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Jaw Pain After Dental Cleaning
Immediately: Remember that "dental work" are surgical procedures and may have a protracted healing time. If you are in pain, if you have bleeding or swelling, immediately call your treating Dentist and report your concerns. He/she may want to see hoofer reevaluation. Call now. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Periodontitis is inflammation and infection of the ligaments and bones that support the teeth. It is important to have the teeth cleaned thoroughly. This may involve use of various instruments or devices to loosen and remove deposits from the teeth (scaling). Meticulous home oral hygiene is necessary after professional tooth cleaning to limit further destruction. The dentist or hygienist will demonstrate brushing and flossing techniques. It is often recommended that patients with periodontitis have professional tooth cleaning more frequently ...Read more
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
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
See your dentist: There are many and various tooth problems which could match hot nerve tooth pain (nerve infection, gum infection, etc.). I can appreciate your concerned about your dental health, but finding a proper diagnosis and treatment may be the answer to your worries. Many options are available, not only extraction. Rec.: see your dentist for examination, x-rays and treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Deep cleaning done for 2mm gum pocket. Right after cleaning, tooth started to be painful when bite on. Been 3 days. Cause? Dentist injured anywhere?
Sore tooth: 2mm is within normal limits. Deep cleaning usually done for pockets 3mm or greater. If you had tarter below the gum line, and it was removed, the damaged gum tissues were probably also curetted. This is a surgical procedure, and will take a few days to heal. If you are hitting that tooth prematurely when you function, a slight occlusal adjustment may be needed. See your Dentist. ...Read more
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
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 lower rt wisdom tooth extracted 3 months ago using local. Tooth impacted took 1 1/2 hours to remove. Swollen still, clicking jaw, stuffy ears tmj?
Problems still: Swelling is the tissue response to an injury or infection. I would check with your dentist to see which of these exists. The clicking indicates you have a problem inside the joint and since the back of the joint shares structures with the ear, there may be a relationship there as well. That will require a more comprehensive evaluation and treatment as TMJ problems don't cure themselves. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
Disc in TMJ dislocated after dentist inject too near jaw muscle. Face, jaw, teeth, ear pain. Been 8 weeks. Baclofen, Nsaid, jaw exercise. Not better.
Jaw pain : Have you followed up with the dentist yet? If not I suggest you do. ...Read more
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
My dentist recomends root canal and crown treatment after cavity filling caused extreme throbbing pain. Is this better than tooth extraction?
Gum slicing pain from extraction a year ago. Recent Root canal, another extraction, causing more severe gum & tooth pain. 5 dentist & oral clueless.
Proper exam: you need to do your homework and find the right place to go to,an oral surgeon or a qualified dentist who can give you the proper physical and radiological examination to reach to a diagnosis and a treatment plan for your condition,weather it's a remaining root from previous extraction or remains infections I'm sure it can be taken care of. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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
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.
Wide opening: When wisdom teeth are removed, the mandible (lower jaw) is stretched out wider than usual for the dentist/oral surgeon to extract the teeth. Depending upon the removal process (surgical or not, ) the duration of the procedure may also affect the muscles/tmj complex. I would see the dr. Who removed the teeth asap. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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