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Front Bottom Teeth Ache
Have what I believe to be a tonsil papilloma experiencing earache, tooth pain night sweats sore throat hoarse voice. Reason to worry it's cancer?
Possible, but your age suggests non-cancer.
See ENT surgeon for exam, recommendations. ...Read more
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
Vague: Can be a lot of causes- grinding, clenching of your teeth, checked something too hard in front, gun disease, recent dental treatment, an infected tooth that is affecting the other teeth, some trauma- where one or all the teeth were struck, etc. If this is the first time, try and figure out what you did the day before I would see a dentist if this continues for a few days ...Read more
My bottom front teeth started aching about a week ago and I'm not sure why. I have all of my wisdom teeth so could my teeth be shifting?
A few thoughts...: Pain could be coming from periodontal issues, carious lesions, your bite, and grinding. To determine the exact cause and the appropriate treatment, you'll need to visit a local dentist for an exam. Please make the call. ...Read more
My bottom front teeth have been aching for two days; it aches and then stops for a few seconds and aches again. It doesn't worsen when doing anything?
See dentist asap: You need to see a dentist to diagnosis and treat the problem. ...Read more
Hi was just wondering why my bottom 4 front teeth are aching and how much would it cost for a brace on bottom set of teeth?
Several options: There may be an abscess in one or both front teeth, they may be inflamed from a grinding habit, there may be a deep cavity in either one, the gums may be inflamed or infected around the front teeth, or perhaps something else. A visit to a reputable dentist may offer more beneficial information. ...Read more
My front teeth ache, I have no cavities, no diseases of the mouth, and have been using a night guard. What could it be?
Many things: Without an examination any suggestion is just a shot in the dark. It could be trauma from when you were 15 years old, it could be continued trauma from your bite, it could be dens in dente. It is impossible to say over the internet. ...Read more
Getting nagging headache above eyes, forehead top of front of head. Ocassionally have all teeth ache but mostly at night for the teeth.
Sinus or Allergies??: The pain above your eyes could be caused from sinus or allergy issues and could lead to tooth pain from clenching or grinding your teeth during the night. Other causes may be related to an abcessed tooth (usually more localized) or some other medical condition. You should have checked by a dentist and possibly an ear nose & throat physician. ...Read more
Needs exam: Can be caused by a number of things, including cavites and gingival recession. Call your local dentist for an appointment. ...Read more
Chipped back molar no tooth pain but tongue sore from rubbing. Discomfort in upper and lower jaw area. Molar on bottom. Can this cause jaw pain 2?
Definitely, yes: Traumatic ulcers of the tongue are usually the cause of the jaw pain. They are next to the cause of the damage (broken, sharp tooth) and go away once the source of the problem is removed. Fix your molar ASAP. ...Read more
It shouldn't!: Unless you have recently had certain dental procedures, flossing properly should not cause your teeth or gums to hurt. Excess recession can expose the roots of your teeth causing temperature sensitivity, flossing, and/or brushing sensitivity. But this can be treated. Swollen and/or inflamed gums can cause discomfort upon flossing as well. Contact your dentist for suggestions. ...Read more
Depends: It may be related to the drop in fluid volume...Depending on rate. Check with your doc if doesn't stop within a day or two. ...Read more
Ask your dentist: Some teeth sensitivity is normal during whitening, and should go away shortly. However, if you have cavities or gum recession, whitening gel may cause serious damage. Make sure you do your whitening under your dentist's supervision! Goog luck! ...Read more
Pain meds: I assume by "spacers" you mean small plastic donuts or metal springs between teeth to move them apart far enough for placement of orthodontic metal bands. If so, take 1 200mg advil/motrin/ibuprofen 4x/day w food or copious liquids, and rinse 4x/day w 1 tsp salt in 8oz warm water. Discomfort should ease off in a day or two. ...Read more
Maybe Upper: Septoplasty is a corrective surgical procedure done to straighten the nasal septum so as to improve airflow. Some of the nerves involved in the surgery may refer a response temporarily to the upper teeth due to the proximity; however the lower teeth are not in the same nerve and muscle neighborhood to be affected. ...Read more
Endodontists are experts in diagnosing toothaches.
Many cracks cannot be seen either visually or on x- ray. Endodontists who work microscopically can find and diagnose much better. ...Read more