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Blisters In 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 moreGet help now ›
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
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 moreGet help now ›
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 moreGet help now ›
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 moreGet help now ›
I just had dental work at the top of mouth and my smile is crooked. I've never had this happen. Will it stay that way? Please help
Temporary numbness: It is normal condition. Your lips teeth and tongue may be numb for several hours after the dental treatment appointment. Avoid any chewing until the numbness has completely worn off, preventing biting yourself. Good luck. ...Read moreGet help now ›
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 moreGet help now ›
I have really bad taste in my mouth following dental work two days ago. Had a cavity under a crown. Now have temporary crown. ?
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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
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 moreGet help now ›
Unable to open mouth wide since orthodontia. Jaw muscle goes into spasm during long dental work. Need help asap?
Orthodontia: You need to call your orthodontist to evaluate reason. I can't diagnose the cause without an exam myself. A proper treatment can be determined once the cause is known. ...Read moreGet help now ›
My mother in law just had some dental work done and now she has a fever blister on her lip. Does this mean she has hsv-1 and is contagious?
Perhaps: If she had a previous history of hsv, then the stress of dental work can lead to a localized breakout. If it is hsv, then yes, she is contagious. Anytime there are active hsv lesions - oral or genital - then one is contagious. It's the fluid within the blister that contains the virus. ...Read moreGet help now ›
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