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Tooth Is Hurting
My right wisdom tooth has been hurting when i eat. The tooth is still submerged under the gum though. Is removal appropriate?
No way to know: Without actually seeing you for a clinical exam and x-rays in order to determine the angle of the tooth, the extent of root formation and the amount of room available for it to erupt. Your own dentist can tell you whether or not it should be removed or left to erupt naturally. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wisdom tooth cavity. Burning nerve pain behind tooth. No tooth pain but very sensitive mucosa around tooth. Cold drink brings pain. Is tooth culprit?
Yes sure: If you are referring to the soft tissue sitting behind you second molar (last molar in the back) the third molars/wisdom teeth can go through periods of eruption and quiescence, and while trying to erupt can elevate the soft tissue physically and also due to inflammation and infection. You should have a consult with and oral and maxillofacial surgeon to evaluate. ...Read more
Possible follicle or: The wisdom tooth develops from a bud of tissue enclosed within a follicle of tissue. As the wisdom tooth migrates toward the surface, an enlarged follicle or possible cyst can sometimes produce a soft compressible sensation in the tissues overlying the wisdom tooth. An clinical exam and appropriate x-rays by your dentist can help diagnose the problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many possibilities: An impacted third molar (wisdom tooth ) not removed can cause several problems..An example would be that the wisdom tooth could cause pressure on the teeth in front of it causing resulting pain, the third molar can also, cause your teeth to be forced forward with the result of your anterior teeth forced out of their correct position, finally, a cyst or tumor can form around the third molar as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had second to back upper tooth removed yesterday, very difficult extraction. Now tooth that is next to it hurts really bad! Is this infected too?
My partially erupted wisdom tooth has swollen gum covering one side of the tooth. Is it time for it to get taken out?
Wisdom teeth: Wisdom teeth that are not able to emerge normally become impacted or trapped within the jaw. If they emerge partially through the the gums a passageway is created and can become infected. Some dentists recommend removing them if they don't fully emerge or if they grow near the nerve of the lower jaw. Some believe that it is better to remove them early. See your dentist for exam and his opinion ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
I had right side tooth, cheek and head pain. Dentist said no problem with teeth, root or nerve. It is because of stress.Now only filling tooth is pain?
What is the ?: What is causing the pain? Could be stress. To relieve stress we often grind our teeth, usually picking on one tooth. Could be a cracked tooth. Cracks are hard to diagnose, are not seen on x- rays. Could be from sinus infection. Common enough this time of year. How long has this pain been going on? Did you have a filling recently? What makes the pain feel better or worse? Answers would be helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it normal for a tooth to be hurting and throbbing after a root canal? Root canal was done this past week, tooth is now hurting and throbbing.
After wisdom tooth extraction, the neighboring tooth and the ear hurts real bad. It has been 8 days since extraction.
Manageable : With proper administration of anastasia, be it general or local , the removal procedure can be painless . Post treatment pain management can be controlled to a mild level with proper pain medications . Further , following your surgeons post operative care instruction carefully is important . Depending on the extraction type , erupted , soft tissue or boney removal will also be a factor. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Rare: Very rare but a recognized complication.Get a more detailed answer ›
It All Depends: All other answers are valid. However, I'd like to add that if the temp crown was recently placed while you're waiting for a permanent crown, the black coloration can be from bacteria getting through the temp crown. It's a result of not having a good seal with the temp crown and usually not a cavity. You commonly see this if the temp crown has been in place for some time where the seal is bad. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers