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I couldn't have a tooth pulled because of insurance reasons a year has passed and for the past 2 weeks everything I eat is either sour or it taksed like medicine in my mouth...Right were the tooth is. Yesterday my right foot felt like pins were constantly s

I couldn't have a tooth pulled because of insurance reasons a year has passed and for the past 2 weeks everything I eat is either sour or it taksed like medicine in my mouth...Right were the tooth is. Yesterday my right foot felt like pins were constantly s

You: You need to be evaluated and treated by a dentist to prevent an infection that could compromise the condition of other teeth, gum and bone. If left untreated an infection can spread to other parts of your body, either directly or through the blood stream. It is better to have routine dental care and deal with minor problems than having to deal with a major health issue later that will be more expensive. See your dentist as soon as possible. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

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


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If you have gum disease on one tooth or one area of the mouth, does the disease spread to other teeth?

If you have gum disease on one tooth or one area of the mouth, does the disease spread to other teeth?

Seek treatment ASAP: The bacteria infection can spread through your mouth, enter the blood stream and affect other parts of the body. If you have have gum disease, you should seek treatment ASAP. ...Read more

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Why does solivia build up when you have a ulcer sitting in place of your wisdom tooth in your mouth plus medicine a oral base pain reliever?

Why does solivia build up when you have a ulcer sitting in place of your wisdom tooth in your mouth plus medicine a oral base pain reliever?

Normal response: Excess saliva is normal when any kind of stimulus including trauma is in the oral cavity. That's part of the healing and digestive response that salivary glands are supposed to do. ...Read more

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Can my jaw, gum, face soreness be from psychiatric drug use or are they solely from a tooth bonding that looks fine but made mouth feel unadjustedstil?

Can my jaw, gum, face soreness be from psychiatric drug use or are they solely from a tooth bonding that looks fine but made mouth feel unadjustedstil?

Dentist+MD = Answer: Only through consultations with your primary care physician and your dentist will you determine the actual cause of your symptoms. There are psychiatric medications that can cause grinding of the teeth, increase pressure on the jaw during sleep, and extreme dry mouth. These conditions can cause physical discomfort and should be addressed. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm starting to loose teeth from 12 years of drug use (5 months clean now) and an eating disorder what can I do to save those I have left?

I'm starting to loose teeth from 12 years of drug use (5 months clean now) and an eating disorder what can I do to save those I have left?

Schedule an Exam: You should schedule an exam with a dentist as soon as possible to figure out which teeth can be saved. ...Read more

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Do I need teeth extraction medicines for tooth removal?

Do I need teeth extraction medicines for tooth removal?

????: I am not sure of what you are asking. Do you mean you need some form of sedation to have a tooth removed? Or do you mean you need to have medication after the tooth removal procedure? Please clarify. Thank you. ...Read more

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My 4 year old son is suffering from toothache on his upper molar tooth. What medicine can I give him?

My 4 year old son is suffering from toothache on his upper molar tooth. What medicine can I give him?

Two important things: Give him what you would normally give him for a headache, perhaps tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil- follow recommended dosages on bottle carefully! Have him avoid very cold, hot and sweet foods in the meantime. Also, have him seen by a dentist as soon as possible, preferably a pedodontist (a dentist who specializes in treating young children). Discuss cavity control and routine checkups with the dentist! ...Read more

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Diseases or cause what looks like a few teeth have grown above the gum, indentation in gum where tooth was, and few diff enamal gone at gum, brushfloss, d?

Diseases or cause what looks like a few teeth have grown above the gum, indentation in gum where tooth was, and few diff enamal gone at gum, brushfloss, d?

Many possibilities: Hard to say just from your description but some answers would be periodontal disease, bruxism (teeth grinding), overly agressive tooth brushing are some examples. Either a consult with a general dentist or a periodontist would be a good idea. ...Read more

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Why is charcot-marie disease called a tooth disease when it doesn't involve teeth?

Why is charcot-marie disease called a tooth disease when it doesn't involve teeth?

All in a name...: The disease is named after those who classically described it: Jean-Martin Charcot (1825–1893), his pupil Pierre Marie (1853–1940) and Howard Henry Tooth (1856–1925).

Isn't the internet great?

http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Charcot%E2%80%93Marie%E2%80%93Tooth_disease ...Read more

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If someone has teeth that have been bad for years an have recurring tooth aches/abscesses can it cause sinus problem even brain and other disorders?  I have no insurance?

If someone has teeth that have been bad for years an have recurring tooth aches/abscesses can it cause sinus problem even brain and other disorders?  I have no insurance?

Yes, it is possible: A large enough oral infection that is left untreated or even a smaller infection in an immune compromised person can lead to complications that could cause death. Untreated oral infections, such as periodontal disease, have also been shown to increase the risk of heart attack and stroke in otherwise healthy people. ...Read more

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Can the extraction of an upper back molar tooth without bone grafting that resulted in a sinus droop commonly lead to a TMJ disorder?

Can the extraction of an upper back molar tooth without bone grafting that resulted in a sinus droop commonly lead to a TMJ disorder?

Extractions and TMJ: Not the extraction per se, but your having to open widely to get surgical access to the area can cause muscle or TMJ tenderness for a period immediately after the surgery but it would not likely cause a TMJ disorder to develop at a later time. ...Read more

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Teeth are falling out in back of mouth on its own. Should I be concerned about a mouth disease?

Teeth are falling out in back of mouth on its own. Should I be concerned about a mouth disease?

Bad Dentition: Yes. This is in no way the normal situation in humans. You must get to the dentist and learn how to take care of your teeth! ...Read more

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How to go about preventing, diagnosing and treating diseases, injuries and malformations of the teeth, jaws and mouth?

How to go about preventing, diagnosing and treating diseases, injuries and malformations of the teeth, jaws and mouth?

The answer: The answer to your question is much too broad and cannot be answered in the limited space allowed us. Please research these subjects on your own and then if you have specific questions or need clarification, I'm sure there are many dentists on this website who would love to help you. ...Read more

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Are there better ways to floss my teeth? I've always been quite bad at flossing. I have a small mouth, and crowded teeth, so it's a chore. I see bunches of other ways to floss in the drug store though. Are any of these others ways better for people like m

Are there better ways to floss my teeth? I've always been quite bad at flossing. I have a small mouth, and crowded teeth, so it's a chore. I see bunches of other ways to floss in the drug store though. Are any of these others ways better for people like m

Though: Though there are devices to aid flossing, nothing has come out to replace it. I would suggest you get some help from your hygienist in technique. They have a lot of knowledge and are willing to share. Iwould also suggest you consider straightening - perhaps invisalign (though you would need to be evaluated to see if it would work for you). ...Read more

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Hi, am using bactron on my lip and it went into my mouth, and now I have toothache only the teeth on the side where I apply the medicine.?

Hi, am using bactron on my lip and it went into my mouth, and now I have toothache only the teeth on the side where I apply the medicine.?

Bactroban (mupirocin) toothache: That seems unusual to me. I would suggest going to the dentist and getting things checked out. ...Read more

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Ex drug addict drugs and bad choices left my teeth ruined, trying to save up for implants or something to fix my mouth, any advice about options I have?

Ex drug addict drugs and bad choices left my teeth ruined, trying to save up for implants or something to fix my mouth, any advice about options I have?

Dental schools: Offer reduced rate and good quality care by students who are well supervised. See if you can find one in your location. Congratulations on your recovering. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What medicine that I can use if I want to fight bad breath and it not that I don’t brush my teeth. My teeth are white and clean? Which mouth was that can help

What medicine that I can use if I want to fight bad breath and it not that I don’t brush my teeth. My teeth are white and clean? Which mouth was that can help

Breath: Your breath issue MAY be related to your diet. Please eliminate strong-smelling foods and see what happens. Also, do you use a mouth wash? Do you floss your teeth? Please see your dentist. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can I get a disease from an unethical dentist placing someone elses rotten teeth in my mouth without my consent while I under? I recently stayed at a place that claimed that they help homeless people with shelter. There was a sign up that said that the p

Can I get a disease from an unethical dentist placing someone elses rotten teeth in my mouth without my consent while I under? I recently stayed at a place that claimed that they help homeless people with shelter. There was a sign up that said that the p

You: You clearly sound very upset about this. I am concerned about the health of your teeth, but am also concerned about your mental health. It is possible for an individual to perpetually think that others are out to harm him or her. Granted, there are dangers in the world but some people are more apt to see things as threatening or dangerous. Have you received mental health care in the past? This would likely benefit you. ...Read more

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The gums on the bottom left side of my mouth hurt and bleed when I brush my teeth. Could it be some oral disease?

The gums on the bottom left side of my mouth hurt and bleed when I brush my teeth. Could it be some oral disease?

Gingivitis: Sounds like a case of gingivits. If it has been a long time since your last cleaning, tartar can build up and irritate the gums making them painful and bleed easily. Time to give the dentist a call. ...Read more

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My front teeth ache, I have no cavities, no diseases of the mouth, and have been using a night guard. What could it be?

My front teeth ache, I have no cavities, no diseases of the mouth, and have been using a night guard. What could it be?

Many things: Without an examination any suggestion is just a shot in the dark. It could be trauma from when you were 15 years old, it could be continued trauma from your bite, it could be dens in dente. It is impossible to say over the internet. ...Read more

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My mother has periodontal disease, it's pretty serious but she has not lost any teeth yet, can removing all of her teeth fix the very bad mouth odor?

My mother has periodontal disease, it's pretty serious but she has not lost any teeth yet, can removing all of her teeth fix the very bad mouth odor?

Treatment plan: Speak to your general dentist and or periodontist for a complete evaluation and treatment plan prior to the extraction of any teeth. ...Read more

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When ever brush my teeth, it's star bleeding form gums and my teeth are weak also. There's always bad dour from my mouth please suggest me some medicine.

When ever brush my teeth, it's star bleeding form gums and my teeth are weak also. There's always bad dour from my mouth please suggest me some medicine.

Pill or liquid: Pills, liquids, ointments, will not cure your problems. You have infected gums and damaged teeth. Please see a dentist to help you get back into a state of optimum health and to help you maintain the result. You can't do this alone...See a dentist. ...Read more

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Does the mouth wash they give you after having your wisdom teeth removed burn/cause pain. It's 0.12% of medicine I can't remember the name as of now?

Does the mouth wash they give you after having your wisdom teeth removed burn/cause pain. It's 0.12% of medicine I can't remember the name as of now?

Chlorhexidine: The mouthwash you were likely given is 0.12% Chlorhexidine and goes by the names of perioguard or perished. It can cause a little burning due to its alcohol content especially is you rinse too aggressively or for too long of time. Think of how listerine burns your gums when you rinse with it. The keys are to rinse gently for about 30 seconds two times per day (unless your doctor said differently) ...Read more

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Do you know why the top of my mouth is yellow? And I'm scared about going to the dentist in case I have something like gum disease., I'm 18 and my teeth are also yellowish and the back of my bottom teeth are yellow with black bits but only visible whe

Do you know why the top of my mouth is yellow? And I'm scared about going to the dentist in case I have something like gum disease., I'm 18 and my teeth are also yellowish and the back of my bottom teeth are yellow with black bits but only visible whe

Multiple Issues: So hard diagnose these things over the internet, especially without being able to examine you. But a local dentist can. You're an adult now, no need to be scared. If you have a problem, it will only get worse without treatment. Seek the help of a local dentist. ...Read more

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Burning mouth syndrome wrecked my my mouth. Teeth are crumbling and have an infection with pus. Multiple sites. On cipro (ciprofloxacin). Is this an appropriate drug?

Burning mouth syndrome wrecked my my mouth. Teeth are crumbling and have an infection with pus. Multiple sites. On cipro (ciprofloxacin). Is this an appropriate drug?

Burning mouth syndro: Burning mouth syndrome does not cause crumbling teeth or gum infections. Dry mouth due to lack or loss of saliva can cause rampant decay if there is poor oral hygiene. Infections with pus sounds like gum disease, but may be due to a systemic disease.

Cipro is not known as a treatment for burning mouth or gum disease.

You need to coordinate treatment between your dentist and physician. ...Read more

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They're planning on doing some fillings and injecting medicine into my mouth with me under laughing gas for my wisdom teeth, what does it do to you?

They're planning on doing some fillings and injecting medicine into my mouth with me under laughing gas for my wisdom teeth, what does it do to you?

"laughing gas": Nitrous oxide has been used in dentistry and medicine for many years. It is used in combination with local numbing agents injected around nerves and other pain medications and sedatives. It reduces feelings of anxiety, and can put you into a dream like state. It must always be used with other anesthetic agents. It is short acting agent whose effects end shortly after gas is turned off. ...Read more