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My Molar Tooth Hurts
For the last few days my molar tooth on the top hurts of I stomp or jump (only at the moment of impact). No other pain. What could be up?
A number of things: If your teeth don't touch when this happens, it is most likely an inflamed or infected nerve or a sinusitis or sinus infection. If your teeth do touch when this happens, then add a bite discrepancy or fracture in the tooth or root. Your dentist should be able to easily figure out the cause of your problem. ...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
My top right molar tooth began hurting today out of no where. I was fine all day, until I pressed my teeth down. Only hurts when I chew. What is it?
See a dentist: Tooth could be fractured or infected. You need to see a dentist as soon as possible to determine what is causing the pain and what needs to be done about it. ...Read more
See a dentist: You need a dental evaluation, possible x rays and dental care. ...Read more
Lower molar tooth hurts when biting down. Had root canal several years ago have filling. No crown. No sensitivity to head or cold. Thought?
Hi I have had tooth pain in my molar tooth and also my ears are throbbing my dentist said no cavities what could this be?
Molar tooth with crown has very obvious fistula pus tract where tooth and gum meet. No tooth pain. Not sensitive to hot/cold. See an endodontist or?
Poor prognosis: Poor prognosis. See DDS first. He will refer if indicated. ...Read more
24 male....enlarged submental and submandibular node on both side....molar tooth on both side hurts and infected reason? .
Enlarged nodes: Infections spread to other parts of the body and can lead to serious complications including death. An infected tooth can spread infection to adjacent lymph nodes which are the body's attempt to try to contain the infection. Get a dental evaluation and treatment asap. This will not go away; it will only get worse. Even in the absence of pain, there is hidden danger. ...Read more
I had a top molar tooth extracted 4 days ago. The clot is very dark, almost black with light spots. Is that normal? It doesn't hurt, just looks gross.
I had a molar tooth extracted on Friday. The stiches they put in my mouth hurt. Is this normal? They are dissolvable stitches.
Probably ok: If tissues are badly swollen, however, the tissues can be pulling on the stitches. Call the Dentist or Oral Surgeon that did your surgery, that's the person that knows your circumstance the best. Additional treatment may be warranted. Let your Dentist or specialist Oral Surgeon make the appropriate decisions with you. ...Read more
Very carefully: Your dentist or oral surgeon has the proper tools and training to remove the tooth even if it does not seem loose to you. Sometimes, depending on root anatomy, it is taken out in pieces. Often the dentist will want to place a bone graft material in the vacant site to improve healing and your options of a future implant. ...Read more
Yes: If you have been to a dentist and they told you that the abcessed tooth needs to me extracted, it needs to be done. Leaving the tooth as is will only worsen the infection with time. ...Read more
A range: Of between 9 and 11 years of age is when the first primary molar typically falls out. ...Read more
Yes: You can tell because baby teeth look different than adult teeth. They are usually smaller versions of the adult tooth. If you still are not sure, visit your dentist and he or she can tell by looking at it or taking an xray. There you can also find out what happened to the adult tooth. ...Read more
Procedure time: I can't speak for others. In my office: 15-45 minutes from start to finish in most cases. It depends upon how long it takes the patient to get numb, how loose the tooth is along with the difficulty of the extraction. ...Read more
Last molar tooth on the right became really sensitive last night for some unknown reason, please help!?
Unknown reason: That sums it up. It's unknown why your molar is sensitive, to you and everyone else on this panel. Without an examination and a radiograph, your problem is a mystery. Please call a local dentist for an appointment and treatment of that problematic tooth. ...Read more
I have pain in my upper last molar tooth, so unsure if it's dying or to the other teeth if a molar tooth is removed?
Have it extracted: The last molar is commonly reffered to as the wisdom tooth. This tooth is very important in relation to your life. An infection in this particular too can lead to spinal cord and brain infection, and death. This tooth was the single most cause of deaths in mammals. For humans the average lifespan was 33 to 37 years because u usually died of a tooth infection in the early days, prior to dentistry ...Read more
What to do if I had my molar tooth on top of it there's a black thing. And also the side of it. Is it an algae. Does it eats it?
Needs to be seen..: Call a local dentist for an appointment. I know it's not algae, but the tooth certainly needs attention. ...Read more
Are you 30 years old with a retained baby molar?
You need to see a dentist for a radiograph (x-ray) to see the remaining roots of that molar as well as determine if there is an adult tooth under the gumline (unlikely) and the space available for placement of a dental implant to replace that soon-to-be missing tooth. ...Read more
See a dentist: Let a local dentist take a look and advise you of your treatment options. Feel better soon... ...Read more
Sensitivity: Lingering sensitivity to hot and/ or cold, pressure pain or pain while chewing, and swelling are all signs. ...Read more
Back grinding teeth: The permanent molars occupy the most posterior portion of the dental arch. They are the primary grinding teeth in the mouth. Adult humans have twelve molars, in four groups of three at the back of the mouth. The third, rearmost molar in each group is called a wisdom tooth. It is the last tooth to appear, breaking through the gum tissue at about the age of twenty. ...Read more
5 to 25 years: In general, according to the insurance industry at least 5years. We prefer to think between 10 to 30 years. It wil depend on a lot of factors such as oral hygiene. Check up visits, quality of workmanship, dental materials skills and expertise of the dentist. They tend to fail because of fracture of the porcelain, new caries around the gum line or even from gum disease that weakens the bone. ...Read more
Dental visit: You need to see a qualified dentist to evaluate and repair the dental defect. ...Read more
Tooth sensitivity: Sensitive to what? Cold? Heat? Pressure? It could me a number of things. Merely giving you a list of possibilities really won't be of any aid to you. I suggest that you see a dentist who can clinically examine you, take a couple of x-rays and determine the cause of your discomfort. ...Read more
My baby molar tooth won't move or wiggle and I feel the adult tooth growing. What's going to happen?
Normal: The permanent molars come in behind the baby molars. It is after the permanent molars come in that the permanent bicuspids come in and push the baby molars our of the way. ...Read more
The permanent molars occupy the most posterior portion of the dental arch. They are the primary grinding teeth in the mouth. Adult humans have twelve molars, in four groups of three at the back of the mouth. The third, rearmost molar in each group is called a wisdom tooth. It is the last tooth to appear, breaking through the gum tissue at about ...Read more
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