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How do I find out why can I taste metal in my mouth after dental work?

How do I find out why can I taste metal in my mouth after dental work?

Metal taste in mouth: Not sure what you had done, but i would want to know exactly what was done - did you have silver fillings done (which leave a metal taste for a couple days) or did you have some bridgework done (that might contain one of several different alloys)?. I would ask your dentist for specifics regarding this, just so you know what's going into your mouth - some metals are safer than others. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

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


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Clear filled painful bumps in my mouth after having dental work?

Clear filled painful bumps in my mouth after having dental work?

See the dentist: Who actually treated you for an evaluation of what you describe. We can only guess as to what you see and whether or not it's related to your recent treatment. ...Read more

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Why wouldn't dental anesthesia not work during a root canal i was having a pulpectomy on a hot tooth and none of the shots worked. I felt everything! even after i left none of my mouth was numb. Now I am afraid to have any more dental work. Even though i

Dental nerves: Nerves inside of a tooth come from many different locations. Dental infections sometimes make Lidocaine less effective due to the acidic environment. To make you more comfortable a dentist needs to give Lidocaine or Carbocaine (sometimes works better in an acidic environment). Also the location of the anesthetic may need to be adjusted due to the infection. ...Read more

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I had dental work done to put in a replacement crown last week, and now my mouth is full of sores. Why is this?

I had dental work done to put in a replacement crown last week, and now my mouth is full of sores. Why is this?

Canker sores: There are variety causes of canker sores including stress, a weakened immunity system, allergies, hormones and vitamin deficiencies and dental treatment. It will probably heal on its own in a week or so. You can rinse with warm salt water to ameliorate the pain. Res.: if your canker sore is extremely sore or doesn't begin to heal within a few days, contact your dentist. ...Read more

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Advice needed, please help. I have difficulty opening mouth enough for dental work. What can I take ?

Advice needed, please help. I have difficulty opening mouth enough for dental work. What can I take ?

Is it anxiety or TMJ: If it is anxiety i agree with the other responses however, if you are not anxious and you simply cannot open then i would recommend seeing a dentist who is known for treating tmj. There are some simple exercises you can do but you must do them and you will be able to open wider with out meds. ...Read more

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What do you advise if i had dental work done to put in a replacement crown last week, and now my mouth is full of sores?

Sores: (1) Let your dentist know about your condition. You may find you are allergic to dental material. (2) Avoid spicy, or acidic food so as not to irritate sores. (3) Keep your mouth clean at all times. Avoid using much tooth paste as any chemicals may irritate your sores further. (4) Check if you are a mouth-breather--makes sores worse. (5) Anti-inflammatory meds of your choice if you can take them. ...Read more

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How will the dentist clamp my mouth open for dental work?

How will the dentist clamp my mouth open for dental work?

Bite block: If you need help keeping your mouth open then a plastic bite block is used to support your jaw. ...Read more

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I have no insurance & I have dental work that need to be done had some temporary root canals done in fronts now I have missing teeth in my mouth?

I have no insurance &  I have dental work  that need to be done had some temporary root canals done in fronts now I have missing teeth in my mouth?

Check for Clinics: Some helath departments have clinics that allow you to pay based on income. There are also clinics in larger cities where services are provided at low or even no cost to those that qualify and most helath departments are aware of these places & may be able to direct you. As others mentioned, dental schools offer lower costs & any dentist should be able to do the work in stages that are afforable. ...Read more

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Nerve sensitivity with laminates about a year ago, at the recommendation from my dentist, i had cosmetic dental work done in the form of laminates. Since then I have had some nerve sensitivity in my mouth to both hot and cold. Also, on and off numbness al

Nerve sensitivity with laminates about a year ago, at the recommendation from my dentist, i had cosmetic dental work done in the form of laminates. Since then I have had some nerve sensitivity in my mouth to both hot and cold. Also, on and off numbness al

Ok: If your sensitivity is getting better and only lasts a few seconds its quite normal. Any time that a tooth is worked on, it can develop sensitivity. However, if the pain lingers for a few minutes to hours or wakes you up at night, you should be concerned. ...Read more

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Blistering (Definition)

Blistering is a bubble of skin filled with fluid. They can occur to excessive rubbing (as with a new pair of ...Read more


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