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It Hurts To Brush My Teeth
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
Teeth: When the dental hygienist cleans your teeth that can irritate the gums, and your nerves. I would anticipate that this pain should settle down in a few days. I would notify your dentist if it does not. ...Read more
When i brush my teeth my gum top and bottom bleed I have switched tooth brushed to a soft brissled toothbrush. I don't bush hard. What could it be?
Need a cleaning: If it has been a long time since you had your teeth cleaned, there may be tartar and calculus below your gumline. This can cause inflammation and make your gums bleed very easily, even with a soft toothbrush. The problem will get better when it is removed, but you will need to see a dentist. Schedule an appointment to have them take a look. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Gingival inflammatio: First, you should be using an extra soft toothbrush. Any other firmness can hurt the guns even when gums are healthy. Secondly, monitor your force when brushing lastly, if gums bleed when brushing, you may have inflammation or gingivitis causing pain. If this is the case see your dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swollen front gum. Dentist said to floss to cure. When I use flosser, it bleeds. How do I floss without "over flossing" and irritating it more?
Gums hurt so suddenly. I floss & brush daily. Teeth feels real bunched up together. Haven't got my wisdom teeth pulled out yet. Is it my wisdom teeth?
Gingivitis or worse?: Bleeding gums are usually caused by some form of periodontal (gum) disease. Early stage is called gingivits while this can progress to a more serious form known as periodontitis. There are other causes. See your own dentist for an evaluation and appropriate treatment. ...Read more
When wisdom teeth smells and dentist doesn't want to remove it as it will move all my teeth again what can I do, flossing and brushing doesn't help ?
See another dentist: First, removing a wisdom tooth should have no effect on other teeth moving. The cause of your problem cannot be determined over the internet without personally examining you and see an x-ray of the area. My suggestion would be to see another dentist if what your dentist says does not make sense to you nor solve your problem. ...Read more
There is a extra tooth on my gums on the top jaw should i get it remover its hard to brush my teeth an it just make me look weird to wear i cant smile?
See your dentist: The supernumerary tooth might cause esthetic and functional problems, especially if it is situated in the upper jaw. Earlier intervention is recommended in the form of surgical or orthodontic treatment and combination in order to minimize unwanted side effects. See your dentist for proper diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is anything wrong with my gum, it bleeds whenever i'm brushing my teeth. I use medium brush. What can I do to keep my teeth and gum healthy?
See your dentist : First in my opinion, it's always best to use a soft bristled tooth brush only. Bleeding gums may be from many things or combinations of dental and medical causes. By far, the most likely cause is plaque & calculus buildup on your teeth & under your gums. See you dentist who can evaluate exactly what is causing your gums to bleed & how best to treat you and then maintain healthy teeth and gums. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When i brush my teeth my gums burn causing me to quit brushing. Haven't seen a dentist for some timw
I brush my teeth religiously but my gums are hurting a lot since 3 teeth have chipped to the gumline terrified to go to a dentist?
Contact dentist: Speak to the dentist prior to the treatment. Oral analgesics and nitrous oxide are suggestions for a fearful patient, coupled with profound local anesthesia. Another option, but more expensive, would be to have an anesthesiologist administer anesthesia while the dentist performs your dental work. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have braces bcoz of spaces between my front teeth but suddenly d gums between it swell & it hurts when i brush it. I regularly brush & use mouthwash?
Orthodontist: Please speak to your orthodontist. As discussed in my prior answer to a similar post you made, since there is less space between your teeth, the gum tissue has been compressed in that area. Over time things should be fine. Great oral hygiene will help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I chiped my wisdom tooth it doesn't hurt but im very over protective of my teeth will all my other teeth fall out i clean rince brush and floss
A : A chip on your wisdom tooth will not mean that all of your other teeth will fall out. As dr edderai explained, it is probably something minor, but it's best to get it checked out by a dentist. It could be that you have a caivity there and the tooth became weak because of the demineralization. Hopr this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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