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How long could you allow an abcessed tooth to go untreated before it infects the vital organs of the body? How long before systemic shock would occur?

How long could you allow an abcessed tooth to go untreated before it infects the vital organs of the body? How long before systemic shock would occur?

Many variables: Firstly, you shouldn't allow an abscessed tooth to go untreated... It will only break down further and possibly become unrestorable. In the end you will still need to see a dentist for treatment. Factors such as the virulence of the bacteria and your immune system (resistance) play a role in the spread to other parts of your body. Call for and appointment asap. ...Read more

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Dr. William Walsh
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Shock (Definition)

A condition in which a person cannot circulate enough blood (carrying oxygen and nutrients) to the vital organs in the body. If shock persists, various parts of the body will stop working, and the person will die. Causes of shock include injuries, excessive bleeding, heart failure, infections, chemical imbalances, ...Read more


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Tooth pain front anterior (#26) - electric shock tooth pain -pulse of sort of pain - pain rating : 3 pain last about 1 sec?

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

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How long does it take for a tooth ache to turn into septic shock?

How long does it take for a tooth ache to turn into septic shock?

Varies: There is no specific time frame for this. It depends on the state of your immune system, what the infecting organism is and what else is going on medically. One thing is certain, however: delay in getting treatment just makes things worse. Get to a dentist ASAP! ...Read more

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33 y.O. Friend was told his tooth ache comes from a pressure from adjacent impacted molar. Why would it start now since the molar is supposedly static?

33 y.O. Friend was told his tooth ache comes from a pressure from adjacent impacted molar. Why would it start now since the molar is supposedly static?

Maybe, maybe not: Once a wisdom tooth (wt) is fully formed, it usually will not move. Some teeth can be "late bloomers, " and there are other possibilities. Sometimes wt can impinge on the gum tissue or the molar in front of it. Also, gum tissue levels can change with age and expose a wt that wasn't exposed before. It is possible that the pain is originating somewhere. Hard to say without evaluating it. ...Read more

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Head and neck shock feeling in back of my head it just started happening when it does my back tooth starts feeling funny its either a shock throbbing?

Head and neck shock feeling in back of my head it just started happening when it does my back tooth starts feeling funny its either a shock throbbing?

Dental pain: Referring to your head and neck. All pains about the mouth and the face to be of dental origin until proven otherwise. Dental infection due to tooth abscess, gum abscess or combination of both. It is a treatable condition. See your dentist for evaluation, x-rays and treatment. Most medical specialists cannot diagnose many cases of dental problems. Good luck. ...Read more

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Bottom tooth #26 has electric shock pain and possible tooth #26. Went to 4 specialists and one said I have cracked teeth. Will RCT take away the pain?

Bottom tooth #26 has electric shock pain and possible tooth #26. Went to 4 specialists and one said I have cracked teeth. Will RCT take away the pain?

Depends on crack: If the tooth is fractured in a manner that the broken piece can be removed without compromising the root or bony support, then root canal therapy and a post & crown should do the trick. A major fracture into the bone will necessitate extraction and possible replacement with an implant. ...Read more

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My top wisdom tooth is growin out side wards to my cheek n rubin against my bottom jar when I close my mouth can it cause static noise in my ear?

My top wisdom tooth is growin out side wards to my cheek n rubin against my bottom jar when I close my mouth can it cause static noise in my ear?

Need evaluation: Your wisdom tooth can do this. The wisdom toth can be close to your near and you may hear the sounds i. You jaw. The best thing for yountondo is to have this evaluated for extraction. It is not a healthy condition to leave without treatment, extraction. So contact an oral surgeon and have this checked. ...Read more

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I had 6 teeth pulled, and 2 days later I went into septic shock. Could there have been connection?

I had 6 teeth pulled, and 2 days later I went into septic shock. Could there have been connection?

Yes: Removing a tooth creates an open wound. Bacteria can easily use that opening to enter into the blood stream. Normally, the immune system with keep it in check. Some bacteria are nastier than others and harder to control. ...Read more

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What could be the explanation got overwhelming dread before taking asleep and then bring woken up by shock, lack of breath, clenching teeth. Wake angr?

What could be the explanation got overwhelming dread before taking asleep and then bring woken up by shock, lack of breath, clenching teeth. Wake angr?

Stress: You may be stressed or anxious. If the cause is identifiable you may be able to manage it and feel better. If not go and talk to your doctor who may be able to help with counselling or medication. ...Read more

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I was totally shocked when I lifted my upper lip to see all my front teeth with so much recession. Roots even show. Teeth solid enough. Very scared.?

I was totally shocked when I lifted my upper lip to see all my front teeth with so much recession. Roots even show. Teeth solid enough. Very scared.?

See a dentist: You have gum recession. This can occur for several reasons, including brushing too hard, grinding your teeth, and gum disease. See a dentist to find out what might be causing the recession and get it treated. Once the cause is eliminated or controlled, you may be able to cover the exposed roots with gingival grafting. ...Read more

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Would a mouth guard (single or double, like shock doctor or everlast) protect filling of teeth well for impacts like punches to the face or mouth?

Would a mouth guard (single or double, like shock doctor or everlast) protect filling of teeth well for impacts like punches to the face or mouth?

Yes, somewhat: A double mouthguard will help to protect teeth from punches to the face and mouth. But it is only a limited protection. Care must be used to properly fit and place the mouthguard. ...Read more

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Is baking powder is gud for tooths. If s den tel me how to use. If not den tel me d disadvantages of using it.?

Is baking powder is gud for tooths. If s den tel me how to use. If not den tel me d disadvantages of using it.?

Toothpaste: Baking soda is very abrasive and rough on teeth like sandpaper is to wood. While baking soda is good at removing external stains, it can cause excessive toothbrush abrasion ...Read more

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How are tooth filled?

How are tooth filled?

Some details...: All decay is removed, weakened tooth structure is removed, medicated layers may be placed to protect deeper tooth structure, and the surface of the tooth is prepared for filling. Silver fillings have been used for many years. White fillings of plastic are also used and often replace the silver filling materials. If too much tooth structure is involved then a partial or full crown may be needed. ...Read more

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Why is my tooth hurting?

Why is my tooth hurting?

More info needed...: Unless examined, it is impossible to tell over the internet why your tooth is hurting you. Best bet is to see a local dentist. ...Read more

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Tooth eroding in 5 years?

Tooth eroding in 5 years?

Could be........: I can't know for certain, but common causes of teeth eroding away in children of such a young age could be from caries, nursing bottle mouth syndrome or certain diets that erode away teeth. Common to certain areas of the world are betel nuts (areca nuts). It could any of these causes, a combination, or something else. See a general dentist or pedodontist for a diagnose and treatment. ...Read more

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Is tooth grinding healthy?

Is tooth grinding healthy?

No,: Tooth grinding is very common and very unhealthy for your mouth and jaws. It can cause tooth destruction which in turn causes tooth loss; gum recession or damage to ligaments holding teeth causing tooth mobility and loss; muscle fatigue and pain, headaches, tooth pain, and joint problems. See a dentist about possibly starting splint therapy. ...Read more

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Will my tooth regrow again?

Will my tooth regrow again?

No regrowth: Unfortunately, teeth do not regrow once they're damaged or lost. However, there are many tooth repair and replacement options that you can discuss with your dentist. ...Read more

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What produces double tooth?

What produces double tooth?

Developmental proble: It is called supernumerary tooth where when teeth are developing in a bud stage gets fused. Good luck ...Read more