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Can A Broken Tooth Grow Back
Shaped: Not sure what you mean by shaped however in answer to both questions no it will not hurt as your dentist will make sure you are numb. You may feel pressure but you should not feel pain. ...Read more
Can a chipped tooth grow back? I chipped my front tooth in a very small way, but i think it is noticeable. Is there any way the enamel can grow back and cover the chip?
Probably not: If your tooth is broken, it needs to be restored, not patched back together with the broken piece. Unless of course you are referring to a chipped front tooth with no cavities... In many instances, the chipped piece can be bonded back on and the results are superb. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Can a bone shard come through gum 7 months after wisdom tooth extraction? Can it cause pain in surrounding teeth?
Yes and Unlikely: While 7 months is a bit of a longer than usual time frame for a bony sequestrum to appear, it is certainly not unheard of. Local discomfort akin to splinter is what I'd expect for pain. Pain in surrounding teeth is likely due to something else. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pulled very damaged tooth (not permanent) and a soft, tooth shaped pulp remained. Please help needed?
If I understand: You correctly, you pulled one of your own teeth and there is still material there. Please see a dentist to check this out. ...Read more
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Yes: Absolutely. Trauma that caused the chip could cause the nerve of the tooth to die. The pulp or nerve of the tooth supplies moisture to the dentin, the layer of tooth between enamel and the pulp. Without moisture, the tooth looks darker. Please see your dentist to evaluate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Call a dentist: It's not a build up of blood that is causing the pain, it's the badly broken down tooth with damaged pulp or nerve of the tooth that's causing the pain. Call your dentist immediately, or at least during office hours, to have this looked at to determine what can be done to eliminate your extreme pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can one bite down hard enough to damage roots? Can teeth shift inwards causing roots to angle? How can I keep teeth in line and roots stable. Gumdisea
Yes: If you have periodontally unsound teeth, then yes your teeth can be displaced if they already have a mobility problem. First, you must see a periodontist to get your teeth and the supporting structures in better and stabilized health. Once that is accomplished, decisions have to be made along with a prosthodontist whether your teeth should be splinted or a prosthesis fabricated. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
What can I expect after a wisdom tooth extraction for a tooth that’s a bony impaction? My oral surgeon says that means the tooth is surrounded by bone, so he’ll need to cut into my jaw bone. That sounds really painful. Will I have a long recovery? How wil
If : If you are young it will be simple. Your surgeon only needs to remove enough bone to get the tooth out. That's what i call a window. The bone will heal back uneventfully. You will not be in the pain you are imagining. But the first week after surgery you will be sore and eating will take more effort. After the second week you can get back to eating that beef jerky. So don't fret it will go well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dead nerve tooth tooth broke off to gum line in back how can I treat the infection I have no pain in tooth?
What infection ?: Are you positive you have an infection? Even if you do, a dentist needs to evaluate the fractured tooth to determine the next course of action.. restoration or extraction. Have your dentist evaluate your mouth to determine if antibiotics are necessary... not advisable to take antibiotics when not needed. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
I have baby teeth that need to be extracted, my grownup teeth are full grown underneath, when pulled how long will it take for teeth to grow into place?
Depends see a DDS: This is an unusual situation. If the permanent tooth is underneath the baby tooth it will usually resorb (dissolve) the roots of the baby tooth and erupt. You should have a panoramic x-ray taken to see the development of the permanent tooth. Is it in the correct position to erupt? Your dentist can tell you better with a radiograph. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can wisdom teeth grow back or would it be bone. There are sharp edge thats grown since removal of teeth under skin ?
Most likely edge: Sometimes there are multiple wisdom teeth to contend with but that should have been clear in pre-op x-rays. Socket edge bone can be sharp and is a more likely explanation. Get it checked out, preferably by the person who removed your wisdom tooth. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
My wisdom tooth is growing in straight but leaving an ulcer or hole in the back of back of my gums will i need it removed?
Can a bone be broken in the mouth causing it to be swelled up without teeth being cracked or broken?
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