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Doctor insights on: How Much Impact Does It Take To Get A Bruised Periodontal Ligament

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How much impact does it take to get a bruised periodontal ligament?

How much impact does it take to get a bruised periodontal ligament?

Quite a bit: You can bite with a lot of force so to bruise one would be difficult under normal function, but if you unexpectadly hit it with a bone or something very hard that you shouldn't bite on, that will do it. A bruised ligament is really tears of some of the fibers and that can make it very sore to bite on and even feel swollen, not look it though. ...Read more

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Ligament (Definition)

A fibrous band of tissue that connects one bone to another. They hold joints in place. Dr. Fox's trivia test: what one bone is the only one ...Read more


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Do periodontal ligament problems just heal themselves?

Do periodontal ligament problems just heal themselves?

They can: Think of the ligament as a cushion. It will recover from some, minor trauma. A partial avulsion of a tooth or trauma can heal itself once the trauma is removed. The ligament will respond well. The cells in the pdl also play a significant role in regeneration and tooth movement. ...Read more

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The function of the periodontal ligament is what?

The function of the periodontal ligament is what?

Has several : There are several purposes. The primary purpose is to attach the teeth to the bone in a manner that enables them to move - absorb some pressure/force without breaking. They also enable teeth to move - with braces. They also contain stem cells that can be recruited to enable bone/tooth to be repaired/rebuilt. ...Read more

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Can inflamed periodontal ligament be confused w infection and/or periapical absess? look similar on xray?also told vital tooth,coldtest=no infection?

Can inflamed periodontal ligament be confused w infection and/or periapical absess? look similar on xray?also told vital tooth,coldtest=no infection?

See your dentist: The differential diagnosis of endodontic and periodontal diseases can sometimes be difficult. However, the dentists are well trained for proper differential diagnosis and selection of treatment. ...Read more

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How long does a bruised tooth ligament take to heal?

Bruised Ligament: A tooth ligament also know as the pdl (periodontal ligament) can take anywhere from 24 to 48 hours to heal, much like any other bruise. Be sure not to any heavy biting or chewing on the bruised area. Make sure whatever bruised the ligament has been removed or adjusted. ...Read more

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How long does a bruised ligament in th knee take to heal?

How long does a bruised ligament in th knee take to heal?

3-6 weeks: Knee sprains or strains generally take 3-6 weeks to heal. Tears often require more detailed treatment. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a ligament sprain/pull/bruise to heal?

How long does it take for a ligament sprain/pull/bruise to heal?

1-3 months: We define a bruise as some bleeding in the area of injury, followed by a healing response over 1-3 weeks. A sprain is defined as a tear of ligaments, and take 1-3 months to heal. Some will not heal, depending on location and severity. A pull is a tear in muscles or tendons, which can take 1-3 months or not at all depending on location and severity. ...Read more

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5 wks ago bone bruise to talus & ligament damage.Get electrical shock feel down right underside of big toe when pressured .Cause & how long to heal?

5 wks ago bone bruise to talus & ligament damage.Get electrical shock feel down right underside of big toe when pressured .Cause & how long to heal?

LOTS TO GUESS: I have to guess a lot, b/c the info is sparse. Bone bruise and ligament damage=at least moderate degree of trauma. Ligaments affected-inside ankle bone ligaments?-deltoids. Tingling-maybe the tibial nerve was temporarily damaged. ...Read more

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How long does it take for ligaments to heal? I fell on my knee 2 months ago and was put in a knee immboizer and on crutches. The X-ray showed nobreak so the ER doc said it was ligaments. Mmost of the swelling is gone and the bruise is gone but there is st

How long does it take for ligaments to heal? I fell on my knee 2 months ago and was put in a knee immboizer and on crutches. The X-ray showed nobreak so the ER doc said it was ligaments. Mmost of the swelling is gone and the bruise is gone but there is st

Can : Can you afford to be crippled? You should be doing a lot better by now. This degree of pain is not normal. You need to be examined by an orthopedist and have additional treatment.There is a very strong possibility that you will require a knee arthroscopy. ...Read more

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I have a problem of ligament laxity after a long walk i get bruises on my knees and inner arch of the feet..why is that so n is a long walk gud for me?

I have a problem of ligament laxity after a long walk i get bruises on my knees and inner arch of the feet..why is that so n is a long walk gud for me?

If U have flat feet-: -when U have pronated feet, when Ur feet strike the ground & get in 2 the stance stage of running they collapse & can cause bruising of the inner foot, & it causes a medial (inside)aspect of the knees which can lead 2 medial ccollateral ligament strain which would feel like a bruise. U need 2 start with evaluation of Ur feet & have custom inserts. Podiatrist or orthopedist, Ur choice ...Read more

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How do I know if my thumb has a bone bruise or torn ligament?

How do I know if my thumb has a bone bruise or torn ligament?

Exam, studies: A physical exam and appropriate studies can isually tell the difference between a bone contusion verse a torn ligament. Consider being seen. ...Read more

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I wanted to know when you rupture a ligament does it bruise up?

I wanted to know when you rupture a ligament does it bruise up?

Bruises may be seen: When a ligament is torn, there is usually a small amount of bleeding. It may take several days for this blood to move toward the skin. If it does, a bruise may be seen in the area, usually a few days after the injury. ...Read more

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I sprained my ankle. X-ray shows no broken bones. Heard it pop, bruises and pain. Are there ways to make sure that there are no torn ligaments?

I sprained my ankle. X-ray shows no broken bones. Heard it pop, bruises and pain. Are there ways to make sure that there are no torn ligaments?

Magnetism........: The MRI can be used to confirm the suspicion of any torn ligaments after suffering from an ankle injury. However, the fact that a ligament is shown to be torn may not necessarily change the manner in which the ankle sprain it treated. ...Read more

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My anterior talofibular ligament is torn. Talonavicular joint is off. Degenerative changes in ankle. occurred 10/31/13. still bruises and swells regularly. not allowed much physical activity (swimming,walking) is surgery needed? I have a apt with pre-surg

My anterior talofibular ligament is torn. Talonavicular joint is off. Degenerative changes in ankle. occurred 10/31/13. still bruises and swells regularly. not allowed much physical activity (swimming,walking) is surgery needed? I have a apt with pre-surg

ATF tear: An MRI should confirm the category of damage...i find they frequently under-estimate the degree of injury...more important is the length of time that has passed and the level of symptoms...it will likely never heal without surgery and that might range from a simple repair to a graft overlay to a complete graft replacement... ...Read more