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A 49-year-old male asked:

Woke up with jaw soreness, now all top teeth numb, wondering if my filling fell out? had lower 2nd molar extraction 9 days ago

4 doctor answers8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
See your Dentist.: You may have an infection or a nerve damage, it's important you get reevaluated by trout dentist.
Dr. Daniel Wolter
Dentistry 30 years experience
See Dentist Again: Your recent lower molar extraction is probably not related to your top teeth being numb, although that can be responsible for the jaw (bone) pain. A missing filling also would not cause numbness. These sounds like serious symptoms which need professional care. Don't take a chance that this condition will persist or become chronic. Go back to your dentist and find out what's going on right away.
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 36 years experience
See surgeon: You need to call the oral, surgeon or dentist that did your extraction about this numbness. There could be an infection or nerve problem that needs to be evaluated. Call today.
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
Complex symptoms: And potentially serious ones that require an evaluation right away! the numbness is the one of greatest concern. See your dentist right away for a re-examination and post-op visit!

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