may be ... Read More
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Very common: also called a dental sinus. Very common when the roots of the upper molar teeth are in close proximity with the sinus area. Removing the dental and gu ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
10 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Inflammation?: I'm assuming there was a CT done that reported an inflamed sinus cavity. If you have an infection affecting the throat (be it viral, bacterial or othe ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Sinusitis : Could be sinusitis. If persisting more than 2 weeks, you might need antibiotic.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
36 years experience Dentistry
Extractions: You would be in good hands with an oral surgeon dong your extractions. While this kind of procedure can be done without sedation most people would fi ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dora Chizea
48 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
TMJ Dysfunction...: Sounds like one has TMJ (Temporo-mandibular Joints) Dysfunction. A good Dentist can help but if one can access a Maxilla Facial Specialist, that will ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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TMJ dysfunction: See an oral surgeon: this sounds like TMJ syndrome with TMJ instability.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See your doctor: if you are having excessive pain at the operative site, your surgeon needs to look at it to rule out infection
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Discuss with your doctor.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
TMD\TMJ pain: We can't tell you for sure over the internet whether your pain is from TMJoint issues or not. I can tell you that while not the norm, some patients ca ... Read More

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