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Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


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Can having thyroid nodules affect your teeth? Like chips or cracking in half when had no issues in the past before diagnosis

Thyroid nodules: No, thyroid nodules do not affect your teeth. You must keep seeing your Dentist about this. That said, I hope your doctors are controlling your Thyroid nodules. Hope all goes well - please keep me informed. ...Read more

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Is there thyroid gland right under the teeth and jaw?

Is there thyroid gland right under the teeth and jaw?

In front of neck: The thyroid gland is in the front of the neck, near the "adam's apple." however, there are salivary glands and lymph nodes in your upper neck and jaw area. ...Read more

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I noticed teeth like marks at the side of tongue.My thyroid levels are 4.6.I am taking 50,000U VitD.My belly looks bloated all the time.Any concern?

I noticed teeth like marks at the side of tongue.My thyroid levels are 4.6.I am taking 50,000U VitD.My belly looks bloated all the time.Any concern?

Tongue Scalloping: The scalloped tongue could be signs of many medical conditions like blood disorder, B12 deficiency, arthritis, sinus or digestive problems and teeth misalignment. Recent studies show that 90% of people with tongue scalloping suffer obstructive sleep apnea. See your PCP for consultation, tests and treatment if needed. ...Read more

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Should I consider decayed wisdom teeth a possible cause of my joint pain? Top corners of thyroid stab pain, swollen nodes/in neck, axillary. No fever

Should I consider decayed wisdom teeth a possible cause of my joint pain? Top corners of thyroid stab pain, swollen nodes/in neck, axillary. No fever

Very possible: If you know you are having problems with your molars I would suggest getting them out sooner than later. If your dentist has recommended having them out it would be wise to follow their advise. Inflammation can develop rather quickly around the wisdom teeth and can cause a sore jaw! Best of luck! ...Read more

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My son is 11 since he was like 3 he has been having random nose bleed and migrains, he also grinds his teeth is this a sign of a brain tumor? Am concerned as I have had thyroid cancer.

My son is 11 since he was like 3 he has been having random nose bleed and migrains, he also grinds his teeth is this a sign of a brain tumor? Am concerned as I have had thyroid cancer.

Not likely: Nose bleeds and migraines are vascular issues most likely. Tooth grinding can be a sign of anxiety and/or a bad bite. But let's get your son examined by a physicians and a dentist to get an accurate diagnosis so his problems can be treated. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with over active thyroid but does it cause headaches and tooth pain?

I have been diagnosed with over active thyroid but does it cause headaches and tooth pain?

Possibly: Could potentially cause headaches, but tooth pain is less likely.More frequently, depending where the headache is located (in the sinuses vs. Top or back of head, for ex.) sinus headaches cause simulated tooth pain and vice versa.Other potential causes are related to cranial bone dysfunction. Work with your dr on your thyroid, but consider osteopathic exam & manipulative treatment if ha persists. ...Read more

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