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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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Gums tingling for 9 months and has turned greyish colour where it hurts... Cause?

Gums tingling for 9 months and has turned greyish colour where it hurts... Cause?

Past dental work?: If you had past dental surgery such as removal of your wisdom teeth, sometimes nerves arteries or veins can be damaged. If blood supply to the area is compromised the gum tissue can die (turn gray) and tingling can be temporary or permanent. I would seek out an oral surgery consult to determine the cause ...Read more

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What causes tingling sensations in teeth and gums?

What causes tingling sensations in teeth and gums?

Gum disease: Gingivitis is the most common cause of the bleeding, swollen red gums that give you a tingling sensations. The bacteria and other particles, constantly form a sticky, colorless toxic “plaque” on teeth causing the gums to become inflamed and to easily bleed. This is a serious problem, which should be checked and treated by a dentist ASAP. Take a good care. ...Read more

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What sort of things can cause tingling sensations in your teeth and gums?

What sort of things can cause tingling sensations in your teeth and gums?

Gingivitis: The bacteria and other particles, constantly form a sticky, colorless toxic “plaque” on teeth causing the gums to become inflamed, painful and numb ( tingling sensations) easily bleed. This is a serious problem, called gum disease (gingivitis) which should be checked and treated by a dentist. ...Read more

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Noticed receding gums on lower teeth, and have a tingling/sensitive feeling constantly? What could it be?

Noticed receding gums on lower teeth, and have a tingling/sensitive feeling constantly? What could it be?

Receding gums: Can be caused by gum disease, grinding/clenching, malocclusion, tooth position outside (labial/buccal) to bone support, and many other causes. Once gums recede to allow root exposure, teeth can become sensitive. See your Dentist. Referral to Periodontist for gum treatment recommended. If tooth position or parafunctional habits are present, see a qualified Orthodontist. ...Read more

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How long does it take for tingling sensations in your teeth and gums to go. nothing wrong with nerve or roots?

How long does it take for tingling sensations in your teeth and gums to go. nothing wrong with nerve or roots?

Tingling after Local: I'll presume that you had a local anesthetic for a dental procedure. Usually about an hour to hour and half. The lower jaw though may have some bruising(very common)that can cause the tingling to last longer. Call your provider for suggestions ...Read more

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How long does it take for tingling sensations in your teeth and gums to go. nothing wrong with nerve or roots. I've not had a dental procedure?

How long does it take for tingling sensations in your teeth and gums to go. nothing wrong with nerve or roots. I've not had a dental procedure?

See your dentist: Gingivitis is the most common cause of the bleeding, swollen, red gums that give you a tingling sensation. It can be a sign that you already have a gum disease. The bacteria and other particles, constantly form a sticky, colorless toxic “plaque” on teeth causing the gums to become inflamed and to easily bleed. This is a serious problem, which should be checked by a dentist ASAP. Take a good care. ...Read more

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What causes tingling sensations in your teeth and gums. I've had X-ray and there nothing wrong. I have sensitive teeth?

What causes tingling sensations in your teeth and gums. I've had X-ray and there nothing wrong. I have sensitive teeth?

Gum disease: The bacteria and other particles, constantly form a sticky, colorless toxic “plaque” on teeth causing the gums to become inflamed, painful, numb ( tingling sensations) and easily bleed. This is a serious health problem, called gum disease (gingivitis) which should be checked and treated by a dentist. Call your dentist ASAP. ...Read more

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I went to the ER because these past days I have been feeling pain in my gums, bones and migraines. I have a tingling feeling in my body. Help?

I went to the ER because these past days I have been feeling pain in my gums, bones and migraines.  I have a tingling feeling in my body. Help?

Diagnosis: You stated you went to the er, what did they tell you it was? Did they tell you to go to your family doctor? Your symptoms seem very vague and more information is needed. ...Read more

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Dr. James Lin
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Gums (Definition)

Gum are the pink soft tissue that forms a collar around our teeth, that collar acts as a gasket of sorts that protects the tooth roots and the bone that ...Read more