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I recently had dental work & now am getting really bad headaches the pain will most times be in the my whole head like a migrain but accompanied by pain in my jaw socket area, in my throat about where my glands are, in my temples and eyes, and alll my bo

I recently had dental work &  now am getting really bad headaches the pain will most times be in the my whole head like a migrain but accompanied by pain in my jaw socket area, in my throat about where my glands are, in my temples and eyes, and alll my bo

What treatment?: Not enough information. The invasiveness of the procedure could tell us much more. If surgery it may be normal, if an infection was causative, it takes a while for antibiotics to work. If a filling or crown was placed and is hitting prematurely, it can throw off your bite and cause much discomfort locally and distant. Call your dentist and discuss. Good luck! ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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Is it normal to have chronic ear aches and headeaches after dental work?

Is it normal to have chronic ear aches and headeaches after dental work?

No it is not "normal: It certainly is possible but it is not normal to have those symptoms. First check with your dentist to rule out that it is related. If not, then it may be totally unrelated and you should check it out with your physician. ...Read more

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Can dental work cause tn? 

Can dental work cause tn? 

Maybe: Tn is due to inflammation of the fifth cranial nerve. Dental work could cause it but more likely than not it simply inflamed the condition which you already had before the dentist performed the work. ...Read more

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When is aesthetic dental work most commonly used?

When is aesthetic dental work most commonly used?

Many applications: Aesthetic dental procedures are used to correct gaps, fractured teeth, discolorations, shape or shade of teeth, or just enhance a person's smile. It can also improve a person's self-confidence greatly. Whitening falls under the category of an aesthetic dental procedure, as well. ...Read more

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I need assistance paying for daughters dental work?

I need assistance paying for daughters dental work?

Financial concerns: The dentist who will be treating your daughter would be in the best position to discuss costs, payment options and possible financial assistance programs in your state and locality. ...Read more

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Is it okay to have dental work done while on mescaline?

Is it okay to have dental work done while on mescaline?

Absolutely not: Mescaline is a hallucinatory drug. Dentistry requires informed consent from the patient to the dentist. A patient cannot perform an informed consent to dental treatment while hallucinating or in an altered state of mind. There are numerous other reasons that dentistry should not be performed while the patient is on mescaline. ...Read more

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Could dental work cause a fever?

Could dental work cause a fever?

Not likely : Restorative dental work such as fillings, crowns, then not likely. Cleanings and periodontal treatment as well. However, with invasive surgery such as wisdom root removal or more advanced oral surgery, then a post operative infection could occur if antibiotics aren't taken as prescribed. ...Read more

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Why salt water after dental work?

Why salt water after dental work?

Speeds healing: No scientific explanation, but salt rinses speed healing. ...Read more

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Could i require dental work for cancer?

Could i require dental work for cancer?

Maybe: Before you go through chemo or radiation, it's a great idea to make sure that your teeth and gums are in good shape. Any teeth that are in poor shape or at risk of infection should be treated or removed. Sometimes your cancer treatments can make your teeth complicated to treat after the fact. The last thing you need while you are fighting your cancer is to get a toothache or a gum infection! ...Read more

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Is it safe to be sedated before dental work?

Sure: When administered by trained professionals in the proper environment, it is very safe. ...Read more

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