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Cheek Implants Gone Wrong
Tooth extracted couple of months ago. Now feels like something is in the gum. Bone, maybe? Doesn't hurt, but gum feels wrinkly, weird. Bone fragment?
Tooth fragment ?: Without seeing the tissue or knowing if the tooth shattered during the extraction, it's impossible to tell what it is. If it is a fragment, it probably is working its way to the surface. ...Read more
Cyst on chin. 2 cortisone 2 days ago. Not completly gone. Swollen cheeks around it. Really hurts. Taking antibiotics. How to fix? Why swollen cheeks?
Upper rt wisdom extraction 2 mths ago. now cheek side all way up where cheek/gum meet,slight bump is tender. what can cause this? no answer from dr.
Seek second opinion: May be infection, a spicule of bone, a cut or scrape, or one of many other problems. Would suggest evaluation by an Oral Surgeon ...Read more
My cheek is swollen after upper molar (not wisdom tooth) extraction. Is it normal to have pain throughout the inner cheek wall? It's been 4 days.
Pain from4 tear on bottom inner right gum under tooth. Pain now gone but first area bled, now pus discharge. Dentist says teeth fine but concerned.
Periodontist just told me that my upper side teeth need extraction. So, my canine (eye) tooth remains but all others pulled. Removable denture option?
Tooth replacement: Next to natural teeth, implant supported tooth replacement is the gold standard. There are many types of options in this category although they take the most time and are the most expensive, but most like your own teeth. Removable dentures would be the alternative. You would need more of your own teeth to support a fixed bridge. Discuss with your own dentist and/or see a Prosthodontist for consult ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Year ago, i had left upper molar tooth extracted. Since then I have noticed fullness/slight swelling of face there? Dentist said cheek pushes inward?
Needs to be seen: I'm sorry, but we would have to clinically examine you in order to give you some insight as to why you see and feel what you do, as well as whether or not it was related to the extracted molar. With missing teeth, there can be loss of bone and support for the cheek. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bad tooth n face swelling been Er took 7 penicillin vk swelling went down a tad but it looks like it going down towards bottom jaw worried Ludwigs or?
Facial Swelling: As the infection is brought under control, gravity takes over and the infection makes it's way earthward through the facial muscles. You're not out of the woods yet... the antibiotics did not fix your teeth, they only started controlling the infection. Please see a dentist ASAP for treatment, otherwise the infection will come back with a vengeance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Left cheek is slightly inflamed after new top dentures made. Dentist checked no lumps or any irregularities found. Cheeks rubbing when denture's out?
Back tooth hurting no cavity looks like wisdom tooth makes me bite my cheek causing pain on right side of face pain runs to bottom teeth what can I do?
27 Yr old. Back upper molar pulled. No wisdom teeth so no tooth behind it. Cant afford impant. Depressed. Options? Chances of shifting/facial changes?
Not many options: Without abutments, you cannot secure a fixed prosthetic. And you're not going to wear a removable prosthetic for one missing posterior tooth. Your lower teeth might shift into the space over time. See if you can finance your care thru a healthcare finance company. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had gum abscess. Caused swelling in cheek. Abscess is gone, cheek still a little puffy. What is the weird sensation I still feel in cheek?
3rd molar coming in, cheek tissue in back was swollen, chewed at it, it went away, now my bite feels off. All 4 2nd molars feel weird when bite down. ?
Get it checked!: It sounds like an inflammatory problem and you need to be seen by an oral surgeon. The inflammation is usually caused by bacteria getting under the gum line where it doesn't belong. You can develop infections that range from annoying to a serious threat to your health. Get to an oral surgeon soon! ...Read more
11 days ago 2 teeth removed and bone graph. Face swelling gone but graft area swollen no pain-sore from swelling - I go to emerg? or call DDS Monday?
Preteen new tooth towards back - coming and going swelling around tooth. Erupted a few weeks ago. Sore only 2 touch. No drainage/fever. Safe to watch?
Yes: soreness will go away in couple of wks ...Read more
I fell very hard on my zygo cheekbone 3 weeks ago. X-rays show no fracture or dislocation, but still seems bigger than other cheek. Still healing?
Contusion: Probable swelling in the muscle and soft tissue in the cheek from bleeding from the trauma, Should go away with time soon. ...Read more
Dentist tried to pull tooth out, wouldnt budge. 2 wk later stabbing pain in gum behind the tooth! Looks normal. Xray shows normal. Any ideas why hurts?
Bottom wisdom tooth never came in. Had molar pulled a few years ago & now having jaw, ear pain, sore swollen gum where wisdom tooth is under gum. ?
Impacted tooth: We could guess as to the cause of your problem or you could see a dentist to know for sure. I think the second choice is a better one. May be related to an impacted wisdom tooth or a number of other issues as TMJ and ear infection. Can be all related or separate issues. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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