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How To Correct Slight Facial Asymmetry Caused By Extraction Of A Molar Tooth
Tooth replacement: In the 1920s actresses were encouraged to have their molars removed to create a sunken face affect. Thankfully it no longer happens. Missing back teeth can be replaced with implants and a crown in many cases. Bridges may not work as they need at least two teeth to support them. Partial dentures that are removable may also restore symmetry, but are the poorer choice. It may also be muscle size. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Can the extraction of an upper back molar tooth without bone grafting that resulted in a sinus droop commonly lead to a TMJ disorder?
Extractions and TMJ: Not the extraction per se, but your having to open widely to get surgical access to the area can cause muscle or TMJ tenderness for a period immediately after the surgery but it would not likely cause a TMJ disorder to develop at a later time. ...Read moreSee 8 more doctor answers
Refined #: a missing buccal wall of the bone caused by extraction trauma is best rebuilt by what dental specialist? I hope you can all agree.
Oral surgeon : Either an oral surgeon or periodontist.Get a more detailed answer ›
Palate tissue will be used to decrease a canines (eye tooth) gum recession. Friends say there is a lot of unavoidable post-op pain, regardless. True?
Post op pain: Everyone has a different pain tolerance... I've extracted teeth without an anesthetic and the patient did not flinch... other patients need injections to get their teeth cleaned. You're asking for a yes or no answer, which cannot be given. There will probably be some discomfort which will be managed with pain meds. Follow post op instructions and don't worry... All the best... ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dental root canal numbness - what procedure can determine the cause of five teeth being numb four days after an upper first molar that calcified.
Can a sinus infection, caused by two upper wisdom teeth and a molar that are rooted in the sinus cavity, lead to pneumonia?
I have an overbite due to tongue thrusting and an orthodontic implant in my front right tooth. Is there any way to cortext the misalignment of my teet?
I heard that missing tooth can make one's chin shorter. Does bone loss of only one molar tooth also alter facial structure?
How severe can nerve damage be after a wisdom tooth extraction? Is there a chance of a droopy/paralyzed lip?
Loose tooth: Teeth that are loose as a result of periodontal disease may tighten up again once they are treated by periodontal therapy. This may involve deep cleaning, surgery, and splinting the teeth. It mostly depends on the amount of bone loss. What is most important is follow-up care with the periodontist, and by yourself at home. ...Read more
What is the cause of an asymmetrical smile after wisdom tooth extraction? Like muscle on one side of face are weak. Procedure done 2 months ago.
Top 3 posterior teeth will be extracted due to an infection and bone loss. Dentist says that I can leave it as is but aesthetics and speech issues.(?)
Very important: Aesthetics and speech are considerations of varying magnitudes depending on your philosophy regarding these things. Of greater importance is restoring the functionality and stability of the arch in this area. However, if there are no counterparts in the opposite arch then it may be a different story. Very important to maintain the structural integrity of the arch. See a Prosthodontist for options. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Need a tooth extracted due to impaction. Teeth are rather crooked. Can i get an implant or bridge instead of braces? Can a spacer hold the spot temp?
Consider both: Not seeing your problem, can't give definitive answer. Best to consult with your restorative dentist and an orthodontic specialist. Learn about all the options available to you, then pick the one that will give you the best bang for your buck. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What is the best test with the least radiation to see if the bone near #1 tooth cracked during the wisdom tooth extraction due to lousy oral surgeons?
I have a loose adult tooth. Is it periodontitus or a cause of my retainer and natural tooth alignment?
What degree of post-op pain can I expect from bone grafting for future dental implant? Like bone/gum grafting of 3 front lower teeth due to recession?
Same as any surgery: after surgery pain and swelling will vary from one person to another, nevertheless,you should be able to control the pain with pain killers and anti inflammatory medication that your surgeon will be prescribing. The pain if any should taper off after the first 24 hours. You should just avoid the area from food and brushing for a couple of weeks and you will do very well. Go for it. ...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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