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Tightness In Teeth
Have chronic jaw pain for about 10 years now. Feels weak, throbbing, and tight. wisdom teeth are out. what can be the cause? I massage it w/o relief
TMJ Issues: You may be experiencing issues with your TMJ, which can be caused by grinding, clenching, and excessive chewing (gum), to name a few. If you have not visited a dentist in ten years, you are way overdue for an evaluation. See if an occlusal guard may be right for you, and stop suffering. There are treatments available for this condition. Call for an appointment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How come when i floss sometimes it's tight between the teeth and other times it feels easier to floss?
Teeth move: Things get stuck between your teeth.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: Proxibrush will not push teeth apart. If gums are inflamed and you clean them they may shrink, making it appear that there is space between teeth. Take the proxibrush to your dentist for instructions on proper use. For many people proxibrush can be very effective. ...Read more
Day and night?: Let's start with the day while you are awake. If you notice yourself clenching, simply stop. Take account of what triggers that response and be prepared. If you do it while working out have your dentist fabricate a custom made night guard. This is what you can wear at night. The clenching puts excessive stress on your teeth and fatigues muscles. Not just the mouth, but, your neck and back. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a feeling of tightness in my upper right teeths also some wierd problem in my upper right wisdom teeth with slight pain in one side of the root?
Dental problems: Dental problems cannot be resolved by you or internet searches. Please see a local dentist for an exam, diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read more