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Doctor insights on: Side Effects Of Bad Teeth

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Physical side effects of TMJ and bad wisdom teeth?

Physical side effects of TMJ and bad wisdom teeth?

See Oral Surgeon: TMJ dysfunction often causes severe wisdom tooth pain and discomfort. Go to an oral surgeon and have him/her evaluate you for your wisdom teeth and TMJ. Take care. ...Read more

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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


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Can bad teeth cause face asymmetry. All my left sided teeth are pushed in towards the tounge. Can this cause the cheekbone to look sunken?

Can bad teeth cause face asymmetry. All my left sided teeth are pushed in towards the tounge. Can this cause the cheekbone to look sunken?

Yes, depending on: Extent of deformity. Also, maxillary teeth in bad repair can cause sinus problems. Have an oral or maxillo-facial surgeon take a look. It sounds like it is beyond scope of a general dentist. ...Read more

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I have two bad teeth, and had a broken jaw and face on that side. It was never fixed. Dennust also said that there is a nerve runing into my brain?

I have two bad teeth, and had a broken jaw and face on that side. It was never fixed. Dennust also said that there is a nerve runing into my brain?

The joy: The bad part of all this is that you have lots of nerves that run into your brain, because they let you know about pain. In fact all the nerves send e-messages to the brain. It sounds like you've had your fair share of pain and that is very sad, but I hope with the proper care your teeth and body can send happy messages to your brain. ...Read more

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Every few weeks my ear will hurt a bit. Not bad just bugs me. What can cause this? Ear infection? I do have bad teeth on that side too. But dnt hurt

Every few weeks my ear will hurt a bit. Not bad just bugs me. What can cause this? Ear infection? I do have bad teeth on that side too. But dnt hurt

Ear pain: Your bad teeth may be the cause of ear pain. See a dentist and start your dental treatment. Also work with you doctor and have your ears evaluated to see what is going on there. This is a problem that will take working with both your doctor and dentist. Good luck. ...Read more

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Lump between jaw and ear. Above jaw, below ear. I have bad teeth on that side (left). Pain in jaw hinge and shooting into ear. Lump is pretty big.

Lump between jaw and ear. Above jaw, below ear. I have bad teeth on that side (left). Pain in jaw hinge and shooting into ear. Lump is pretty big.

Jaw pain: It sounds as if you have an infection, probably from the bad teeth on that side.
See your dentist for a diagnosis and treatment.
The longer you wait, the worse the infection will get. ...Read more

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Bad teeth colour from fizzy drinks and lck of brushing. Is there any way to reverse these effects?

Bad teeth colour from fizzy drinks and lck of brushing. Is there any way to reverse these effects?

Rarely: Only very early enamel decalcification can be possibly reversed with the use of re-mineralizing prescription tooth pastes. I suggest that you see your own dentist to discuss both treatment options and ways to prevent further damage. Changing some of your habits can save your teeth and tens of thousands of dollars over a lifetime. Get the information you need and make a difference in your life. ...Read more

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Could good teeth/bad teeth run in a family?

Could good teeth/bad teeth run in a family?

Combo: The health of your teeth relies on a combination of genetics and dental hygiene. Your genes are 60% of your tooth decay. Consult your dentist for preventive treatments. ...Read more

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Can having diabetes makes cause you to have bad teeth?

Can having diabetes makes cause you to have bad teeth?

It is possible: Patients with poorly controlled diabetes have multiple dental problems like bleeding and sore gums, frequent infections, tooth decay and bad breath. Patients with has control diabetes have no increased risk of dental problems. Ask your primary care phycisian for more information. ...Read more

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I have bad teeth can that be causing my headaches every day?

I have bad teeth can that be causing my headaches every day?

Possibly: Untreated decayed teeth and/or periodontal disease are just two of the many things that can cause headaches. The only way this can be determined is for someone to examine you. I would set up appointments with both your dentist and your md to evaluate and treat whatever is going on. ...Read more

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What do you recommend. I have 2 bad teeth that are broken. Need them fixed but no dental insurance. Any special place I can go for low income?

What do you recommend. I have 2 bad teeth that are broken. Need them fixed but no dental insurance. Any special place I can go for low income?

Free dental Tx: You can typically get free dental emergency care at dental schools, community clinics, and health centers. Then later look for free and reduced-cost dental clinic. ...Read more

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What causes the teeth to shift my top teeth are to the left more then they use to be when I look in the mirror I have bad teeth and I do grind my teet?

What causes the teeth to shift my top teeth are to the left more then they use to be when I look in the mirror I have bad teeth and I do grind my teet?

Malocclusion: Most common cause is malocclusion, often with damaged teeth and/or damage to the supporting gums/bone. Check in with your dentist and also ask if referral to periodontist and/or orthodontist is in order. ...Read more

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I am have a bad teeth ace?

I am have a bad teeth ace?

Toothache: Sorry to hear that. Take some OTC pain medication and get to a dentist asap to determine cause of pain and proper treatment. It will only get worse the longer you wait. ...Read more

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Could bad teeth cause speech problems?

Could bad teeth cause speech problems?

Of course: Teeth misalignment or teeth that do not have the proper normal bite is one of the many causes of speech impediments. See your orthodontist and speech therapist for evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How can I know if you I've got bad teeth?

See a dentist for: Complete examination and x-rays to determine the condition of your teeth. ...Read more

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Could I have bad teeth that are sensitive?

Could I have bad teeth that are sensitive?

Definitely, yes: Tooth sensitivity is very common and approximately half the population experiences tooth sensitivity. Tooth decay and gum disease is the major cause for teeth sensitivity. See a dentist for evaluation, x-rays and treatment. ...Read more

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What effect does bad teeth have on the body?

What effect does bad teeth have on the body?

Many effects: If you can't chew your food properly, that can lead to digestive problems. Gum problems (periodontitis) have been linked to heart and respiratory disease, diabetes, stroke, pancriatic cncer and low birth weight babies. ...Read more

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What can I do for my son who has bad teeth?

What can I do for my son who has bad teeth?

Avoid soda: In addition to getting into a dentist with your son, be sure you are helping him to practice good home care with brushing after meals, flossing and avoiding soda and sugary foods. While home care does not mean you can avoid a trip to the dentist, it can slow the progression of decay and disease. ...Read more