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Cavity Filled Breastfeeding
NO: Discuss your concern with your dentist prior to the procedure. Most patients request or require local anesthesia to "numb" the tooth so absolutely nothing is felt for the entire procedure. You have other options as well. Ask your dentist what is right for you and the specific procedure planned. ...Read more
Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more
Big cavity #2 tooth filled 1week ago. now irritated,inflamed opening of parotid duct. could filling or tooth be irritating opening? how to deal w/ it?
It might be: If there is a sharp edge or the area is rough, you may be catching your cheek when you bite down. Have your dentist take a look and see if they are related. ...Read more
Gum inflammation at #13 implant, neuralgia, then abscess. Removed #13, 12 implants, cleaned infection, antibiotics. Abscess now formed at #11 implant. Possible cause of gum infection, headache?
Co Q10 deficiency: Gum inflammation is known as gingivitis. It was discovered some years ago that this was due to a deficiency of Co enzyme Q10. This is a substance that is normally made in the body, but if you are in a state of nutritional inadequacy, this becomes a nutrient that can be obtained usually from a health food store. Your nutritional inadequacy is also important because at your age there should be no pr ...Read more
Cavity filled on a molar tooth but the teeth that are several away from the tooth filled are painful. I didn't have pain until I had the cavity fixed ?
Cyst&tooth#3 removed,maybe old root canal caused,ate thru nasal cavity bone.CT says maxillary retention cyst now,2 weeks ago 3Dxray showed nothing?
It is a lot: A current review of the available epidemiological data from many countries clearly indicates that there is a significant decrease in the tooth decay due to a public prevention measures. Brush first, then floss and rinse before going to bed every night, see your dentist 2 X per year. It will prevent your future dental problems. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Previously had surgery for ovarian cysts. smaller cysts filled with pus or clear liquid on legs, vagina, abdomen, face. diagnosis?
Diverticulitis, drain tube placed on pelvic, gets 5ml/24h gray foul smelling fluid. Is safe to remove drain tube? What is this fluid?
Do not remove: You likely had an infection due to a diverticulum rupturing, causing localized peritonitis and then abscess. Treatment for this is drainage and antibiotics until the abscess and inflammation resolves. Taking the tube out too early can cause reaccumulation of pus. See a colorectal surgeon following resolution to see whether you should have follow up surgery to removed the diseased segment. ...Read more
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
Not if you are numb: If your tooth is numbed up with a local anesthetic, there is nothing to feel. Some small fillings do not require local anesthesia. Everyone has different pain thresholds. Often, "sweet air" alone is sufficient to negate the need for local anesthesia. Discuss this issue with your own dentist. ...Read more
Have a small pimple like structure inside the cheek.It's filled with fluid that has salty taste.what causes them?They come and go after piercing them.
Needs treatment : Retained placental tissue must be removed. It can not be safely left. Once it is removed though it will not have a lingering effect on breast milk. ...Read more
Getting a recurring mouth ulcer between gums and cheek near root canaled tooth, gums are tender and sore. Dentist says X-ray of root canal looks good?
Recurring ulcer: Any sore or lesion in the mouth that does not heal in 10-14 days, or is recurring, needs to be examined and possibly biopsied. If your dentist is unsure why you are have a lesion, Have the root canal evaluated by an endodontist. If the root canal is sound, and no other teeth are involved, see an oral surgeon or periodontist for an exam. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Child 13 years. Bottom left tooth with small brown specks possibly cavity. Would general pain in surrounding gum be normal with cavity?
Needs examination: Firstly, we cannot tell, over the internet if this is a primary tooth or an adult tooth. If a primary tooth, the secondary tooth may be trying to erupt, causing the gum pain... This is only a guess. It is really best that the child sees his/her own dentist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
#31 tooth needs gumline cavity filled. Dentist suggested amalgam to get better seal due to location. I'm concerned w/ amalgam regardless FDA cleared.
Amalgams: have been around for 100 years & there is no valid scientific research to prove otherwise. They are routinely taught & used in dental schools. They are present in my own mouth & I could have all of them replaced with composite for free but choose not to. No one can stop you from being concerned other than yourself. Gumline cavities can be restored with composite fillings if retraction\isolated ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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