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I Have Tooth Sensitivity To Hot And Cold Foods What Could A Dentist Do For It
One tooth is really sensitive when eating hot or cold foods. I just went to the dentist for a cleaning. What is causing this?
Go back to your dent: sensitivity of the tooth can be caused by decay, exposed root,fractured portion of the tooth, even clenching or grinding tell your dentist and have them find the cause and treat it ...Read more
I have a tooth that is sensitive to heat and cold and it also seems to hurt when i bite a certain way. What could cause this?
What can I do to ease tooth pain until I can go to dentist in a few days? Pills barely work, extremely sensitive to hot and cold and sweets
Palliative: In addition to avoid triggers, you can try and cover the area. A couple of simple ways are to get orthodontic wax (sold at most drug stores, ask for braces wax, very cheap) and smush a small ball into the area of missing tooth to provide a thermal cover. If that does not work, get a athletic mouth guard and cover the tooth along with the rest of the arch. While not the prettiest, it may work. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What to do if I have a toothache. it's very sensative to cold and there's a dull ache all the timeany ideas?
I have pain in my left lower tooth what can it be its sensitive to hot and cold I need a root canal possible I'm guessing I go tues to the dentist.
Can an abscessed tooth cause your entire mouth to hurt? I have an abscessed tooth that i think is causing my whole mouth to hurt. It seems like the pain has spread to some other teeth and my gums. Is this possible, or am i imagining things? I have an appo
Signal: Pain is your bodies way of telling you that there is something wrong. An abscessed tooth is an infected tooth. As the infection spreads, so does the pain. The fact that you describe the pain as spreading is very worrisome. Please have the infection tended before it becomes a life-threatening issue. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Tooth and jaw ache after deep filling, however it's not sensitive to hot or cold.. Could this mean i need a root canal?
What is the best mouthwash to use when all your gums are swollen. I don't have a infection and I have a tooth coming tough?
Simplest is best: Simple salt and water is the best in this circumstance. A level teaspoon in a drinking glass of warm water should work. You should see your dentist as well. ...Read more
My wisdom tooth is half out the gum is swollen and really painful I also have flu like symptoms should I see a doctor or dentist?
Dentist: You have an acute pericoronitis, or infection associated with the tissues overlying the wisdom tooth. A wisdom tooth that is partially visible in the mouth that does not fully erupt is prone to localized infections. Food and bacteria localize and colonize under the tissue overlying the tooth and results in pain and swelling. The tooth should be removed. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Avoid Cold: Not forever. Most of the time, cold sensitivity after extraction is from the adjacent tooth. When a tooth looses the insulation that the adjacent tooth provides, the exposed root surface and tooth surface can sometimes be sensative to cold. Usually this is temporary however if a large defect exists at the extraction site, dental intervention may be necessary. Try sensodyne toothpaste 2 weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After filling, tooth is not sensitive to hot or cold but I start to have toothache that comes and goes. Pain can be there for several hours.
More info needed...: How deep was the restoration? How long ago was the restoration completed? Bruxism? How is the occlusion on that tooth? Answers to these questions would help in formulating a proper diagnosis. Please see your local dentist to have the tooth re-evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there a kind of mouthwash that helps fight gum disease the best? My dentist told me I have mild gum disease, and that if i take care to brush and floss properly at home I should be able to fix it. What should I look for in a mouth wash to help fight gu
Xylitol: Xylitol kills bacteria and bushing with it can help with dental health. I have see patients who brush and floss regularly but still have some gum disease make a marked improvement by using a xylitol containing toothpaste. You may have to get it at a health food store. Less than 1 tube should make a difference. ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
What is the best way to help gums infected with gum disease? I have sore gums, especially in the back of my mouth, but I do floss and brush daily. Is there anything i could be eating or drinking that makes this worse?
Bacteria control: Bacteria grow in the valley around your gums. Brushing reaches 1mm and floss removed 15% of the plaque. You need something like the perio protect method that has been shown to be a better treatment than deep cleaning j clin dent 2012) and it also has been shown to kill 99.98% o the bacteria that cause the disease j den res 2007. Used daily the bacteria do not grow back. Look up perio protect. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I need help I have a cracked tooth but cant afford a dentist what should I do in the meantime, Also I have freezing teeth a lot.
ASAP GO TO DENTIST: Just tell the dentist about your cold, so the dentist can be sure to wear a face mask and not catch your cold. A cold is not a reason to avoidthe dentist. Your ear ache may be from your tooth, if it is a lower tooth. It is wrong to suffer in the 21st century. Get help and do not wait! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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