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Dr. John Yu Dr. Yu
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Symptoms of tooth abscess near crown?

Dr. John Yu Dr. Yu
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Symptoms of tooth abscess near crown?

Perio or endo: If the abscess is draining, usually you will have slightly raised gum and very little pain. However, if the abscess is not draining or if the fistula (draining tube) is obstructed, you will have swollen gum and more pain. If your tooth abscess is near the gum, your dentist will also check out your gum condition in addition to your tooth because it can be cracked tooth and/or gum disease. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of osteomyelitis after tooth extraction?

What are symptoms of osteomyelitis after tooth extraction?

Pain and smell: You will experience pain radiating through the area of the extraction. Also, if you gently rub a q-tip in the socket it will have a severe stench called feder oris or foul smell. This is a dry socket. Either a clot or "scab" was lost or never formed and sometimes your body will treat it as a foreign body and dissolve . See a dentist for treatment which is easy and provides quick relief. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of tooth infections and of wisdom teeth growing?

What are the symptoms of tooth infections and of wisdom teeth growing?

Symptoms: Symptoms of tooth infection could be bad taste, swelling, pain, fever. Symptoms of erupting wisdom tooth could be swelling, pain, difficulty in biting down all the way, irritation to cheek. If the question is not hypothetical and you are have any one of those symptoms, see your dentist to find the cause of the problem. Good idea to see dentist for exam\x-rays anyway if it's been 6 months or more. ...Read more

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Could the removal of wisdom teeth cause tinnitus?

Could the removal of wisdom teeth cause tinnitus?

No: No. I've never seen or heard of this in over 30 years of practice. However, if you cause or exacerbate a TMJ problem with wisdom tooth extraction, this can result in tinnitus. For best results, make sure your wisdom tooth procedure done by a board certified oral surgeon ...Read more

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What are the main symptoms of osteomyelitis after tooth extraction?

What are the main symptoms of osteomyelitis after tooth extraction?

Swelling and pain: Osteomyelitis is advanced bone inflammation usually after untreated dry socket following the extraction, it's usually very painfull from the massive infection.. ...Read more

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What are the signs of infection after a wisdom tooth extraction?

What are the signs of infection after a wisdom tooth extraction?

Infection: Infections can be a side-effect of any surgical procedure. There are many signs to watch for but increased temperature, swelling after a 3-5 days, pain, and puss are possible signs, but ultimately you will need to go back to the doctor to be evaluated for infection. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a tooth infection on tooth with sealed nerve?

What are the symptoms of a tooth infection on tooth with sealed nerve?

Tooth infection?: Symptoms of any infection are those due to the body's attempts to fight the disease and this creates inflammation. That includes swelling, tenderness, pain, fever, redness, change in tissue so that it becomes hard to the touch. Sorry but do not know what a "sealed nerve" is. ...Read more

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Could an impacted infected wisdom tooth cause a bone infection of the skull?

Could an impacted infected wisdom tooth cause a bone infection of the skull?

It depends.: Simply being impacted may lead to pain but won't necessarily lead to infection, but if debris chronically accumulates around the gum near the tooth' it can then become infected. If this happens, or it becomes infected for other reasons, then infection can spread to the adjacent bone of the skull. It then becomes know as osteomyelitis. ...Read more

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Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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A few adults maybe have one missing natural tooth. Can bruxism, in the lack of periodontal disease, cause severe gum recession?

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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A few adults maybe have one missing natural tooth. Can bruxism, in the lack of periodontal disease, cause severe gum recession?

Definitely, yes: Bruxism may cause tooth wear, severe gum recession, teeth movement and even damage or break teeth. Unfortunately, no therapy has been proven effective in treating sleep bruxism. See OFP specialist for diagnosis and proper guard fabrication. ...Read more

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Can upper wisdom extraction lead to increased exposure and lasting irritation/inflammation of root/nerve of adjacent tooth? if so, any remedy?

Can upper wisdom extraction lead to increased exposure and lasting irritation/inflammation of root/nerve of adjacent tooth? if so, any remedy?

Always possible: But not likely. Your post did not say how long ago the extraction was performed or if it was difficult and required extensive surgery. I would suggest you let your dentist/surgeon know of your situation, but give it some time to fully heal and see how things progress. ...Read more

Dr. Dinh Bui Dr. Bui
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What are the causes of jaw abscess/bone loss and subsequent tooth death, with no trauma, cracking, etc?

Dr. Dinh Bui Dr. Bui
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What are the causes of jaw abscess/bone loss and subsequent tooth death, with no trauma, cracking, etc?

Periodontal disease: A slow tooth death usually is a result of periodontal disease. A fast tooth death usually is a result of a carries spreading into the nerve. These are common reason for tooth death, barring any trauma, cracking, etc... See your dentist and have your oral health exam. ...Read more

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Are there stages of nerve recovery after damage caused by lower wisdom tooth removal?

Are there stages of nerve recovery after damage caused by lower wisdom tooth removal?

Yes: A damaged nerve can regenerate after wisdom tooth extraction, but it will take time. Sometimes, if it is going to come back, it can take several months. Sometimes it doesn't recover. Give it time. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of wisdom teeth coming in?

What are the symptoms of wisdom teeth coming in?

Headache and jawpain: Pericornitis (painful wisdom teeth) includes swelling of gums, biting your cheek, pain on the face around the ear, difficulty opening, and tight muscles. Take over the counter pain relievers and apply ice pack to side of face. Visit the dentist as soon as possible to evaluate for extraction. ...Read more

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Will general cleaning of gum prevent loss of tooth and bone?

Will general cleaning of gum prevent loss of tooth and bone?

Yes: Yes that is why a general cleaning is recommended every 6 months as you cannot get under the gums where plaque can accumulate which causes the bone loss. If you do have a lot of plaque and tarter under the gums, than you may need a more aggressive cleaning called scaling and root planing. In that case a general cleaning will not help until you get the scaling. ...Read more

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What is another treatment solution of pus gum aside of root canal and tooth extraction?

What is another treatment solution of pus gum aside of root canal and tooth extraction?

See your DDS: The cause for your condition is not clear from your question. When prescribing a treatment, the etiology for the infection must be known. It would be best for you to attain a proper diagnosis from you dentist and then apply the best treatment for the condition. See your dds. ...Read more

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Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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Is the failure of composite filling usually due to under jaw pressure or from tooth decay?

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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Is the failure of composite filling usually due to under jaw pressure or from tooth decay?

Composite failure : The failure in the first 3-5 years is a restoration issue (e.g. technique or bonding material selection) and after that time period from secondary decay. ...Read more

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What does the process of "remineralization" of tooth enamel consist of?

What  does the process of "remineralization" of tooth enamel consist of?

Rebuilding: Demineralization is when a tooth has lost its minerals (calcium, phosphorus) and is weakened. Remineralization is when it gains it back and is restrengthened. The enamel can also trade a Fluoride atom for an oh- molecule and become even stronger than it was before. Thats why they put Fluoride in the water and in toothpaste -- sometimes a dentist may also refer to this as remineralization. ...Read more

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What does the process of "remineralization" of tooth enamel consist of?

What does the process of "remineralization" of tooth enamel consist of?

Replacing minerals: When acid and bacteria react to form an acid, the acid will leach minerls out of the tooth structure. Remineralizaion is the replacing of the lost minerals with menerals found in your saliva. ...Read more

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Does the growth of wisdom tooth influences in psychosis symptoms? And how much?

Does the growth of wisdom tooth influences in psychosis symptoms? And how much?

Coincidence: Both those teeth and Schizophrenia most often appear between 17 and 25 - so there's probably folklore about a connection. Almost certainly there is no actual physical connection. However, in a young adult facing the often terrifying emergence of psychosis any severe pain might be exaggerated to an extreme and even misinterpreted through the thinking disorder. How much can range from zero to lots. ...Read more

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