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Swelling Of Gums Around Wisdom Tooth
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Periodontal disease: Floss carefully several times/day. Rinse with half-strength hydrogen peroxide. Get a Water Pik, and use it every day. CoQ10 orally, and perhaps gently brushed into the gums may help. Also, use Xylitol mints, make a solution with Xylitol, or you can even brush with Xylitol (it kills bacteria). If the condition doesn't get better in a week or so, see a dental hygienist or dentist ...Read more
Wisdom tooth: The answer you are probably expecting is to see yor dentist or an oral surgeon and schedule to have wisdom teeth removed. Based on your description you should probably be on antibiotics as soon as possible. You will feel much better once the teeth are removed and this will no longer be something you have to worry about. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Upper wisdom tooth cavity. No tooth pain but the mucosa around tooth and back of mouth sensitive and burning. Painful to push on gums. Jaw & ear pain.
See a dentist: When wisdom teeth cause problems, they need to come out. If you are experiencing pain, swollen gums, lymph nodes and it does not go away or if you find it difficult to open your mouth, you should see a dentist for evaluation, x-ray and wisdom teeth removal. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Is it normal to have inflammed gumline in the area of extracted tooth 2nd day after extraction?White gum. No pain of extraction site or cheek swelling
Can a cavity in wisdom tooth cause jaw discomfort, ear pain and burning on the mucosa around tooth but NO TOOTH PAIN. Maxilla soreness inside mouth.
When is the wisdom tooth extraction needed? My upper wisdom tooth is rubbing against the gum on the lower jaw causing severe discomfort.
Common problem: You should have your wisdom teeth evaluated by your dentist or oral surgeon. When insufficient space is present, they can put you at risk for infections, damage to adjacent teeth, and other types of oral pathology. It's typically best to treat them when you are young, as the surgery and recovery tend to be easier. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: After wisdom teeth are removed some patients may have some bone that protrudes from the gums. Whether or not it is a serious problem or not depends on the size and location of the exposed bone and how much discomfort it is causing. If the exposed bone is significantly large, your dentist or surgeon may have to perform a minor procedure to remove it. Your dentist or surgeon can advise you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Wisdom tooth cavity. Burning nerve pain behind tooth. No tooth pain but very sensitive mucosa around tooth. Cold drink brings pain. Is tooth culprit?
Bone piece coming thru gum post wisdom extraction and dark spot around tooth root.Dentist says irritation, not infection of tooth.Could that be right?
Yes.. causes:: It is not uncommon for there to be a small spicule of bone or even a small tooth fragment following the extraction of a tooth. Most of the time this separates and no further treatment is necessary. As an alternative, the dentist can remove it and hasten the healing process. It might also be bone not covered by gum. If not gone within a week, have it re-evaluated by your dentist. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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