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Had 4 wisdom teeth removed 5 days ago.Wht would I have tooth sensitivity and ear pain?

Had 4 wisdom teeth removed 5 days ago.Wht would I have tooth sensitivity and ear pain?

Oral surgery: If this is ongoing, that would be expected from the extractions. If this is new, call your dentist especially if there is any fever - infection is a worry. ...Read more

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Can tooth sensitivity cause intense jaw pain?

Can tooth sensitivity cause intense jaw pain?

Yes, it can: Sensitivity can be coming from gum recession, a cavity, a fractured tooth, and even from a non-vital tooth (sensitivity to pressure, not temperature). See your dentist to determine the cause. ...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 remove tooth sensitivity?

How to remove tooth sensitivity?

See your dentist: See your dentist to find out why your teeth are sensitive. The cause will determine the appropriate treatment. There are many reasons why and each has their own specific remedy. ...Read more

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What can I do for tooth sensitivity?

What can I do for tooth sensitivity?

Go see a dentist: There are many causes of tooth sensitivity, all of which need a proper evaluation to deterimine its cause and then the appropriate treatment. Dentists are trained to comfortably determine these things and to help you feel better. Call for an appointment today. ...Read more

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How do I decrease tooth sensitivity?

How do I decrease tooth sensitivity?

Several ways...: There are several ways to decrease tooth sensitivity. It is best, however, to ask your dentist about why you are suffering from tooth sensitivity. Otherwise, you will be trying all methods blindly. Correct diagnosis is critical in getting the right treatment or finding the right solution. The solutions vary from desensitizer to a filing to a night guard, etc. Consult a dentist to see what's best. ...Read more

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How can I alleviate tooth sensitivity?

It depends: The solution depends on the cause. Tooth sensitivity can be caused by diet, traumatic toothbrushing (too hard or aggressive), gum disease, tooth decay, clenching/grinding the teeth, or other reasons. See your dentist for an evaluation to identify the probable cause(s), then take the steps to remedy the problem(s). ...Read more

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What are the causes of tooth sensitivity?

What are the causes of tooth sensitivity?

There are many: causes for sensitive teeth like tooth decay, brushing too hard, receding gums, gingivitis and grinding or clenching your teeth, acid erosion (e.g. lemon, soda) could also be one of the causes. Ask your dentist for more information and get a dental examination.. ...Read more

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I'm having tooth sensitivity.What should I do?

I'm having tooth sensitivity.What should I do?

See dentist/sensodyn: I would first go to the dentist for a series of xrays, exam, and cleaning. Sensitive teeth could be caused by cavities that need to be treated. I would also recommend a toothpaste such as sensodyne to help relieve the tooth sensitivity. ...Read more

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Can you advise for annoying tooth sensitivity?

Can you advise for annoying tooth sensitivity?

Determine the cause: Once the cause is determined, then you will be advised on how to alleviate the problem. Could be a cavity, a loose filling, a cracked tooth, gum recession, etc. Can't possibly tell over the internet. Call a local dentist for an appointment. ...Read more

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I was wondering how i could have a whiter smile in 2 days without tooth sensitivity?

I was wondering how i could have a whiter smile in 2 days without tooth sensitivity?

Luck: You are using a substance to whiten, which has a specific side-effect, making your teeth sensitive. Some people are bothered by it, others not. ...Read more

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Is tooth sensitivity (not to hot/cold) normal after/during maxilliary sinusitis? How long will it last?

Is tooth sensitivity (not to hot/cold)  normal after/during maxilliary sinusitis? How long will it last?

Yup: Classic sign of sinusitis is feeling a toothache in your maxillary posterior teeth. It usually resolves when the sinusitis does. If it doesn't, consult with your dentist... you may also have a tooth problem. ...Read more

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Need to know is tooth sensitivity normal after a filling?

Need to know is tooth sensitivity normal after a filling?

It can be: Depending on the location of the restoration and how deep it was, it it perfectly normal. Since the dentist who restored the tooth knows exactly what the restoration entailed, give them a call for further clarification. ...Read more

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Does having tooth sensitivity mean you need a root canal?

Does having tooth sensitivity mean you need a root canal?

Not necessarily: Tooth sensitivity does not usually require a root canal in order to effectively treat it. There are many procedures that precede a root canal that can be used to treat the sensitivity. Most commonly, you should use a desensitizing toothpaste such as sensodyne and a Fluoride mouthwash. Usually this works. In cases of extreme sensitivity you may require a root canal. ...Read more

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Would you say it is standard procedure to take an antibiotic for tooth sensitivity?

Would you say it is standard procedure to take an antibiotic for tooth sensitivity?

Not recommended: You shouldn’t take antibiotics for tooth sensitivity. That's because unnecessary antibiotics can cause an unpleasant side effects. See your dentist to determine the cause of your tooth sensitivity and the possible treatments. ...Read more

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How much time does tooth sensitivity have to linger for a root canal to be necessary?

How much time does tooth sensitivity have to linger for a root canal to be necessary?

No time frame...: Has the tooth been newly restored, or is this a cavity they you have not yet fixed? Root canal necessity is not always based on how sensitive the tooth is.. there are many factors that go into the equation. Your local dentist is better prepared to answer your question. ...Read more

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