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Why Do My Teeth Feel Tight
They probably did: Teeth in bone are not like steel poles in concrete. Bone is a living tissue, changing constantly. Teeth depend on muscle function, health of the supporting bone and gums, integrity of the dentition, and a normal well balanced occlusion to remain straight. Please see your Dentist ASAP to determine if there is anything unhealthy going on, and if you now need straightening. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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
Jaw tightness: The joint itself is very mobile and the disk in the joint is very mobile as well. The disk is often out of proper position, as the disk attachments may have been stretched. The jaw pain may come from muscle tension and spasm as a result. The management of jaw and joint problems is usually conservative unless pain or decreased function (or even jaw locking) is severe. A muscle relaxant may help. ...Read more
Gingivitis: It sounds like you could have gingivitis or some degree of periodontitis. You should see a dentist for a full exam and diagnosis. The throbbing and odd feeling is due to your increased heart rate and blood pressure from running. The gums are very vascular and the increased blood flow is causing the already irritated gums to throb. Just a theory...Please see your dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sensitivity: It is likely that you have sensitive teeth which can be a result of many things. Decay, fractures, recession, and others. If this is a recent finding you may want to talk to a dentist to see what can be done. It is not uncommon though. Sometimes it is as simple as using a sensitive type of toothpaste. See your dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Root sensitivity: My guess would be air moving through your mouth being noticed by exposed dentin on the roots of your teeth. You'll need a dental exam to confirm this but in the meantime, try a desensitizing toothpaste to see if it helps. If you have dental decay on your teeth, that could also be a culprit and you will need to get dental treatment to address that. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why do I love massaging my feet arch? And when I do I also fart sometimes and i close tight my jaw..?
Ignorance is bliss: As long as you love massaging your foot, why does there have to be an answer to that question? Just keep massaging and continue to love life! flatulence is also a natural physiologic process and for most people, is a pleasant experience with the relief of the gaseous pressure. Enjoy! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No idea ?: I have no idea why that might be. It would be best for you to see your dentist, have him\her examine you and try to solve that mystery for you. ...Read more
Nerves: Alcohol messes with your nerves. It is a progressively destructive agent. The hangovers get worse and the symptoms get more painful. Pain in the tips of your teeth sounds mild compared to how bad it can get. Don't get "stuck" out there, unable to stop. It becomes more difficult to get your life back once you "cross the line." relationships, finances, cars and homes eventually fall away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See orthopedist: There could be many reasons for 'heat' in the knee. Injury, infection and inflammation are common reasons for heat. Both traumatic and non-traumatic causes such as sprains, strains, bursitis, tendinitis, early arthritis/wear/tear, ligament injury, meniscus tear, rheumatologic diseases can cause inflammation and 'heat'. See an orthopedic surgeon for clarity in diagnosis. ...Read more
Periodontal disease: Periodontal disease is the most common cause of loose teeth in adults. This is caused by some specific bacteria growing around the teeth and below your gums that produce toxins that will destroy the bone supporting your teeth. The treatment that a periodontist does is aimed at reducing and keeping your tissues free of these bacteria. See a periodontist asap ...Read more
Gingival inflammatio: First, you should be using an extra soft toothbrush. Any other firmness can hurt the guns even when gums are healthy. Secondly, monitor your force when brushing lastly, if gums bleed when brushing, you may have inflammation or gingivitis causing pain. If this is the case see your dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Because: they're so far back in your mouth, wisdom teeth may not come in normally. If you are experiencing pain, swollen gums, lymph nodes and it does not go away or if you find it difficult to open your mouth, you should see a dentist for evaluation, x-ray and wisdom teeth removal. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Probably not ears: There are many structures at the side of the face besides the ears. Bending over should not cause any ear pressure or pain. You may have referred pain from the jaw joint or possibly pain in the neck referred to the side of the face. If an ENT doctor can document that the ear drum, middle ear, and ear canal are normal, you will then rule out the ear as a source of your pain. ...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
No: See your dentist. Your own teeth are almost always better than dentures, but you have to take care of them. If the pain is due to a mouth full of rotten decayed teeth, then something may need to be done, but extractions are a last resort. A good dentist can advise. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Need: Health Profile: In a question like this it would help to know a little bit about your medical history. Age? Male/female? Known medical problems. Also, medically speaking arms are above the elbows and below the shoulders, forearms are below the elbow to the wrist. Feeling hot could be associated with infections, arthritis, rheumatoid, or nerves. It might help to up date your profile on this site so i can check it. ...Read more
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