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Gum Growing Over My Molar Tooth
My gum has separated from my tooth after wisdom teeth extraction. How do they treat receding gums?
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
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
3 wisdom tooth extractrd and a molar tooth bone grafted also 6 weeks ago. Can flossing shift teeth positions?
Yes sure: If you are referring to the soft tissue sitting behind you second molar (last molar in the back) the third molars/wisdom teeth can go through periods of eruption and quiescence, and while trying to erupt can elevate the soft tissue physically and also due to inflammation and infection. You should have a consult with and oral and maxillofacial surgeon to evaluate. ...Read more
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.
Wisdom teeth extracted now it feels like my front teeth on the tongue side have receded gumline. Is this normal?
My dentist sewed my cheek to my gum during an upper wisdom tooth extraction. Now the gum is permanently fuse to my cheek. Is this normal?
Sometimes: Lower 2nd molar may over erupt, creating occlusal problems that may cause joint dysfunction. Upper 3rd molar smaller than 2nd and cannot be relied upon to erupt into the 2nd molar's position. It would be wise for your Dentist to refer you to an Orthodontist, a tooth positioning specialist, for guidance. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Lower gums hurting for over a week especially by the canine teeth. looks as if my gums are thin by canine teeth. is this from wisdom teeth growing in?
Referred pain: Gums look thinner over the canines because they are very thick. The poor wisdom teeth get blamed for everything, whether they are at fault or not. Sore gums may be due to gum disease or malocclusion. You have unremitting pain. Time to have it evaluated. Call your Dentist for an examination to find out what's really going on and what should be done to fix it. ...Read more
Top wisdom tooth extracted 10 days ago-irritation b/w it and molar. Now irritation gone but dull cheek & jaw pain, and gums/bone tender above extract.
1, molar(#14) gold crowned.2, root canalled from hole same teeth. If 1, and 2 successful, if same teeth has crack, will it be gum abcess, teeth pain, .
Possibly: If the existing crack progresses going down a root or into the crotch of the tooth, bacteria can travel in or out thru the crack, and the ligament that attaches to the root detaches, all leading to swelling and an abscess or fistula. Get an exam to see what's going on! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
25 y.o.One wisdom tooth partially erupted since 2010.somedays the gum around and above this tooth suddenly starts bleeding for a while.why?
Bone fragment 6 months post wisdom tooth extraction and dark spot around tooth root of next molar on x-ray. Dentist says not infection? Is he right?
Second opinion: I think your dentist is right. However, like all health care professionals dentists differ in training, experience, and in personality. Just look for the second opinion with an oral surgeon. Oral surgeons will generally provide good ethical second opinions, but there may be other factors that can influence their judgment (unlikely). Hope it helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Natal teeth: In about 3000 babies "natal" teeth appear first on the lower gums. This are teeth that babies are sometimes either born with or emerge days after birth. This common form of lower/bottom teeth are different from neonatal teeth that can emerge within 30 days for birth. Natal teeth are often electively removed particularly if they interfere with feeding. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Can wisdom teeth grow back? I had a wisdom tooth removed 3 years ago. Now there is a tooth growing in that exact spot.
Once : Once removed completely a tooth does not grow back. If there was incomplete removal, such as a retained root tip, then that piece can "supraerupt" into your mouth. There could also have been an extra (supranumerary) tooth in the same area that could now be erupting into your mouth. Finally, there could be some type of lesion growing in the area. You need to see your dentist for an exam and radiograph of the area. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The permanent molars occupy the most posterior portion of the dental arch. They are the primary grinding teeth in the mouth. Adult humans have twelve molars, in four groups of three at the back of the mouth. The third, rearmost molar in each group is called a wisdom tooth. It is the last tooth to appear, breaking through the gum tissue at about ...Read more
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