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Full Mouth Of Teeth Feel Weird
Simple explanation: A "routine" cleaning is performed on a patient every few months or so, and as such the patient's teeth are relatively easy to clean. Patients who have poor oral hygiene and have not seen a dentist in years have so much calculus that they need debridement to remove all the hardened material. It is next to impossible to thoroughly clean years of hardened calculus in one visit. ...Read more
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
New general dds took full mouth series radiographs. Checked pocket depths (few teeth) but not any edge margins where I have crowns. Incomplete exam?
Quick not thorough: Crown margins are visible on the x-rays, however the x-rays are 2-dimensional representation of a 3-dimensional object, so he/she should've checked in the mouth. Also, he/she should do a soft tissue oral cancer exam as well as checking the grooves of your teeth and integrity of existing fillings. There are several things that show up in the mouth that don't show up on x-rays. ...Read more
Have 2 missing teeth LL quadrant. Is it really necessary to get a full mouth cbct at a high cost of $800?
No with info given: Based on the info you have in your question, I'd say a CBCT is essential to get done because of the important structures in that area, but there are CBCT scanners that can take just that quadrant. As far as the fee, that would be dependent on exactly where you lived and the expertise of the doctor! ...Read more
Could not having full contact on every teeth lead to tmj, tightness, or not a feeling of mouth closure. Right side has teeth not making contact?
TMD: The way your teeth fit together (called "occlusion") definitely affects your tmj. ...Read more
Dental question. Every time I brush my teeth I get a mouth full of blood. Soft head, mint tp w fluride, what can I do?
See a Dentist Now!: Bleeding tissues are never healthy, regardless of where they are in the body. Imagine if when you combed your hair your scalp would bleed. Or when you cleaned your ears they would bleed. Or it would bleed when you went to the bathroom, or blew your nose, or scratched your skin. Bleeding without trauma is always a sign of trouble. In the mouth, it's usually gum infection (periodontitis). Get help! ...Read more
I need full mouth extractions 20 teeth remaining. Also need dentures after. I have Medicaid and live in New York Brooklyn. Can someone direct me?
Obamacare provider: Go to an Obamacare provider of your choice, most likely you will need a general dentist and possibly an oral surgeon to complete all your dental needs. You need a treatment plan, so you are not left in a compromised position with no teeth. If you are interested in full mouth extraction, speak to your DDS about coverage for an immediate denture. ...Read more
When I wake up, I find my mouth full of water (it doesn't look like normal saliva) I can't talk until I spit it and brush my teeth (started from. Year)?
Unusual complaint: I've never heard anyone complain about this and have no explanation for what you describe. If it makes you brush your teeth, that's a good thing. I see no reason to be concerned about this. If it bothers you, get a dental and medical checkup and see if anything comes up. ...Read more
No results matched your search for pain in face right side affects my mouth can't talk right or eat very pain full hot too the right or eat very pain full hot too the touch and sensetive face swells up not a tooth prblom had them removed from the back it
Need evaluation: Hard to say from information provided. See an ENT doc for evaluation/options ...Read more
My tooth extraction hole is full of yellowish white color stuff. I noticed when I swished my mouth with salt water the yellowish white stuff came out.
Healing tissue: This is likely food debris or healing tissue. Keep the area well irrigated and if not healing see your dentist. All the best. ...Read more
After 2 weeks of Wisdom tooth extraction I am experiencing unable to open mouth (jaw). Will I be able to open my mouth again to it’s full potential?
Reevaluation: Two weeks is a bit long not to have a decrease in symptoms. Please return to the General Dentist or specialist Oral Surgeon that did your extractions for a post-surgical reevaluation. ...Read more
Usually: In some cases teeth can be left in if smoothed off at the gum line but this not usually the case. Usually all teeth are removed, unless the roots are kept for what is called an over denture. When roots are kept bone height is kept and the teeth may be used to retain the denture as well. ...Read more
Never seen it: In more than 3 decades of pediatric practice I have never seen or heard of a kid born with a full set of teeth. In that time I have had 4-5 born with 1 or 2. ...Read more
Veneers: A marvelous treatment modality in specific cases. Remember that to do veneers requires preparation of the tooth surface, a surgical procedure, and then a lifetime of maintenance. Please discuss the advisability of addressing your esthetic concerns with your dentist. Know that orthodontic treatment may be less expensive and less invasive than full mouth restorations. ...Read more
Whiter teeth is easy:
Getting whiter teeth is easy...Crest white strips do work.
Fuller lips is harder. The only real process is augmentation injections to the lips...A risky procedure as not many docs are really proficient at this. Ask for many before and after photos as it is not reversible. ...Read more
I have been taking a forms of pain meds since my car accident on july 19, 2007. Before the accident, I had a full set of teeth. Now, I have 3 left, why?
Many reasons: Sorry to hear about your story. There can be many causes for missing teeth. The pain medications can cause a dry mouth. Saliva is very important in neutralizing the acid created by the bacteria on your teeth. Furthermore, how often did you visit a dentist and was the treatment that was recommended by the dentist completed? Consider dental implants to have a full set a teeth again. ...Read more
How long should we spend brushing our child's teeth? Our son only has 13 teeth at the moment, and I'm not sure what the right amount of time is that I should spend cleaning them. Should we spend the same amount of time as if he had a full set of teeth?
A: A good rule of thumb is at least 2 minutes. Consider using a power brush with a timer or a separate timer. 2 minutes is longer than you think! ...Read more
Good oral hygin: Good oral hygin, at least 2 times a year hygin maintenance in a dental office in case of gum desiase 3 to 4 times a year. Dental check ups hygin and good home care (brush and flossing at least 2 times a day for minimum of 2 minutes) are very important to maintain a healy mouth and overall health. ...Read more
Contact a dentist:
There is a range of possibilities for your symptoms. Anything from decay (cavities) to damaged tooth due to trauma (grinding, abrasion) to recession. These all expose tooth structure that has direct access to the nerve, resulting in pain.
This can only be truly diagnosed and treated by seeing a dentist in person. Getting an exam, possible x-rays and then given your full range of options.
Good luck. ...Read more
Orthodontics: To give you the correct advice, it would be necessary to examine you and your bite. Even then, each orthodontist may look at your condition a bit differently. Why not seek the opinion of a local orthodontist, someone who can actually treat you? ...Read more
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 more
Yes: If you want white teeth try bleaching them by seeing a dentist for trays and bleaching gel. Full lips can be attained by injecting dermal fillers which should be done by a cosmetic surgeon or doctor/dentist specially trained to do this. ...Read more
Recovery time varies greatly depending upon the difficulty of the impaction, the skill of the surgeon, the health of the patient and the age of the patient.
Generally speaking most patients are fine after 5-7 days. ...Read more
Since I only have six upper teeth, would it be a good idea to pull the remaining uppers and go with full denture?
Try to avoid........: Try to avoid full dentures at all costs. They are the worst tooth replacement option. Obviously without actually being able to examine you, I can't give you a proper evaluation. Discuss all your treatment options with a dentist, but try to avoid full dentures. Consider dental implants. It’s well worth the time and cost! ...Read more
I need to move my left canine teeth vertically up 2-3mms. Is there anyway to do this without getting full braces again? (got them off a year ago)
Orthodontist: Speak with your Orthodontist. There may be options as long as you are compliant. Good Luck. ...Read more
My face is uneven. The right side is sunken in leaving a moon shape profile but my left side is full and plump why is this I am not missing teeth! ?
R/O TMJ: TMJ can be very difficult to treat and overlap several specialists. I hav had the best results with ENT and oral surgery.. It can start with a poor bite due to genetics/after trauma/Bruxism secondary to stress. A good nite guard is essential. Topical Voltaren (diclofenac) gel and a low dose muscle relaxant like skelaxin/FLEXERIL /BOTOX/LIDOCAINE injections can help. Prednisone with quick taper may help. ...Read more
I am 38, all four of my wisdom teeth are impacted. Do I need to remove them? Will it change the shape of my face which is squarish and full at the co
Wisdom Teeth: Your question requires an examination. Full bony impaction, partial, soft tissue? Are the teeth causing issues with the adjacent 2nd molars? Proximity to nerves and sinus? Your dentist should be able to advise you and give you the pros and cons (risks/benefits) of the procedure. ...Read more
Teeth: 20 baby teeth erupt between 6 months to 3 years. 32 permanent teeth erupt between ages 6 and 21. 1st dental examination age1. 1st orthodontic examination age 7. Pediatric dental specialists and orthodontic specialists are growth and development experts. See a pro. ...Read more
Teeth cleaned about 2 weeks ago. Since have a tooth sensitive to cold. Will it subside? Had a full series of xrays recently no problem noted then.
Scaling?: Sometimes scaling or the use of instruments near the gumline of your tooth can cause sensitivity especially if you have had recession (or the wearing away of the gums) in that area. Contact your dentist who can apply a desensitizing agent on the tooth. You can also try sensodyne toothpaste for sensitive teeth. ...Read more
Depends: Some go back to work the same day. Usually it would be prudent to be off at least a day for this surgery. It would also depend whether you had your surgery with a local anesthetic or got a a general anesthetic or conscious sedation. I would not push it and take care of yourself. Your dentist or oral surgeon should explain this to you carefully prior to the surgery. Discuss with your boss 1st! ...Read more
What are the complications of having all your teeth pulled and replaced with a full upper denture?
Various: Having all of your teeth removed and replaced with a full upper denture can have many complications. These include, bleeding, bruising, swelling, pain, infection, poorly fitting immediat denture, poor esthetics with immediate denture, inability to eat with the immediate denture in place, sore spots, difficulty speaking and chewing, feeling of 'fullness', as well as increased saliva. Plus others. ...Read more
My two year old is getting in his six year old molars and he already has his full set of 20 toddler teeth. Should I be worried?
Possibly.: The 6 year molars, also known as the first adult molars, typically come in at ages 6 or 7 years old. If they are coming in at age 2, this is far out of the normal range. The very first thing I would recommend would be an appointment with a children's specialist called a pedodontist to verify that indeed, what you see are the first molars. ...Read more
My husband says he hears me grind my teeth almost every other night? Who do I see about that? I have headaches and fullness behind ears alot.....
I an positive I have worn down my teeth already but my dentist says they look fine. I have the before tooth bonding pictures and tooth fuller detailed?
Difficult to tell: It is difficult to answer these types of questions on line. There is no way to know what things were before or after. I would suggest consultation again with the dentist and try to have him/her explain what the difference, if any, may be. Typically, things are just fine and hopefully he/she can help provide good answers to your questions and concerns. ...Read more
I am 16 I had an small accident yesterday. About 25 %of my teeth had broken. Do I can have a full teeth naturally?
No: However, your dentist will try to save as many of your natural teeth as possible. Call for initial appointment. ...Read more