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My Gums Are Pulling Away From My Teeth
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
Without : Without a clinical exam you have not provided enough information to hazard a guess as to what your problem is. The first impression is that you might be brushing too aggressively in that area or that you are clenching you teeth for extended periods of time. You need to schedule an exam with you dentist to get to the bottom of the problem and to be given treatment recommendations. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
My wisdom teeth are coming out and ive noticed that my teeth are getting crooked can it be the wisdom teeth pressing agains the others?
Actually, no: The wisdom teeth do not erupt with enough force to move the seven teeth located mesially to them. There are many other factors that go into the shifting of teeth over time. Follow this link and you will find more info on the subject: https://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=wisdom%20teeth%20crowding ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Referred Pain: It is always possible to get some referred pain in the head and neck region, but without radiographs and an examination, one cannot say for sure this is the cause. Calculus deposits behind your front teeth causing inflammation, and grinding are two other possiblilites. Have your local dentist take a look. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
How fast can teeth shift? Now that my wisdom teeth are coming in, i'm convinced my front teeth are moving by the day.
There is no: Defined measurement for movement. If you feel the pressure of erupting wisdom teeth causing the remaining teeth to move, you should consult with your dentist to be evaluated for removal of the involved wisdom teeth. Waiting will not solve the problem so best not to procrastinate. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Do I have periodontitis? My gums are red and puffy, only bleed sometimes when I floss and my gums are loose around my teeth. My bottom front especialy
Gingivitis for sure: Periodontitis is a chronic inflammation or infection of the tissue around the teeth and sockets and sometimes the jaw bone itself. Your description is consistent with gingivitis. This can arise from poor dental health or even from a vitamin deficiency or side effect of certain medications. See your dentist as soon as possible. It could lead to periodontitis so prompt treatment is important. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
How easy is it for teeth to get cracked? I turned my head suddenly and my bottom teeth were sliding against my top teeth. Are my teeth cracked?
Not Easily: But if traumatized by impact, grinding, or compromised by caries, they can chip or crack more readily. Enamel is the hardest substance in your body, but can still break if enough force is applied. Diamonds and granite are harder than enamel, but they too can be broken. If you grind, wear a bruxism guard to protect your teeth, and don't use them as tools. ...Read more
My front and left bottom gums are aching bad, mostly between my teeth. It feels like my gums and teeth are hurting there. What is wrong with them?
See your dentist: If your wisdom tooth has not completely erupted into position at the age of 32 and you are having recurring problems with pain and irritation from the tissue over the tooth, your options are to have the tissue removed or the tooth removed. If the tooth cannot erupt into the mouth due to inadequate space or its position, removal of tissue will only be a temporary solution. Have the tooth removed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My bottom wisdom teeth roots are wrapped around the facial nerve, so they can't be removed. So, what can I do for pain from my wisdom teeth?
Coronectomy: is a surgical option for impacted lower wisdom tooth in close proximity to the inferior alveolar nerve. A coronectomy is a procedure in which only the crown of a lower wisdom tooth is removed, leaving the root intact. For your information inferior alveolar nerve is a branch of the trigeminal nerve, not facial. Respectfully. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My frenulum connects beneathe my teeth its pulling my gums away and not giving nutrients to them what should i do so no decaying occurs?
Hi my glands under my jaw line are swollen and my gums where my bottom 2 wisdom teeth will come through are swollen and is affecting my hearing help?
My dentist said my teeth are feeling slightly loose because my wisdom teeth are coming through. He said my teeth and gums are healthy so is this why?
May be: Teeth move physiologically due to the shock-absorbing effect of the fibers that anchor the root of the tooth to the bone. There are other reasons that may cause tooth movement like bone loss due to periodontal disease or traumatic occlusion. Wisdom teeth may or may not contribute to the mobility of neighboring teeth depending on several factors. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
My front bottom teeth are crocked, pushed in. One has a cavity. My last top molars are pushed outward and sideways (not wisdom teeth). What do I do?
Invisalign or ortho: See your dentist for a full evaluation. They'll take X-rays , do a thorough exam and place fillings in teeth that need it. Invisalign is a great tool for crooked teeth and is very good at correcting them in a reasonably short period of time. See a dentist in your area that offers Invisalign and if it looks difficult they may refer you to an orthodontist. Best of luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My lower left chin and lip are numb and itching from getting my wisdom teeth pulled. Does that mean the nerves are healing ?
Progressive ...: ... Improvement in the feeling you have, compared to what it was after the local anesthesia had completely worn off, is your indication of healing. For example, if your lip was completely numb the day after surgery but now itchy several days later, that improvement is an indication of the nerve recovering. Your surgeon will explain this in more detail. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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