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Sensitive Teeth On One Side Of Mouth
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
NO !!!: When teeth on one side don't touch you may develop several complications. You use one side more than the other so the muscles on one side get more developed. There is a lot of stress on the TMJ which will lead to pain, popping, and the teeth on the side that touch will start to wear down quite rapidly. Please correct this... ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See an oral surgeon : Or the dentist. Pain and swelling following dental extraction is usually at its worst 24 – 48 hours after surgery, after that it should subside more and more every day and after 7 days stop. If pain persists or worsens, it may require attention and you should call your dentist or oral surgeon for follow up appointment. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
After a mf surgeon removed my mom's molar on one side of her mouth, the opposite side lower gum in the back of her mouth hurts. Why?
Coincidental: Probably separate and distinct issues. See your mother's dentist for evaluation and rx. ...Read more
Possible causes: With only one side of your gums rough and sore, possible causes may be related to overzealous brushing, habits such as tobacco usage, or trauma from food. Another possible cause could be bony exostosi or excess bone growth which can make the gums irregular in appearance and easily traumatized. An evaluation by your dentist would be recommended for a more definitive answer. ...Read more
Can leaving in wisdom teeth on one side cause uneven jaw/chin? Had 3 taken out.
Remaining one is on lower right.
Can my wisdom teeth be filled instead of pulled, with surface cavities on two one on each side in the top of my mouth . I'm 55 an anxious about having them remove.
Wisdom Teeth: Sometimes wisdom teeth are valuable asset when healthy and properly aligned, but more often, they are misaligned and require removal. The removal of wisdom teeth is one of the most common procedures. See your dentist for evaluation, x-rays and treatment options. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
Not likely: If you did have abscess it would have become apparent and hopefully drained by now. If your tingling has persisted for more than 2 weeks without any other symptoms then it indicates irritation of a branch of trigeminal nerve ( sensory nerve of face). You may want to wait for another few weeks before seeking neurological help. ...Read more
Yes, it's possible: If you only lifted with your right arm, would it become more muscular than your left? Would its bones be stronger, too? Of course. And your face is no different. If you only chew on one side, you are exercising that side much more and so your chewing muscles and bones on that side get bigger. This leads to asymmetry. It can also cause joint (TMJ) problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Just one: Without an exam, it is hard to say. But what you are seeing is most likely one single tonsil that has two large areas or you might actually have a growth on your tonsil. Because it is not normal looking, you really should have it checked out by an ENT specialist, who is an expert on tonsil problems. ...Read more
Behind my teeth, just before tonsils the skin on each side of my inner mouth is white. Each side of my soft palate or each side of my uvula
My upper molar tooth or wisdom is growing in and cutting the side of my cheek and bottom gums its making my side of my mouth sore and sensetive ? Help
No: It is not uncommon to only have one side of wisdom teeth removed. There may be many reasons to have them removed, but symmetry would not be on my list of reasons. Having a bottom or top wisdom tooth out though is a common reason to have the opposing wisdom tooth removed. The opposing tooth may supererupt and become a problem for your bite and jaw, or become overexposed at root and abscess. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
I suffer from mouth sores very frequently. At the moment I have sores on the inner side of lips and on inner side of teeth?
Oral ulcers: Small painful ulcers inside the mouth often are aphthous stomatitis (canker sores) or herpes, but there is a long list of conditions that have oral ulcers. Some of these conditions have both oral ulcers and genital ulcers. This needs a workup including herpes cultures, levels of iron, vitamins particular b6 and b12, folic acid, and a thorough history and physical exam to rule out other causes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dental shot lower rear of jaw 9 days ago.When numb wore off, all of bottom teeth on same side are very sensitive&burning pains on tmj/jaw/back of head?
Advil (ibuprofen): When we give a lower injection, we go through 2 muscles that can become sore, especially if there is movement in the lower jaw during the injection. This is called trismus. Holding your mouth open for a long time is unnatural and can cause pain. I suggest over the counter pain meds. If no relief see your dentist next week. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Generally, No: Sensitive teeth can be due to exposed roots (gum recession), roots are more prone to decay as they lack the enamel layer that is strong. Beyond that, no more prone to cavities than other teeth. Brush, floss, fluoride: best you can do. See your dentist regularly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do I need to brush my teeth 3 or more times a day? Have sensitive teeth: part of my gums on top left side and bottom right side hurt when brushing.
Don't over brush: once a day total plaque removal is acceptable and most dentist feel that most patients are not 100% able to remove 100% of their plaque bacteria, hense the suggestion to brush after all meals (3Xday). I feel that twice is plenty if done when one arises in the morning and rinses well after each meal, then at night before retiring. But be aware, pain tells you something is amiss. check it out. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What crown is better for back teeth -molars.
All porcelain or a porcelain infused metal ? Is one better for sensitive teeth.
Best crown?: There is no one generally recognized "best crown" especially for posterior (back) teeth. Many factors go into deciding which crown is the best choice depending upon the individual factors in each case, i.e. amount of tooth structure, occlusion (bite), amount of tooth reduction possible, habits such as bruxism, function vs. esthetics. Ask your own dentist to discuss pros/cons of each. ...Read more
I am suffering some severe pain on the left side of my face.I have sensitive teeth /aching on the bottom left jaw. My jaw and neck are aching and there is some ear pain. Whatshould i do?
I am experiencing cold feet, cold hands and numbness or tingling (worsened by: when it is cold) (time frame: gradual onset) (side: localized to thumb) . The following also describe me: Sensitive teeth and Coarse hair. What should I do?
See your GP: You symptoms indicate more than one possibility. How long has it been since your last Physical? Also see your Dentist to evaluate tooth sensitivity. May or may not be related to other symptoms. ...Read more
I am experiencing multiple teeth that ache. The following also describe me: Facial pain, Sensitive teeth, Jaw pain, and Bad taste in mouth. Have been diagnosed with persistent idiopathic facial pain. However the teeth with crowns hurt more. ?
Contact DDS: See your dentist in addition to your neurologist to rule out dental pathology. ...Read more
I am experiencing gum pain. The following also describe me: Bad taste in mouth, Sensitive gums, Toothache, Red gums, and Sensitive teeth. What should?
Elder sensitivity: See you dental professional. Most elders have scoured their teeth for years. They used stiff brushes, hard pressure than light was better and too much paste. They may have stomach acid reflux too. As the late "Betty Davis" said,"Getting old ain't for sissies". Help them best you can. My Best BD. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sensitive teeth: The pain of sensitive teeth can be managed with a few simple home remedies. Use Sensodyne tooth paste. Avoid using hard-bristled toothbrushes and avoid hard foods. Also avoid or limit acidic items like sodas, tomatoes, oranges and lemons. Visit your dentist 2 X per year for cleaning and prophylaxis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dental exam: If you haven't had a dental exam and treatment in a while this is the thing to so first. Untreated decay can cause sensitivity. Gum recession, grinding or clenching, infections, are some other things to talk to your dentist about. Toothpaste for sensitive teeth can help somewhat with minor problems. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Tooth sensitivity: Is due to the exposure of dentin, the part of the tooth which covers the nerve. The common causes are the result of worn tooth enamel or exposed tooth roots. Other factors, such as a cavity, a cracked or chipped tooth, gum disease or a side effect of a dental procedure. The best way to find out why a tooth is sensitive is to have dental professional examine you and treat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gum disease : Loose teeth in the mouth is a sure sign that periodontal disease has been active for a while. If untreated the loose teeth are going to drop out of your mouth one at a time. The good news that that it is possible to stop the bacteria responsible for gum disease and to recover from having loose teeth. See your dentist for exam, x-rays and treatment. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Whitening teeth: Avoid eating foods that stain teeth- coffee, teas, blueberries, cherries, colas etc. Eating foods like apples, broccoli, carrots, can help to remove stains. Be cautious with "whitening toothpastes" because while they don't have any active ingredients to whiten your teeth, they are more abrasive and can make your teeth sensitive, and ultimately darker as they remove the enamel ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
whitening sensitive: If you have sensitive teeth it is best to figure out why the teeth are sensitive. There could possibly be an underlying reason. However, some people are just more sensitive then others. What we recommend is to try a sensitivity toothpaste for two weeks before whitening. Then use a whitening product no stronger than 10% peroxide. If you have sensitivity during the time you are using it, stop. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sensitive vs Decay: The common causes of sensitive teeth are exposed tooth roots, receding gums or from a thinning of your tooth enamel. Dental cavities are permanently damaged holes in teeth caused by tooth decay. In some cases sensitive tooth can mean a cavity. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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