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Symptoms Of Tooth Resorption
Caries = decay: A carious lesion is another word for cavity or decay, and most cavities can be diagnosed (fortunately) before there are symptoms, making the treatment much simpler and less costly. Once symptoms occur (toothache, heat sensitivity, jaw pain), it will require much more involved treatment, requiring more investment than what earlier diagnosis would have allowed. See your dentist soon! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Varies: An infection can spread locally through soft tissue or between sheets of muscle. If an infection gets into your bloodstream, in can spread to other parts of your body. Pain, swelling, fever, chills are some of the symptoms you might experience. Take care of the infection before it gets to that point. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a little reddish Brown spot like thing on my front tooth it's only visible when looked closely. Vague faded. What could it be? It's Dying? Symptom?
Pain: A dry socket can occur if a person has a tooth removed and then upsets the healing "clot". This can happen by any suction that can dislodge the clot from the socket, thus revealing the bony socket to the oral envirnoment. So, smoking, using a straw, or sucking up on the socket should be avoided. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Infection: Untreated tooth abscesses could cause infection to spread to the jaw bone, or to head, neck and chest area causing ludwig's angina which could be fatal. It could also cause sepsis which is caused by chemicals released by your body to fight the infection causing inflammation throughout your body. Sepsis could also be fatal. Have your dentist take care of the abscessed tooth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Disaster in waiting: You may be waiting for a disaster to happen. You may wake up with a swollen jaw or may have trouble breathing and need to go to the emergency room for them to save your life. And with murphy's law it will happen when you can least afford for it to happen. See a dentist to have the tooth or teeth treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A dose of reality: An abscess is a an acute infection and can lead to hospitalization or even death if left untreated. You need to seek treatment. Antibiotics and pain medication might help temporarily, but without treating the source of the infection, it will return and often more aggressively. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Loss of clot &: Failure of new clot to form, release of chemical pain mediators. Normal to feel some pain & discomfort after, however...If on 3-4th day after the procedure the pain increases substantially & character of pain changes (throbbing more, radiating more to ear & temple) & if the pain medicine that you were taking is now grossly inadequate, then fibrinolytic alveolitis is high on list of possibilities. ...Read more
Why do some people are wisdom tooth and some do not have any? Are this born with it, primary symptom?
Genetic drift: Our stone-aged ancestors wore teeth down, so wisdom teeth were necessary replacements. We don't wear our teeth severely, and are faces are getting smaller over time, so Mother Nature started the natural selection process of congenitally missing teeth. Modern Dentistry has allowed us to get around a lot of these problems. See your Dentist for advice. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can a tooth be infected without having any symptoms at all? Or would there be some indication such as pain, swelling, etc?
Not sure if connected but flu symptoms for a few days but today sudden sharp random jolts in the gym/tooth area. Is it TN? I'm so scared.
Dental pain: Cannot determine source of pain over the computer. Cold/fly can cause sinus issues which masquerade as tooth pain. But you may have coincidental dental problems at the same time you are dealing with cold/flu. How do you find out, call a Dentist for an examination. Pain is a sign there is something wrong, and problems are easier to treat when small. Call Dentist now. ...Read more
How many days it takes for a tooth to shows up after the symptoms starts, my 8month old baby had 3 nights of waking up a lots a bit fever for a day?
Days to weeks: But usually shorter rather than longer. Symptoms may not be related to teething but to other causes. Once 1st tooth erupts, but no later than 1st birthday. Take your child for his/her 1st dental check-up, a pediatric dental specialist, a Pedodontist, for all the same reasons child sees a Pediatrician rather than a GP. ...Read more