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Stains On Back Of Teeth
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
Yes: A malpositioned wisdom tooth or wisdom tooth growing on top of a tooth can cause a potential gum problem as well as decay problem in the wisdom tooth and the adjacent tooth. Your dentist can advise you of the potential for problems after a clinical and radiographic examination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Referred Pain: It is always possible to get some referred pain in the head and neck region, but without radiographs and an examination, one cannot say for sure this is the cause. Calculus deposits behind your front teeth causing inflammation, and grinding are two other possiblilites. Have your local dentist take a look. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Probably build up: Discoloration of the tongue is usually just that--discoloration. It is not usually associated with a disease. Yellow discoloration is typically build up that has collected on the rough surface of the tongue and can be removed over time by daily use of a tongue scraper, which is readily available in the pharmacy section of most stores, or can be obtained at a local dentist's office. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Decalcification: This sounds like decalcification or demineralization. It is the end result of poor cleaning of the tooth adjacent to the gum tissue. If it is decal, this is the first stage of enamel breakdown and cavity formation. Get to a Dentist as soon as you can to have this evaluated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The most usual : Situation for patients that notice bumps on the back of the tongue is that they are seeing circumvallate papilla. They are the largest of the normal bumps on the tongue at the very back. They can become irritated on occasion and you might notice them more easily. If the bumps have become more noticeable and don't resolve in a few days, consult w your dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If one notices white wear marks on last set of bottom molars and deeper enamel what can one do? Bite force is stronger in back bc front teeth grinded
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
Black spots: Black spots on top, of the teeth might be decay, it might be stain, it might be old fillings. See you dentist for a thorough examination with x-rays, and a cleaning. ...Read more
Tooth on extreme left and right on top, are shredding in bits(splinters coming off occasionally while brushing)?
I have plaque or tartar behind the back of my bottom front teeth. I was flossing and the bottom of my front lower tooth chipped a little bit. Bad?
Little brown patch/chip near gum line on the front of a bottom tooth 2 over from the front teeth. Sound familiar?
My front teeth are sensitive and the gums are tiny bit swillen on the inner side. Rotted tooth? Maybe tar build up? Gingevitis? Needs a cleaning?
Gingivitis: This sounds like gingivitis, or maybe early periodontal disease. Schedule a teeth cleaning, and discuss these concerns with your dentist. In the meantime, maintain good oral hygiene by brushing your teeth twice daily and flossing once daily. It is important to maintain good oral health, because it can affect your overall health as well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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