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Nerve (Definition)

The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more


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What causes nerve pain after getting teeth filled?

What causes nerve pain after getting teeth filled?

Nerve inflamed: It's quite common to have some sensitivity following the placement of a filling. Drilling and filling a tooth is actually a micro-surgical procedure on the tooth. The nerve becomes temporarily inflamed and may cause sensitivity. If this does not resolve within a few days, see your dentist to determine if something else needs to be done for the tooth (bite adjustment or something else)? ...Read more

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How can you relieve exposed nerve pain in canine teeth?

How can you relieve exposed nerve pain in canine teeth?

Two Options: Option 1 - definitive treatment to save the tooth which may include root canal therapy option 2- have the tooth removed if root canal therapy is not a feasible option. ...Read more

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How can one relieve exposed nerve pain in canine teeth?

How can one  relieve exposed nerve pain in canine teeth?

Root canal treatment: Consult your dentist. If your nerve is exposed due to dental decay or a chipped tooth, you would need a root canal treatment. ...Read more

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6 bottom front teeth constantly have nerve pain... dentist says teeth are normal. What's the cause?

See specialist: First see the Prosthodontist to evaluate your bite. You may be clenching/grinding and causing the teeth to be extra sensitive. They may refer you to another specialist if the gums are not in good health and you have bone loss. At your age, I would expect your bone to be fine. Good Luck. Get that opinion. ...Read more

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I had a lower right wisdom tooth extracted. Pain then followed in the adjacent tooth and now is it in 2 teeth on the upper right jaw. Nerve pain?

Maybe: Pain on the adjacent teeth is a common side effect until you heal. Referred pain is when you feel pain on the opposing arch of a tooth that has been hurting.This is also a common side effect. However you should never rule out the possibility of having more cavities on the opposing arch as well as the adjacent teeth causing this pain or possible infection. It would be wise to call your dentist. ...Read more

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I have nerve pain with teeth that a root canal has been done on. A recent x-ray showed a white spot on the right side of my jaw where there is pain ?

I have nerve pain with teeth that a root canal has been done on. A recent x-ray showed a white spot on the right side of my jaw where there is pain ?

Oral surgeon: Hard to know what the "white spot" is without seeing the xray. See the endodonitist about persistent pain after root canal. See an oral surgeon about the xray finding. ...Read more

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I wear a retainer awaiting implant. Can this cause tooth pain and nerve pain on bottom teeth and cause them to shift?

I wear a retainer awaiting implant. Can this cause tooth pain and nerve pain on bottom teeth and cause them to shift?

Ask your dentist: It seems that you are in treatment ad that office is the best source of guidance on your dental care. Call them ASAP - it might help insure the best total procedure outcome! ...Read more

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Why might i have a blue bruise inside cheek and nerve pain throughout my right top row of teeth. Is the bruise associated with my needing a root canal? (Per dentist reccomendation)

Why might i have a blue bruise inside cheek and nerve pain throughout my right top row of teeth. Is the bruise associated with my needing a root canal? (Per dentist reccomendation)

Immediate treatment: Pain probably due to infected (abscessed) tooth. Please have root canal Rx done ASAP, before infection spreads further. Blue lesion may be bruise from spreading infection or from trauma. There is also a lesion known as a Blue Nevus that can be quite consequential. Please do not delay your treatment any further. ...Read more

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Why do I get radiating pain/dull ache/nerve pain from my teeth when eating hot or cold, spicy food or even just being outside I have two crowns, one that always bothers me as its always sore and slightly inflammed. My dentist said i need to get my gums cu

Why do I get radiating pain/dull ache/nerve pain from my teeth when eating hot or cold, spicy food or even just being outside I have two crowns, one that always bothers me as its always sore and slightly inflammed. My dentist said i need to get my gums cu

Perio endo lesion: There could be two different things going on with your crown. Dull ache and radiating nerve pain indicates that the nerve in your tooth is diseases and you should be evaluated for root canal. It also sounds like your dentist is concerned about a gum, periodontal problem in this area also. Perio-endo lesions can occur together and need to be treated together. ...Read more

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Dr. James Marx
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Neuralgia (Definition)

Neuralgia is a condition in which there is a sharp, unexpected pain along a nerve that is due to the irritation and damage of that nerve. Chemicals, diseases such as diabetes, medications, previous surgery, and trauma are potential causes of neuralgia. Numbness and weakness of the muscles supplied by the ...Read more


Dr. Tanya Russo
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Nerve Pain (Definition)

Neuralgia is a sharp, shocking pain that follows the path of a nerve and is due to irritation or ...Read more