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Abscess Tooth No Pain
Upper wisdom tooth cavity.No tooth pain but pain behind tooth and in ear. Mucosa sensitivity where pain is. No swelling,lumps, or redness. What is it?
A tooth or dental abcess is an infected tooth. The tooth can become infected by a caries ( decay) or by trauma, or through a gum infection or some other way. A tooth abcess may be life threatening so it should be taken care of asap. A dentist will recommend extraction or root ...Read more
Upper wisdom tooth has internal resorption. No tooth pain but pain palate behind tooth and ear hurts. Is pain common with IRR?Scared. Help.
Options: A consultation with your local General Dentist and an Endodontist to discuss your treatment options would be prudent. However, if it's a wisdom tooth the recommendation would likely be to extract it. Let's start by diagnosing the cause of your pain. This cannot be done over the internet. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Wisdom tooth cavity. Burning nerve pain behind tooth. No tooth pain but very sensitive mucosa around tooth. Cold drink brings pain. Is tooth culprit?
Wis tooth cavity. NO TOOTH PAIN but burning nerve pain and mucosa sensitivity behind tooth where space is. No redness but painful to press. What is it?
Burning sensitive mucosa behind upper wisdom tooth. Jaw and ear pain. No tooth pain but do have cavity in that tooth. No redness. What causing this?
Tooth 14 rock solid in jaw. No pain. Deep sulcus with fistula. Periodontist will extract. Guesses if tooth abscess. Says lesion. Savable?
See an endodontist: for evaluation. Endodontists are dentists who have at least 2-3 years of advanced training in root canals and saving teeth. No matter how effective dental implants are, and they can be very effective, generally nothing is as good as a natural tooth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: The removal of an infected tooth usually has discomfort. Sometimes it can be painful depending on how involved the extraction is, if the patient is a smoker, if the patient is non compliant with after care instructions, etc. Usually most patients recover fine and pain medications will help them get through the first few days. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
1 dmd says inter resorption 1 says cavity upper wisdom tooth. No tooth pain but pain in palate,ear,and behind tooth. No redness lesion etc. ent ear ok?
Gum slicing pain from extraction a year ago. Recent Root canal, another extraction, causing more severe gum & tooth pain. 5 dentist & oral clueless.
Proper exam: you need to do your homework and find the right place to go to,an oral surgeon or a qualified dentist who can give you the proper physical and radiological examination to reach to a diagnosis and a treatment plan for your condition,weather it's a remaining root from previous extraction or remains infections I'm sure it can be taken care of. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Possible wisdom tooth infection. Gum puffy around tooth.. Ear hurts but no tooth pain. Can i wait 3 days (monday) for dentist or need antibiotics now?
Act now: Any time there is swelling that accompanies a known infection source there is a risk that your body's immune defenses are reaching a limit. Wisdom tooth swelling/infection can be dangerous. Call for an appt to be examined asap. Make sure you explain "swelling present" and get started on treatment--either surgical or pharmaceutical. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Gum around root canal treated tooth feels tender, not firm. Been 1 month+.Dentist said not inflamed, but there's a discomfort there. Tooth problem?
Many possibilities: It could be any number of causes. Fractured root, occlusal trauma, periodontal gum inflammation, periapical infection, failing Root Canal Therapy, unfilled accessory canal? All possibilities. Requires clinical and radiographic evaluation. Consider Endodontic consult if necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible masseter muscle in cheek strain after dentist? 3 wk constant meds.headache tooth pain ear pain. Wisd.tooth RCT & 4 fillings. Cause of pain?
Inflammation: You may have an inflamed masseter from being stretched open too long or too wide; you could also have trismus from the anesthetic injection. Other possibilities include the occlusion being off on the new restorations. Moist heat, restricted diet and anti-inflammatories should resolve muscle pain; if the bite is off you need an occlusal adjustment. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I hv abscess in molar gum. Dentist make root open.. bt after 10 sittings still very hard swelling with no pain ever.. xray showing only absces no cyst?
See an endodontist: Oral infections such as certain chronic abscess or cracked, fractured teeth can often be difficult to diagnose and treat. In addition to dental school, endodontists receive 2-3 more years of advanced education in this kind of diagnosis and treatment. That’s why you should see an endodontist for proper diagnosis and prognosis before the treatment. ...Read more
Perio or endo: If the abscess is draining, usually you will have slightly raised gum and very little pain. However, if the abscess is not draining or if the fistula (draining tube) is obstructed, you will have swollen gum and more pain. If your tooth abscess is near the gum, your dentist will also check out your gum condition in addition to your tooth because it can be cracked tooth and/or gum disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Non-vital nerve: This is only a guess. Without evaluating the tooth personally and examining a radiograph, it is impossible to tell. You may have traumatized it years ago and now the non-vital nerve is causing problems. It can also be your bite. See a local dentist for a definitive diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Molar tooth with crown has very obvious fistula pus tract where tooth and gum meet. No tooth pain. Not sensitive to hot/cold. See an endodontist or ?
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