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My Mouth Is Hurting After A Filling What Should I Do For Pain
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
It been a week since my fillings and my mouth still hurts. Can't eat any food cause it hurts. Normal..?
No: Not if it's a week and it hurts you that much. It might require a bite adjustment or further treatment. Call and let your own dentist know. He\she will probably want to see you to re-evaluate the tooth and see what needs to be done to get you comfortable. Don't just wait or take pain medication. Call for an appointment. Feel better. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I just had a composite filling done about 8 hours ago, and it hurts chewing, and even when I move my mouth. It was polished there. What could be wrong
Depends...: After having a filling placed it is not unusual for the tooth to be a bit sensitive. However, if your tooth was causing you pain before, then you may have needed something different than a filling. Typically a cavity won't cause severe pain unless the nerve is involved. If the post-op discomfort is just sensitivity then give it some time. If you are having spontaneous pain, see your dentist asap. ...Read more
I got fillings on one side this AM for an hour and now my jaw hurts a LOT and feels like it's stiffening. It hurts to open my mouth..normal?
Trauma...: Likely trauma or muscle soreness from having mouth open so long and from injection of the local anesthetic. Apply warm compresses and do slow exercises of opening and closing a bit at a time but not sofar as to be painful. Take NSAIDs for pain relief and their antiinflammatory effect. ...Read more
A few days ago i went to dentist and had a numbing jab to remove a filling.It now hurts to open my mouth wide or poke my tongue out .?
I went to the dentist to have 3 fillings done about a week ago now my whole mouth hurts horribly bad mainly my cheeks and jaw what could be causing it?
Muscle spasms: Often times when the mouth is held open for a long time during a procedure the muscles that control the jaw movements go into spasm and hurt very much. Usually time takes care of it but i would recommend advil (ibuprofen) and heat packs to try and get some relief now. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It should not: There are different types of sedation with different properties and levels of consciousness. With most sedation techniques, a local anesthetic is still administered so your mouth should be numb during the procedure. What you feel and remember during the procedure will depend upon the type of sedation you have, the effectiveness of the local anesthetic, and what type of procedure you are having. ...Read more
Dentist yesterday AM for filling. Still hurts to open mouth & red/pain at the injection site of the local anesth. Is this normal, & for how long?
Injection trauma: The needles we use are extremely sharp and fine, but as they penetrate the tissue they may injure muscles, blood vessels or other tissues. This almost always quickly subsides (1-3 days) although I cannot give you a definite time frame. You can use warm salt water rinses and OTC pain medication such as Advil, Motrin, Aleve (naproxen) or what you would normally take for a headache. ...Read more
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