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Pain In Gum Above Tooth
Is there a bump?: If you are having pain above a tooth, it is possible that you may be developing an abscess, which happens at the end of the root, underneath the gums. If there is a bump above (or below on a lower) the tooth, this may be a gum boil, where infection collects without anywhere to go. Have a dentist evaluate this asap to avoid a true dental emergency with swelling and severe pain. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Had root canai 25 years ago there is whole above tooth some pain i think i have gum disease what to do thank you?
See dentist: You should call your dentist or call a dentist to have a thorough examination, including radiographs to determine what is exactly going on in your mouth, as related to the tooth with the root canal and the possibility of periodontal disease. Please don't wait. The longer you wait, the worse it can become. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I have decaying tooth and now i feel an abscess very high on my gum above that tooth. Im in pain. Dentist appt in October. Any advice for home care un?
Do NOT Wait!!: An abscessed tooth can cause a bacterial buildup that can travel to the brain. This is a situation that should be attended to immediately, not something you should wait for an October appointment for. If your current dentist won't see you until October, you need to find one who will or visit an emergency dental clinic in a hospital. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I have a small red spot on my gum above my tooth on the top left side from the middle of my mouth it is about the third tooth over. No pain associated?
Iwoke up this morning with tender swollen gums and cheek above my tooth bridge and last week i had sever pain in my bridge after eating something hard?
Will the swollen skin tag like gum above AND next to my erupting wisdom tooth go down? No pain, just swelling. Warm water&salt would help swelling?
Operculum: If the tag of tissue is covering the posterior part of your wisdom tooth, it is probably inflamed due to food/bacterial impaction or trauma from the maxillary tooth hitting it as you bite down. It may shrink away on its own, but in many cases a small excision does the trick. Try to clean it well and see your dentist if the problem continues. Wisdom teeth are often removed due to lack of space. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Top wisdom tooth extracted 10 days ago-irritation b/w it and molar. Now irritation gone but dull cheek & jaw pain, and gums/bone tender above extract.
I have problems with my wisdom teeth,the dentist cut off the gum above one tooth but I still have tooth pain pressure in my mouth,jaw pain and click.
Wisdom teeth: When wisdom teeth cause problems or earache they need to come out. If you are experiencing pain, swollen gums, lymph nodes and it does not go away or if you find it difficult to open your mouth, you should see a dentist for evaluation, x-ray and wisdom teeth removal. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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