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Infection In Jaw Bone From Tooth
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
I had a tooth pulled yesterday due to a deep infection. Today, my gum line is stiff and my jaw bone is sore. Should I worry about an access?
No worry: Tooth extraction is a surgical procedure and is not completely risk-free. Pain, swelling and infection following surgery is usually at its worst 24 – 48 hours after surgery. After that it should subside more and more every day and after 7 days stop. Your symptoms could be a serous problem. See your dentist or an oral surgeon for post-op appointment. ...Read more
Will augmentin take car of a jaw bone infection if I have one im taking it for tooth infection in panic spreading to all facial bones what the chances?
If I have a tooth infection or gum infection, how long could it take to spread to jaw and cause bone loss? I have appointment saturday
Had cheek swelling & bad tooth #11 infection. Weeks later, I did root canal. Symptoms I look for if infection speeded to the face or the bone in the jaw?
Tooth is about to fall out it is bad infection and my jaw and chin bone to sore to touch my whole face hurts swelling under chin, can this be life th?
Yes: It can be very dangerous. See a dentist immediately or go to the emergency. .. Asap! ...Read more
I have pain in my left jaw bone I feel it overlaps and gives pain when eating. I have a deep cavity in my left end tooth. What does the pain due to.?
I have pain on my front tooth, slight pain in the jaw bone and inflamed right side of lip it has gotten progressively worse the last two days?
I think I have an infection in onw of my glands under my lower jaw bone, I get them from time to time on both sideof face, is this serious, cancerous?
Is it possible for a wisdom tooth to be stuck inside the jaw bone and can't fully erupt on it's own?
Teeth is the failure of the wisdom teeth to erupt fully into the mouth, because of the lack of space, wrong direction of the eruption or misalignment. The wisdom teeth could be partially impacted or fully impacted.
Rec.: see your dentist for evaluation, imaging, treatment or referral to an oral surgeon to avoid future complications. ...Read more
What are possible conditions if your dmd finds a circular-squiggly mass below the root of a tooth in the jaw-bone?
Condensing osteitis: Most commonly this would be a condensing osteitis and is a benign condition of sclerotic bone. Many other similar findings exist. Hopefully the dentist informed you of a course of action. Even if it is to only observe. ...Read more
Tooth pain: Try warm salt water as well, 1tsp salt w 8oz cup warm water for 1 min. ...Read more
I have serious jaw bone infection from no dental care available in uk pain 24 7 where can I go had enough?
No dental care?: There are plenty of dentists in every corner of the UK. You'll have to call one to be treated. Please don't delay, things are only getting worse... ...Read more
I noticed atrophy in my bottom jaw bone exactly where I had tooth implant 2 years ago. Could this lead for the implant tooth to fall?
Yes: Very much so...see your dentist & get a diagnosis. ...Read more
Not necessarily: It depends on the starting condition of the area to be implanted. If there has been bone loss/damage, or if there is a specific cosmetic issue that is being corrected, then the answer is 'yes'. There are some situations where bone graft may not be necessary. The quality, density, thickness and height of the bone are some of the determining factors. Your dentist can/should review this with you. ...Read more
See Your Dentist: Unfortunately you need to see your dentist so that they can take a radiograph (xray) and do an examination to determine why your glands are swollen. Typically, if a lower tooth has a large cavity, your glands can swell due to the fact that they are filterin bacteria from that part fo the face. Fortunately, your dentist can make the right diagnosis and take care of the problem. ...Read more
Its been 3 days since wisdom tooth removal andmy jaw bone is swollen and painful...Could I have a fractured jaw bone?
Could not: Speculate - best to contact the treating dentist to be evaluated. Hope this helps. ...Read more
What is the right process and cost for a permanent tooth replacement (not a bridge)? One of my tooth was removed by a dentist long ago. Now I want to have a new tooth permanently attached to my jaw bone. What is the right process and associated cost.
I cleaned out my ear and a few days later it started hurting and my jaw bone where it connects below the ear is hurting. Do I have an ear infection?
Was it cotton swab?: If you used a cotton swab to "clean" your ear, there is a significant risk that you scratched (caused abrasion of) your outer ear canal--which could have led to an outer ear infection. The other possibility is that you may have packed the earwax down into the canal so as to wedge it causing undue pressure on that part of the ear--triggering jaw pain. You may have TMJ pain totally unrelated. See md. ...Read more
Hello, I had tooth #2 pulled on Monday and the dentist broke a root and left it in my socket and now my jaw bone above socket had cracked and now sharply exceeded out of my gum. And also is cutting into my cheek. Very painful to eat, sleep, and even ta
Oral Surgeon: If the complications of the extraction exceed the expertise of your general dentist, you should be referred to an oral surgeon. ...Read more
What can I expect after a wisdom tooth extraction for a tooth that’s a bony impaction? My oral surgeon says that means the tooth is surrounded by bone, so he’ll need to cut into my jaw bone. That sounds really painful. Will I have a long recovery? How wil
If: If you are young it will be simple. Your surgeon only needs to remove enough bone to get the tooth out. That's what I call a window. The bone will heal back uneventfully. You will not be in the pain you are imagining. But the first week after surgery you will be sore and eating will take more effort. After the second week you can get back to eating that beef jerky. So don't fret it will go well. ...Read more
Get ear examined: Sharp temple pain involving ear may be due to multiple causes, but infection in the ENT region needs to be rules out first. Tension and, Migraine Headaches along with high blood pressure could contribute to temple pain. Temple arteritis needs to be considered if common causes are ruled out and if still symptomatic. ...Read more
Hi, I have a grape sized lump under my left ear right behind my jaw bone. I am gauging my ears, & that ear is sore, so could it be just a infection?
No, not normally: When your wisdom tooth is pulled, there should not be any part of your jaw bone sticking out. Best to see the oral surgeon to confirm. ...Read more
Jaw pain on left side, wisdom tooth has been grown in for years. Loose flap of skin/gum near the tooth, pain up and down jaw bone?
Jaw pain: I'm not sure what your question is. Since you are in pain, especially with an ongoing problem that has not gone away for years, the logical and smart approach would be to see a dentist to evaluate the need to remove your problematic wisdom tooth and make sure you have no other dental problems that require treatment. ...Read more
Wisdom tooth extraction went well, and was also well in 1 week post op checkup. Since then, can food damage the site such as break jaw bone?
No: Eating food should not cause a fracture of your mandible. ...Read more
Could a cyst in the cavity near my ear above the jaw bone be caused by chronic nasal infections, and could that be causing me headaches and fainting?
Severe jaw bone/ear pain for 3 mnth. Tooth nerve removed- no change. Xray normal. Painkillers don't work. Suspect osteyeolmiltis. How likely?
Possible: Without a clinical and x-ray exam, it is impossible to diagnose, but we all can add possibilities to a "differential diagnosis." whenever symptoms "don't make sense" or don't respond to routine treatment, cracked tooth syndrome is high on my list to evaluate. The x-rays will appear normal until time passes. Have your dentist examine the nerve chamber and roots with a microscope prior to removal. ...Read more
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
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