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No: The ligament that holds the tooth into the bone and the nerve/blood vessel bundle that enters the inside of the tooth are separate and distinct tissues. Trauma can cause damage today that doesn't become evident for months or even years. See your Dentist to establish a post-traumatic incident baseline. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A sprain is a medical term that describes an injury to soft tissue structures in the area. Common examples are a lumbar sprain, in which you might injure muscles in your back; or an ankle sprain in which you could injure ligaments about the ankle. Sprains can be from mild to severe, and so ...Read more
3 wisdom tooth extractrd and a molar tooth bone grafted also 6 weeks ago. Can flossing shift teeth positions?
What's the cause?: Common in some, rare in others. It may have occurred due to cavities, misaligned teeth, parafunctional habits such as bruxism or clenching, or eating something really hard. Have your own dentist examine you and you'll get a better answer in regards to your own teeth and situation. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Irritation inflamation gum around wisdom tooth. Not impacted. Root canal on wisdom tooth vs extraction ! two extracted -- 1 root canal - lower rt?
It All Depends: All other answers are valid. However, I'd like to add that if the temp crown was recently placed while you're waiting for a permanent crown, the black coloration can be from bacteria getting through the temp crown. It's a result of not having a good seal with the temp crown and usually not a cavity. You commonly see this if the temp crown has been in place for some time where the seal is bad. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
See a dentist: This doesn't qualify for home remedy or treatment from a well meaning friend. See a dentist who is trained to comfortably smooth it, extract it or fix it. The dentist will diagnose the problem and explain your choices clearly so you can select knowing risk, cost and benefits of each option. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Oral Surgery: Go see a dentist that has the qualifications to remove the broken root. This can be a difficult surgery. I would recommend treating it soon before you get an infection. I would also recommend doing a graft after the root is removed which will help preserve the remaining bone. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Painless : Having a wisdom tooth pulled is sometimes necessary. Before extraction, your dentist will use a local anesthetic to numb the area where the tooth will be removed. If you are anxious, your dentist may use IV sedation that will prevent pain completely and make you sleep through the procedure. Anesthesia is the key. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Broke fibula and sprained ankle 5 week ago. Slipped and cracked ankle on tile ledge. Feel something hard and uneven under swelling on ankle. Reinjury?
Is root canaled crown teeth supposed to feel same as none root canaled crown teeth? My root canaled crown teeth bit different, uncomfortable 9 months
See a dentist ASAP: 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 at ages 15-24. See your dentist for evaluation and x-rays. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Even when we clench we are grinding a bit, not a lot of motion but our teeth have mountains and valleys normally, not flats, so biting still grinds the teeth a bit. Clinching can cause your to damage fillings as well. Likely you are grinding at night on top of that and may need an occlusal guard. Talk to you dentist about your options. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers