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My tooth is throbbing & a little pain. It feel like my teeth hitting my gum when i close my teethe it's the last teeth on the upper left in the back?

My tooth is throbbing & a little pain. It feel like my teeth hitting my gum when i close my teethe  it's the last teeth on the upper left in the back?

Get it examined: You don't say if your dentist has examined you, but the dentist isn't someone to visit just when you have a problem. Things like this can most often be prevented by regular care, so get to the dentist asap for exam& xrays, and make it a regular practice in order to prevent more complicated dental problems from occurring. There are very few emergencies when someone seeks continuing dental care. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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At the bottom of my gums the pain is like a really bad throbbing pain, i brush my teeth 2 times a day and they are sensitive but what is this?

At the bottom of my gums the pain is like a really bad throbbing pain, i brush my teeth 2 times a day and they are sensitive but what is this?

Need to see dentist: Throbbing pain could be sign of infe tin or abscess..If in gum area so should get it checked..Hard to say without looking..What exactly is going on..See dentist soon before it gets worse. ...Read more

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Got a cracked tooth that needs to come out but can't afford it yet an had tingling, throbbing an numbness in my gums, what is it an is it serious?

Got a cracked tooth that needs to come out but can't afford it yet an had tingling, throbbing an numbness in my gums, what is it an is it serious?

Pressure: Most likely from an infection. Your problem cannot wait. Finance your care, borrow from a friend or relative if you must. The longer you wait, the worse it will get. Damage to nerves and tissues may be irreversible. A severe infection can require hospitalization. Cheaper to extract the tooth ASAP. ...Read more

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Tingling, throbbing, dull pain spreading through gums possibly from cracked tooth that received temporary filling, could this be serious?

Tingling, throbbing, dull pain spreading through gums possibly from cracked tooth that received temporary filling, could this be serious?

Endodontic treatment: is warranted. Tingling, throbbing, dull pain spreading through gums is a sign of the abscess that increases in pain severity when the area is stimulated.See your dentist fo evaluation and root canal treatment. ...Read more

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I had a infection deep down in my gum got my tooth removed 3 days ago still very bad throbbing pain on amoxil (amoxicillin) but don't seem any better swelling help ?

I had a infection deep down in my gum got my tooth removed 3 days ago still very bad throbbing pain on amoxil (amoxicillin) but don't seem any better swelling help ?

Takes time: Stay on the antibiotics, take anti-inflammatories like aspirin or ibuprofen . The pain from tooth extraction can last for a couple of weeks sometimes. At three days you are still going to hurt and food will make it worse. Removal of the tooth was the treatment for the infection which can now drain. See dentist if there are signs of infection - increased redness, pus, swelling, fever or sharp pain ...Read more

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Root canal 2 weeks ago. Now jaw pain and clicking sound on the same side as root canal. Some soreness/throbbing to tooth and gums. Is this normal?

Root canal 2 weeks ago.  Now jaw pain and clicking  sound on the same side as root canal.  Some soreness/throbbing to tooth and gums.  Is this normal?

Many Issues: TMJ "clicking" when opening and/or closing is not directly due to the root canal therapy. Keeping your mouth opened wide during the procedure may be the problem. Pain around the tooth or joint? Soreness around the tooth should be investigated by your treating dentist. ...Read more

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3 days ago I bad tooth pain& all my gums have gone white , now I have chills sweats no appetite throbbing jaw feel sick fast heart white line in cheek?

Infection: You may have a severe infection of tooth/teeth, gums, underlying bone, etc. You must seek treatment immediately as infection seems to be spreading. Call your Dentist for an emergency appointment, and do it now. ...Read more

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Excruciating pain on the right side of my mouth. Throbbing jaw pain, tooth aches, sore gums , facial swelling, lips are numb, and a low grade temp.

Excruciating pain on the right side of my mouth. Throbbing jaw pain, tooth aches, sore gums , facial swelling, lips are numb, and a low grade temp.

Multiple symptoms: You can either research hundreds of possibilities over the internet and sites like this or see your primary care physician as soon as possible for a proper diagnosis and treatment. I would recommend the second. ...Read more

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Had dental implant 6 days ago.Dr had to add bone graft at the time cuz previous one came out some when he lifted gum.its been throbbing since. Normal?

Had dental implant 6 days ago.Dr had to add bone graft at the time cuz previous one came out some when he lifted gum.its been throbbing since. Normal?

Not normal: While I would expect some minor discomfort 6 days after having a dental implant placed, I would not expect throbbing pain. Please return to the dentist who placed the bone graft and implant and have them reevaluate the area for a possible infection. ...Read more

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Throbbing in upper left gums/teeth, only at night. Tooth sensitivity. Face pressure, head pain. Dentist says sinus issue. Can it cause all this?

Throbbing in upper left gums/teeth, only at night. Tooth sensitivity. Face pressure, head pain. Dentist says sinus issue. Can it cause all this?

Pain at night: It could be a sinus infection, or it could be a dental issue: infected tooth, decay, fractured tooth or filling, teeth grinding or clenching.
If there are no dental problems, see your medical doctor or an ENT specialist.
If there is no sinus infection, report this to your dentist.
Bruxism (chronic teeth grinding or clenching) and infected teeth and/or gums can cause tooth, jaw, head and ear pain. ...Read more

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How to keep my gums and teeth healthy?

How to keep my gums and teeth healthy?

Brush/floss: We all want our teeth to last a lifetime. The most important preventive measure is to brush after each meal, and floss at least once a day. A Fluoride mouth rinse can strengthen your teeth and prevent cavities.Avoid snacks in between meals.Finally see your dentist at least twice a year for a professional teeth cleaning and exam.This way any small issues can be addressed before become big problems. ...Read more

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What causes constant throbbing in teeth?

What causes constant throbbing in teeth?

Most common causes: The most common causes of throbbing tooth pain are root sensitivity, cavities, trauma, gum disease, root canals and pain from sinus infection. ...Read more

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Why could someone's gums and teeth hurt?

Why could someone's gums and teeth hurt?

Inflammation: Inflammation (or even an infection) are usually the culprits. See a local dentist to determine what might be causing your discomfort, and have it treated. ...Read more

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What happens yo teeth if someones gums are not healthy?

What happens yo teeth if someones gums are not healthy?

Tooth Loss: When your gums are not healthy the bacteria start to destroy the support structure for the teeth (the bone). When enough bone is lost the teeth become loose and if the gums are not treated the teeth will be lost. See your dentist and get your gums and supporting structures treated so you can smile with confidence and eat what you want without worry. ...Read more

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How are my gums decaying if my teeth are clean?

How are my gums decaying if my teeth are clean?

Gum disease: Gingivitis is an inflammation of the gums and it is the initial stage of gum disease and the easiest to treat. Gingivitis is curable 100%. See your dentist for treatment, prevention and maintenance. Take care. ...Read more

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My gums always bleed in between my teeth what is this?

My gums always bleed in between my teeth what is this?

Sign: Bleeding gums is a sign of gum infection. If you are not cleaning between your teeth daily w floss/water-pik/interdental simulator/proxi-brush/rubber tip, and if you are not having teeth cleaned @ dentist's office regularly, gums may be infected. Another cause is systemic disease, such as diabetes. Please call your dentist for rx. The sooner he sees you, the sooner he can reverse the disease. ...Read more

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I had 3 teeth out and have bubbles on the sides of my gums, why?

I had 3 teeth out and have bubbles on the sides of my gums, why?

Wound healing.: It is normal to have such "bubbles" after oral surgery . The reaction of the tissues appears "ugly" but if no pain, usually is nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Could wisdom teeth make your gums swell?

Could wisdom teeth make your gums swell?

Yes: It can due to inflammation. It can also result secondary to a localized infection. Would recommend being checked out by your dentist or oral surgeon. ...Read more

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Is sugar free chewing gum bad for teeth?

Is sugar free chewing gum bad for teeth?

20 minutes=GREAT: Chewing sugarless gum for 20 minutes can actually prevent tooth decay. It doesn't replace regular flossing and brushing your teeth though. [sorry]. ...Read more

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Do pure green tea help heal gums and teeth?

Do pure green tea help heal gums and teeth?

No: green tea is a delicious and refreshing drink but it has no medicinal powers.
Brush, floss and massage your gums at least twice daily. Swish and spit/ swallow after eating if you can't brush..
See your dentist at least twice a year for a checkup and a cleaning. Your teeth and gums will last a lifetime. ...Read more

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Gums (Definition)

Gum are the pink soft tissue that forms a collar around our teeth, that collar acts as a gasket of sorts that protects the tooth roots and the bone that ...Read more