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Licking Inside Of Bottom Teeth
I cant stop licking back of bottom front teeth. Took Saprhis 5 mg once and after discontinuing this happened. I also am on Geodon (ziprasidone) 80 mg but not bad b4?
Side effect: Not sure what your question actually is. However, what you describe could be a side effect of the both or either medication and is consistent with a condition called tardive dyskinesia. Consult with your prescribing physician as there are medications that may help minimize these type of side effects. ...Read more
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
Is there any medicine out there that will help me stop licking the back of my bottom front teeth. Also feel like tongue is enlarged. On Geodon (ziprasidone) 80 only?
Yes...: Yes, there are medications your doctor can prescribe to help minimize the side effects of Geodon (ziprasidone). It is important to get on these medications as soon as possible. Frequently, one of these medications is prescribed when a person is first placed on this type of antipsychotic medication. Consult with your physician/psychiatrist as soon as possible. ...Read more
Can taking 5 mg of Saphris (asenapine) once and then stop cause anxiety? I can't stop licking back of bottom row of teeth. I had similar symptoms when On celexa.
Lip licking: And other movements w/tongue and lips can be a side effect of some medications. Please see your doc and tell him/her about this. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Will cogentin heal tongue enlargement and tongue licking back of bottom tooth caused by geodon (ziprasidone) and other antipsychotics I was on?
I have this bad habit of licking the back of my teeth, I do it so much my tongue becomes sensitive and numb? Why can't I stop? What's causing this?
Shape of teeth: Often if you have spaces between your lower anterior teeth, chips, or tartar accumalation in that area your tongue will migrate to the area. Generally, you are probably an anxious person. Your mind tells your tongue to lick the back of your teeth unconsciously to the point that you are abbessed by it. I recommend when you catch youself try feeling what the tongue is focusing on and get it fixed. ...Read more
I am excessively licking the floor of my mouth I compared the part close to my teeth to my parent s and brother and mine are too thin what should I do?
See a dentist: You need to see a dentist for an evaluation of the area and your para-functional habit. ...Read more
I've just got braces and now realise that I have a habit of licking the roof of my mouth/back of my teeth and it hurts - How do I stop??
Habits: Stopping habits requires recognition (which you already realize) and will power. It's really that simple. No one can do it for you and there are no special tricks. Occupy your thoughts with other diversions.... sports, reading, games, conversation, etc. ...Read more
When my friend is sleeping her mouth were open wide and her tongue r moving like licking her teeth. Y is that? She did it few time, pretty gross
Nocturnal: Your friend is not abnormal. Many things happen while we are asleep and to those awake around us it might seem strange. The joy is first of all you are asleep and second you are unaware and can't remember the weird things you do. Just be glad your friend doesn't bite her friends in her sleep. ...Read more
Is it sharp?: A sharp canine sometimes induces the tongue to go to the area to "pad" the sharp edge. Ask your dentist to reshape or smooth out the canine if this is the case. Do we have tongue biting during function (eating or chewing or swallowing)? Is your canine erupted in the wrong position (ectopic eruption)? Minor tooth movement with aligner sometimes can help to change the position. ...Read more
Metallic/sour taste in mouth, licking lips is worse. Why is this, and what causes it? I have had problems w/acid lately and ibs.
I am hoping someone can help I put on blistix and some got in my mouth so I may have swallowed a bit by licking my lips what should I do is it harmful?
Blistex: What you describe is quite common and should not be of any concern. Don't use excessively, you only need a minimal amount on area. ...Read more
What is the likely of HIV infection thro giving cunnilingus/body licking if there was no vaginal fluids/body sweat and no mouth cuts/sores? Need test?
Need more info: I would need more information to help you out with this. This could be due to multiple problems, such as dental decay, periodontal disease or grinding of the teeth. My best recommendation is to make an appointment with a local dentist for a full evaluation. ...Read more
Could be from: Clenching or grinding. Best to be evaluated by a dentist. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Bruxism is chronic grinding and/or clenching the teeth (biting really hard). This usually occurs during sleep, but it is an unconscious habit that can also occur during the day. It is often the result of stress, but can also be the result of an uneven bite.
Check with your dentist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Night Guards: There are many different types of custom night guards, both in design and using different types of materials. Sometimes it's best to fabricate an upper night guard, sometimes it's best to use a lower one and often it doesn't matter. Each case is different based upon many factors. Some dentists also have more training as to which ones to use and why. Discuss this with your own dentist. ...Read more
Unrestorability: The canine teeth are some of the longest in your mouth. The need to extract is based on clinical findings, which can include periodontitis, fracture, inadequate endodontic access to a patent canal, or lack of adequate tooth structure. Ask your dentist for your situation. ...Read more
Veneers or bleaching: I'm assuming you are referring to the part of the tooth towards the gum line? If so the color of normal teeth will be darker as it gets closer to the gum line. This is because the enamel gets thinner as it gets closer to the roots of your teeth. And the roots of your teeth are much more "yellower." you may be able to remedy it with some bleaching or veneers. ...Read more
Call a dentist: Make an appointment, have the tooth examined and restored. The longer you wait the worse the lesion will get. ...Read more
Gap: Has it always been there or have the teeth gradually spread? See your dentist for an evaluation of your dental gum health and if it is due to gum disease get the disease treated and when stable it may be possible to veneer the teeth to close the space. If you have always had this space there are many options from veneers to orthodontics. ...Read more
Referred pain: It is not uncommon to experience pain in one tooth, but to have the dental problem diagnosed with a different one. This is called referred pain. Pain from an infected tooth can travel from tooth to tooth on the same side of the jaw or from the top teeth to a bottom tooth, and sometimes even to the ear. See a dentist for treatment. ...Read more
No: All dentists must take an x-ray of any area that they will diagnose and treat. That is the standard of care in the u. S. X-rays help us to see things that aren't visible in the mouth and can significantly aid in proper diagnosis, and treatment of oral structures. You wouldn't want to waste your money fixing something if it isn't fixed right the first time, would you? ...Read more
Tori: It is very likely that you have hard bony growths that are called Torus (i). Please see photo I attached. If so, then there is no treatment needed. ...Read more