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Fissures In Teeth
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
Can periapical xrays show location of the lingual nerve in relation to the lower wisdom teeth? Are they ever used in planning wisdom tooth extraction?
Yes: Check with your dentist asap!Get a more detailed answer ›
Tooth veneers are for life and composite resin to fill in the top teeth triangular space, as gums recedes, maintains more of the natural teeth?
Yes : Either composite resin or porcelain inlays / onlays make great aesthetic and durable restorations for back teeth. Note: patients who are heavy and consistent teeth clinchers or grinders may break these restorations or their teeth and may ultimately require full coverage zirconia (tooth colored metal) crowns, such as bruxzir. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
10%: Wisdom teeth contribute at most 10% to destabilization of lower anterior teeth. Other factors (passive eruption, medial migration, differential growth, lymphatic shrinkage, change in soft tissue drape, etc) cause lower anterior crowding. If your teeth show signs of shifting, consult with an Orthodontic Specialist before the problem gets out of hand. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Separation of gums around left third and second molars with pain in very back gums where wisdom teeth would grow in. Pain started after cavity filling?
If front 2 teeth used to be longer in front and bottom teeth rest behind them. Would dent grind 2 teeth bc of small chip and bonded 1 tooth unlock tmj?
Maybe: There is more and more research in the last 10 years indicating the bite has little to do with the tmj. If your TMJ is locked changing your bite will not help and by locked i assume you mean you can't get your mouth open. To unlock a bite, the jaw may need manipulation with possible anesthesia either in the joint or systemically. I would suggest seeing aa dentist who can diagnose the problem. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Grooves or clefts in various anatomical structures such as the brain (transverse fissure between cerebrum & cerebellum), the skull (sphenoidal fissure), the liver (for the ligamentum teres), the lung (oblique fissure), the spinal cord (ventral median fissure), or other structures such as the palpebral fissure between upper & lower eyelids. Can also be a tear in a structure ...Read more