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Lower Front Tooth Pain
Your pain: Is more than likely associated with gum recession, localized inflammation, exposure of root structure. If its in the lower anterior midline, could also result from a muco-gingival defect, requiring a gum graft and a frenectomy. Seldom does sinus involvement have an effect on lower anterior teeth. Best to bd seen by a dentist. All the best. ...Read more
Can an impacted lower left wisdom tooth cause pain? Also, can you feel the wisdom tooth pain in lower front jaw? Under front bottom teeth?
EXTREME lower tooth pain, 3rd tooth to left of 1st right molar. If I have an abscess, or something else can they do a root canal on front teeth?
See a dentist: So hard to determine what you need or what can be done, sight uneen. ...Read more
Examination: Require complete clinical and radiographic imaging examination to accurately diagnose the problem. However, in the absence of obvious decay or abscess or periodontal (gum) disease, the most likely cause is clenching / grinding. Typically, this is caused by stress and is termed a parafunctional habit. Important to see your Dentist for evaluation, diagnosis and appropriate treatment. Good Luck. ...Read more
Tooth pain front anterior (#26) — electric shock tooth pain -pulse of sort of pain — pain rating : 3 pain last about 1 sec?
Visit your dentist: Did you have a trauma to your lower anterior jaw area? It sounds like maybe you may have a chip at the edge of the tooth, and you may even have exposed dentin (inside part of tooth under enamel) or even an exposed nerve. If not, you may have tooth abrasion caused by overzealous brushing or even an occlusal issue. Visit your dentist, and he/she can tell you what is going on. ...Read more
Hit in mouth, now front right tooth pain and it's loose, what should I do? I have a flipper for my front left from previous accident
Loose Tooth: You need to avoid the sport you are doing without ac ousting mouth guard. You need to see a Dentist right away for evaluation of your tooth. ...Read more
I had a left lower inner tooth pain for a month before 2 weeks. Now I have gum swelling under the same tooth and with no pain on tooth and gum.?
Infection: Your description of progressive symptoms sounds like an infection is present in this area it could be in the tooth or the related structures. I strongly advise you to have the area examined immediately to avoid the possible spread of the infection. Your dentist will be able to identfy the source and recommend the required treatment. ...Read more
I am 58 yrs old, last tooth lower jaw was filled with silver 20 yrs back.since then no problem.yesterday same tooth pain started, today I went to doct?
And "Doct" said?: What did the Doctor Say? Hopefully it was a Dentist, not a Physician or a Chiropractor or an Optometrist. Teeth with large old fillings sometimes fracture, or the filling may begin to leak and there could be recurrent decay, or other reasons. Work with your Dentist to determine cause and appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Loose tooth front bottom crack in tooth small bump at bottom of tooth sometime with pulse in it no tooth pain is that normal?
Contact DDS: See your dentist ASAP for an evaluation. Possible history of past trauma or decay, if the tooth can be saved, treat it immediately, if the tooth is deemed non-restorable, have a treatment plan for the replacement if possible. ...Read more
Severe tooth pain left side only, upper and lower. Reg xray, panoramic show nothing. Can an endodontist see anything different?
Perhaps: Being an endodontist, if I were presented with a patient with your symptoms, besides my regular testing, I would order a cone beam ct scan. This scan shows me a 3d view of the area, and often can reveal pathology not usually seen with the regular 2d xray radiographs. Also, the endodontist has experience in seeing patients with difficult diagnostic issues, so they may have seen similar patients. ...Read more
Tooth pain throbbing on left side. Left side molar hurts. Have a permanent retainer on the front bottom teeth, is the molar being impacted
See a dentist: Sounds like not impaction. It is dental abscess. The only way to cure a dental abscess is with dental treatment. We have now entered an era where some bacterial species are resistant to the full range of antibiotics presently available. See your dentist for evaluation and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more
I have tooth pain on one side on both the lower and bottom jaws. Swelling in cheek and this didn't start happening until fillings. Hurts to eat
Right front tooth pain when I touch/rub my nose, been to the dentist had X-ray done no abscess presents, tooth was perfectly healthy could be sensitive?
Get 2nd opinion: Just because nothing was seen on that X-Ray, does not mean you may not have a tooth problem! See an Endodontist for a thorough exam of the area, including new radiographs at different angles and pulp testing of the sore tooth! ...Read more
I need emergency dentist in miami have terrible extreme tooth pain can you help me
i have no insurance or job I am in really severe pain thank you for your help it is a miolar on the bottom row of teeth if you looked at my two front bottom teeth
You're right.: Absolutely correct, you need to see a dentist right away. Check in to public health clinics in your state or a dental school--these options often work better for people with extra time and scant funds. Good luck! ...Read more
Non-vital nerve: This is only a guess. Without evaluating the tooth personally and examining a radiograph, it is impossible to tell. You may have traumatized it years ago and now the non-vital nerve is causing problems. It can also be your bite. See a local dentist for a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more
I have had a possible sinus infection for over 2 weeks. With OTC treatment made better, have ear and lower tooth pain now. Severe for a day? Related?
Yes: Go to doctor for evaluation and treatment. When your teeth and ears start hurting those can be a sign of worsening sinus infection not just a cold. ...Read more
Chipped back molar no tooth pain but tongue sore from rubbing. Discomfort in upper and lower jaw area. Molar on bottom. Can this cause jaw pain 2?
Definitely, yes: Traumatic ulcers of the tongue are usually the cause of the jaw pain. They are next to the cause of the damage (broken, sharp tooth) and go away once the source of the problem is removed. Fix your molar ASAP. ...Read more
I used an ear bud to clean my wax. I now have soreness on the left side of my mouth which also causes tooth pain on lower molar. Is this connected?
No: I can't imagine how these could be connected... unless there's something you're not telling us! Best of luck! ...Read more
I broke my lower right wisdom tooth. Pain in tooth, jaw, ear and gland under ear. Can it spread to upper jaw? Also, pain cheekbone, orbital bones, temple
Trauma?: Was this the result of an accident, or some traumatic injury? If yes, then need to see an oral surgeon. If you broke your wisdom tooth due to large decay, then it is likely infected, and you need to see an oral surgeon as well. ...Read more
A week ago I received a filling of a lower molar which had a 50/50 shot of needing a root canal. I have not had any pain; however, over the past two days my throat has been bothering me. Should I be worried about infection even without any tooth pain?
I get sinus pain, shooting left ear pain + tooth pain on the left side lower molar+ canker sores on my lip. How are lip sores related to sinus pain?
Unrelated problems: 1. A sinus infection or inflammation can cause an ear pain, These problems should be managed by your PCP or ENT. 2. Toothache -see a dentist 3. Mouth sores (aphthous ulcers) are painful sores inside the mouth. The sore may be painful for three or four days, but complete healing usually takes ten to fifteen days. Canker sores may recur many times each year. No cure is available. ...Read more
Many things...: Lots of different things can cause tooth pain, and the remedies are specific. You really need to determine the cause and correct it rather than miserably trying one mediocre intervention after another. Fortunately many solutions are both quick and simple. See your dentist and be well :). ...Read more
Diagnosis: In order to treat your pain definitively you need to see the dentist to make an accurate diagnosis. Once you have a diagnosis they may recommend what type of treatment is needed to relieve you pain. For short term discomfort if you have no contraindications, Ibuprofen may be helpful. ...Read more
See your dentist: Today, many people want to try all kinds of home remedies for various ailments and pains which in most cases only effects the symptoms, not the real problem. A toothache is not one of those to try to treat yourself. Depending on the cause of the pain, only a dentist can diagnose and advise you of the best way to eliminate the pain and the cause of the pain. Don't wait until the pain gets severe. ...Read more
See dentist: The best thing to take is a visit to your dentist to have the tooth evaluated to determine what is causing the pain, and most important of all, treatment options to eliminate the pain. Until you see the dentist, ibuprofen, Tylenol, (acetaminophen) aspirin or Aleve can be used. ...Read more
Why does it hurt?: If you recently had dental work, call your dentist. If you didn't, call your dentist. Like a splinter in your finger, dental pain exists because there is a problem. Would you take pain medication and antibiotics to manage the splinter? Not likely: you would take it out! Solve the problem. Take fewer meds & be well :-). ...Read more