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Jaw Pain After Cavity Filling
Toothache : It's not uncommon to have sensitivity following the placement of a filling, especially to cold. If it aches on it's own it might indicate that the bite needs to be adjusted. The greater the intensity, frequency ; duration of the ache, the more likely it might require root canal therapy. See your dentist asap for an evaluation of the tooth. It might be a quick simple fix or something more serious! ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Can a cavity in wisdom tooth cause jaw discomfort, ear pain and burning on the mucosa around tooth but NO TOOTH PAIN. Maxilla soreness inside mouth.
My dentist recomends root canal and crown treatment after cavity filling caused extreme throbbing pain. Is this better than tooth extraction?
Possible masseter muscle in cheek strain after dentist? 3 wk constant meds.headache tooth pain ear pain. Wisd.tooth RCT & 4 fillings. Cause of pain?
Inflammation: You may have an inflamed masseter from being stretched open too long or too wide; you could also have trismus from the anesthetic injection. Other possibilities include the occlusion being off on the new restorations. Moist heat, restricted diet and anti-inflammatories should resolve muscle pain; if the bite is off you need an occlusal adjustment. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Wisdom tooth cavity. Burning nerve pain behind tooth. No tooth pain but very sensitive mucosa around tooth. Cold drink brings pain. Is tooth culprit?
Can a bottom wisdom tooth cavity cause pain in upper jaw area? My tooth doesn't hurt but jaw and eat discomfort.
Definitely, yes: When wisdom teeth cause problems, they need to come out. If you are experiencing pain, swollen gums, lymph nodes and it does not go away or if you find it difficult to open your mouth, you should see a dentist for evaluation, x-ray and wisdom teeth removal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Upper wisdom tooth cavity. No tooth pain but the mucosa around tooth and back of mouth sensitive and burning. Painful to push on gums. Jaw & ear pain.
See a dentist: When wisdom teeth cause problems, they need to come out. If you are experiencing pain, swollen gums, lymph nodes and it does not go away or if you find it difficult to open your mouth, you should see a dentist for evaluation, x-ray and wisdom teeth removal. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Pain after dentist drilled cavity and referred me to endodontic and/or maxillofacial. Is this pain normal?
It is...: ... for a very deep lesion. Your dentist referred you to either have root canal therapy started or to have the tooth extracted. Apparently a simple filling is not an option at this point, but you should ask your dentist for further information since they know your situation and my answer is only a guess based on what you posted. ...Read more
4 fillings 1 RCT on wis tooth. Jaw/teeth pain 3 wks. Sharp pain from cold air/liquid. Take ibuprofen and still a throbbing tingling. Root canal needed?
Had terrible toothache in upper left tooth. Pain went away after three days. X-rays-no root canal needed. Gums sore and cheek puffy. Root canal needed?
Probably: Radiographs are not a crystal ball... they don't disclose everything. Did your dentist check to see if the tooth was vital (alive)? Swelling may be from a periodontal issue, so yes, in that case root canal may not be needed. More info necessary to make a proper diagnosis. Have your dentist re-examine you or refer you to an endodontist if s/he can't determine the cause of your swelling. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've a molar requiring crowning. Dentist couldn't remove all cavity as it hurts bad. 3 mths observation before crowning. Will cavity worsen?
Ear and upper mouth pain along upper jaw. Pain before wisdom tooth removed, didn't solve problem. Been to three dentists and ent. Constant ache.
Mystery: We are limited as to what to attribute the cause of your symptoms to over the internet. This requires a proper and complete medical and dental history, along with a clinical exam and a full set of x-rays. You might want to get a consult at a local dental school or a teaching hospital dental residency program. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Upper wisdom tooth cavity.No tooth pain but pain behind tooth and in ear. Mucosa sensitivity where pain is. No swelling,lumps, or redness. What is it?
Tooth extracted on 5.16. Still pain in gum line prior to extraction. Difficulty opening mouth - extraction side of jaw pops & is tight. Advice?
Call: Post-op extractions can vary from person to person. The muscles may have suffered some trismus (tightening, spasms,) due to injection/s of the anesthetic, could be a TMJ/TMD issue that has been triggered, could just be the healing process. If in doubt, call and have it checked out. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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