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Irritated Inflamed Gums And Nerve Tooth Painful
There are some small dot like white spots on my gum after 3 days of my tooth being extracted. It feels bit irritated but not painful and is just a lit?
Dots: If you think you are healing anything other than normally, call your Surgeon for a post-treatment reevaluation. ...Read more
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
Bad tooth left lj :beside that my gum is white + raised. I have a sore ear +nerves irritated. Is this from - bad tooth or wisdom t tryin to come throu?
Pain: Could be either so see your dentist asap. ...Read more
I have a piece of gum that is extended over my very back tooth I can get under it with my tongue and move it up and down and it hurts. Irritated!
Pericoronitis: There is probably not enough room in your jaw for your wisdom tooth. An xray should tell if there is a possibility that it could continue to erupt fully without further complications. At your age, I would expect you will need to have the wisdom tooth extracted in order to fix the problem. ...Read more
Hello...I have an irritated gum against the top of my tooth. It hurts to eat drink and brush on thay side. I have had this style of pain before....a p?
Small area of gum on inside side of upper molar is receding. Area is not tender or irritated, but tooth is very tender when chewing. Help!
See DDS first: Have your dentist evaluate the area. May be as simple as a pizza burn. If the dentist feels it is warranted, you may be referred to a periodontist for a consultation. ...Read more
Its been two weeks after tooth extraction and I feel my gums next to the other teeth are scratched up. They are irritated when I eat. What can I do?
See the dentist: Who extracted the tooth\teeth for a post-op evaluation and advice. ...Read more
Today I had dental work done and the gums near my tooth r sore and irritated. I feel pain radiating in teeth on that side. Can that also be from gums?
Yes: It's not uncommon to have some soreness after dental treatment. Obviously it depends upon what the actual treatment was. It should get better within a couple of days. It is always best to speak to the dentist who actually performed the treatment concerning what to expect and for how long afterwards. ...Read more
Lump on left jaw line, maybe half a grape size, my wisdom tooth is shifting, my gums are irritated. Just wondering if its a lymph node or something bad?
Lumps: "lumps" are abnormal and suggest something is wrong. A swollen lymph node should not be taken lightly. What you describe can be a localized infection, an infected lymph node, a growth or something else. One can have more than one problem at a time. It behooves you to see a dentist to determine what's going on and prevent an even more serious problem! ...Read more
See dentist: Your gums may be swollen, having some infection and all that is causing irritation. Consult your dentist. Drink cold sweet drinks and soft sweet food like ice cream ...Read more
Edentulous areas: Yes it can last a week but if longer see a dentist to see what's causing it or delaying healing. ...Read more
Yes: It is not unusual to have some facial swelling for the first 2-3 days after surgery. The gum tissue overlying and adjacent to the extraction sites may also sometimes have some irritation during that time as well. Keep the extraction sites clean by following the postoperative instructions provided by your surgeon. ...Read more
I have a deep pain from 1 or 2 teeth and/or gums on bottom. My dentist says it's irritated gum. He said there were no indication of abcess or infection and that teeth appear normal. What is problem?
Deep pain: Deep pain can be caused by a number of things, including your bite, bone loss, a necrotic nerve, and sometimes a fracture Since these things cannot be diagnosed over the internet, you will need to seek a second opinion from another local dentist (or even a specialist) to get to the "root" of your problem. All the best... ...Read more
I had wisdom teeth removed 5 years ago and every once in a while the gum feels irritated the dentist has checked the bone and gums and nothing seems to be the problem a few days ago I had minor pain and now have fluid filled blisters on the gums should I
I had veneers placed on 10 teeth in february. Since then I have been suffering with dry mouth, burning tongue, irritated gums. I have deep cracks in my tongue. Could I be allergic to the veneers?
Meds and lip drape:
Your meds may be a significant contributor to dry mouth.
Also it is not inconceivable that your lip drape over your new veneers may have changed making it harder to close your lips. When you relax or sleep your lips may now be slightly parted causing mouth breathing and drying of the tissues.
Combined with the side effect of the medications it can become severe. ...Read more
There's a lot of white tissue 2day after an extraction where the tooth was removed in 3 pieces. Gum also feel inflamed&a bit painful. Is it notmal?
Probably.: Tissue over a healing extraction site can often be white or yellow; (this part is the equivalent of a "scab" on healing skin). Keep it clean, leave it alone, follow directions from you provider (following up as needed) and it will continue to heal. ...Read more
My gum above a crowned RC tooth became inflamed and painful after I flossed last week. Red w a whitish spot right on the gum surrounding tooth???
Canker sore: Is the most common oral lesions. Most ulcers, infections will clear up by themselves within a week or two. You should see your GP or dentist if the ulcer gets worse or lasts for longer than 2 weeks. ...Read more
Can there be issue's with caps over 10 years old I woke up and my gum area around the moler that was capped is really swollen. I tried flossing around the tooth but now it seems really inflamed & increasingly painful.
Flossed behind last molar. (Always had flap of gum there.) its been swollen/inflamed/painful in gums, jaw and tooth for 3 days since. What's up?
I kissed a man for the first time & he does chew. Today my front bottom gums (not teeth) were inflamed and painful. Now my tongue feels burnt taste?
Gums: It sounds like your gums are infected. Consult your dentist for examination and treatment ...Read more
How to treat?: See a dentist to determine why it's inflamed and hurts. The cause will determine the treatment. We can only guess and there are lots of possibilities. ...Read more
My adult back top tooth fell out, I know I have, gum issues. But until I can get the nerve to go to a dentist, can I eat with the open hole.?
See a dentist ASAP: Place a temporary filling material where the tooth structure is missing. You can buy temporary filling material called Dent Temp over the counter in any pharmacy. Dental visits do more than fix tooth decay or gum issues! So, before you procrastinate your next dental visit, think of what you might be risking. Take care. ...Read more
Yes it is: Possible. See a dentist or oral surgeon asap to get it properly treated. ...Read more
My wisdom tooth just grew in a few weeks ago and it has a huge hole next to the gum that is painful. Could it have grown in with a cavity?
I knocked my bottom front tooth with my tooth brush while brushing and my tooth is now loose and it's painful at the bottom due to knocking gum?
Call: Call your Dentist and report symptoms. He/she may want to see you to establish base line. A loose tooth is not normal and should be evaluated. ...Read more
My tooth hurts and ive noticed a painful spot at the top of my gums, which I cant see. I used to dip. The pain is only on the gums and the tooth.
Tooth pain: This requires an examination and x-ray of the area to determine the cause of the pain and the appropriate treatment. I'm guessing a big cavity has affected the nerve of the tooth. Hopefully the tooth can be saved. The sooner you see a dentist the quicker you will be out of pain and the better the chance of saving the tooth. ...Read more
What would happen (other than pain) if I pull out the large nerve that came from underneath a partial upper wisdom tooth? (it is sitting on my gums)
Please see a dentist: Firstly, there is no "large nerve" for you to pull out... the nerves are embedded in you bone and gum tissue, which you cannot visualize or dissect. Secondly, you are attempting to perform dentistry, something that takes everyone else years of education and experience to master. Your best any only option is to be seen by a local dentist. Make the call. ...Read more
Tooth 14 painful on front half when chewing. Flossing on that front side causes extreme pain on gums there, and pain in the tooth. What could it be?
During cleaning, dentist hit the gum around wise tooth and it got bleeding and seperated from tooth. It is still painful and separated. Any help?
Very common: A thorough teeth cleaning may produce some gum bleeding, gum trauma and swelling. Saltwater rinses for 3-4 days may promote healing and reduce the pain. ...Read more
Swollen gums/filling: New fillings some times have a thin edge extending into the gum. The edge traps stuff and causes irritation to the gum. The DDS can smooth this and the problem is fixed. But if you have not had your teeth cleaned in over a year then this is a gum problem and your teeth need a check and a cleaning, ...Read more
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