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Dent In Cheek
Had upper molar extracted and noticed cheek around that is fuller.. Notice a pocket inside my cheek extending from the area of extraction to the cheek?
Examination: Call the surgeon who extracted your tooth for a post operative exam. Hard to picture what you are describing, especially the "pocket". ...Read more
Top teeth chip in crack now brown lines appear in between the crack teeth guns swollen at the top into my nose?
See your dentist: Cracks can be found in all your teeth but if they become symptomatic(ie. Pain) or large enough to stain then you should see a dentist. The gums are a separate issue. At minimum you have gum disease and because of the swelling you may have an abscess. Either way these issues are detrimental to maintaining your teeth you need to see a dentist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My upper wisdom tooth is pressing into my lower gum(where wisdom tooth hasn't erupted yet) and causing pain.It has left a small dent in my gum.
Need clinical exam: See your dentist for a diagnosis and treatment. Swellings in the mouth could be many different situations. Pain is an indicator that something is wrong. Get in to see your dentist soon. These thing are best treated sooner than later. ...Read more
See your dentist: Swollen, throbbing gums and small lumps in cheek can be a sign that you are at risk for, or already have, advanced gum disease. Untreated gingivitis or tooth infection can lead to the bone graft loss and other health problems. See your dentist ASAP because the sooner you treat it the better the outcome. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Left cheek is swollen, marble size bump in cheek beneath the gum line. No pain when biting down, only pain when talking and opening jaw.
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Could be several: Things. Please consult with your dentist or an oral surgeon for an exam to check this bump. The most common pink/red cheek bump is called a fibroma which is not cancer. Trauma may have caused this "scar like" bump. However, you really need to have this looked at to make sure it is nothing to worry about or if it needs to be removed and/or biopsied. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wisdom tooth on lower left side of jaw growing in. Swollen in that area & annoying discomfort in gums of that area. Gum feels like its lifted in area?
Inflammation: Sometimes the gum flap over an erupting wisdom tooth can become inflamed, especially if the tooth is partially impacted. Please call your dentist for an emergency examination. Referral to an oral surgeon to remove the flap of tissue or the tooth itself. ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
1 week Pain/pressure around and under capped lower molar also pea size firm bump moveable at jaw line in area of tooth bump in cheek . What is this?
Dr. should evaluate: A doctor or a dentist can evaluate a problem in the teeth, gums, or cheeks (although a dentist is likely the better choice for teeth and gums problems). Pus in the cheeks usually means some infection, and the doctor may prescribe antibiotics. If the infection spreads, it may go throughout the face, and more seriously, maybe into the sinuses and towards the brain. Getting treatment is wise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My daughter got hit in the mouth at school causing a fat lip. inside of lip shows teeth makes (white puss looking) is that normal?
Pea sized moveable semi hard lump in bucal mucosa/cheek tender felt one week ago. Above jaw line at lower molar.Not seen inside mouth cancer ..?
Swelling occur in my upper/ bottom lip , cheeks in small patches.Now under tounge swelling . Siliva normal as is breathing what can it be?
Infection?: The swelling is most likely an infection which would require antibiotics along with specific treatment depending upon the cause and extent of the problem. See a dentist as soon as possible as these types of situations can become more serious very quickly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There is a swelling in my inner cheeks, back of my left mouth, nearer to upper jaws & behind teeth. Its painless. I also have a red patch on my tongue?
Pain in mouth temple gum cheek neck and chest, swelling in gum and cheek, can't close or open mouth. No insurance?
possible infection: Possible infection. Dental evaluation would be place to start, but medical care will likely be required. ...Read more