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Can laminates on teeth cause gum problem?

Can laminates on teeth  cause gum problem?

laminates: If the laminates were designed and placed properly and you practice correct oral hygiene they should not cause gum problems. ...Read more

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Can teeth and gum problems create body aches and lightheadiness?

Can teeth and gum problems create body aches and lightheadiness?

Oral-systemic links: Absolutely. Infections found in the mouth can travel elsewhere to the body and cause symptoms like body aches and lightheadedness. Its also your body's way of dealing with an infection. Your flu like symptoms are common with dental issues. ...Read more

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Prograf and cavities; do people get bad teeth and gums problems?

Prograf and cavities; do people get bad teeth and gums problems?

Not specifically but: Not specifically from the use of Prograf (tacrolimus), but it might be possible that immune suppression could leave you more vulnerable to infection generally, so really careful hygiene is important, as well as regular dental checkups. ...Read more

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Do cleft palate persons (repaired) have more teeth and gums problems as adults?

Do cleft palate persons (repaired) have more teeth and gums problems as adults?

Depends on Cp/ defn: The CP defect ranges from unrecognized(submucous cleft smc) to one that extends forward to & thru the gumline with variable width.Atypical spacing and eruption patterns are more likely with the wider clefts while smc has no effect on dentition at all.The team staging the early repair will do so with thease issues in mind, but orthodontic work may be quite involved.Hygene may require greater effort. ...Read more

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Teeth gum problems my teeth all are just messed up.I have bone loss and bad gums.Iam 42 and just want to cap them all.Can that be done.And if so what's the expense

Teeth gum problems my teeth all are just messed up.I have bone loss and bad gums.Iam 42 and just want to cap them all.Can that be done.And if so what's the expense

Yes if Teeth Stable: Regardless of the amount of bone loss, if the gum disease is stabilized and your teeth are not too loose, crowns can be done. If some teeth are hopeless, either implants or bridges may be a choice after having them taken out. Start by seeing a general dentist who can guide you and develop a full treatment plan. Crowns alone range from around $900-1300 each in Tucson, AZ, without insurance help. ...Read more

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My son had front teeth fall out. He just turned seven. Him gum is bloody where one tooth was. Is it a problem?

My son had front teeth fall out.  He just turned seven.  Him gum is bloody where one tooth was.  Is it a problem?

Bleeding gum: It's normal for tissues to be inflamed when baby teeth are just lost. Have your dentist check the area to make sure there's no other reason for the bleeding. ...Read more

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Will broken top teeth that's down to gum cause sinus problems?

Will broken top teeth that's down to gum cause sinus problems?

Possibly: If the teeth are broken down that much, they are probably non-vital. The root tips, if communicating with the sinus, can carry oral bacteria into the sinus causing inflammation and/or infection. The teeth sound as if they are hopeless.. You really need to see a dentist to have them extracted. ...Read more

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I have pain in gums and space is becoming wider between teeths, although no blood comes while brushing. what should i do?what cause this problem?

Periodontal Disease: You likely have periodontal infections. You need to be seen by a dentist or periodontist who will do an OralDNA bacterial analysis on a saliva sample. Also a complete and thorough dental exam with periapical x-rays and periodontal pocket measurements must be done for proper diagnosis and the proper treatment plan developed. Do not delay. This will not go away on it's own... but your teeth may! ...Read more