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Why Does Teeth Feel Like They Shifted
The other day I had a strange feeling in my jaw, every since I have pain in one said and I can't put my teeth together, I feel like teeth are to left?
Classic TMJ/TMD: It appears that you have, what is called "closed locking" of the jaw- a common symptom of TMJ/TMD, where there is an articular disk that has been displaced/dislocated forward. This often results in your teeth not touching correctly and other symptoms. Obviously, cannot say for sure, but I would get to a TMJ specialist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 2 more doctor answers
Advanced gingivitis: Patients with HIV have gum disease that gets worse very quickly. Puss coming from gums can be a sign that you already have, advanced gum disease. The bacteria and other particles, constantly form a sticky, colorless toxic “plaque” on teeth causing the gums to become inflamed and to easily bleed and teeth to become loose. This is a serious problem, which should be checked by a dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Plaque, iron: There are a number of reasons. Your baby's teeth can have plaque build up. Make sure to brush the teeth twice a day and after bottle-feeding. Iron in a multivitamin can also cause staining. A tooth can look gray after trauma. A serious infection during infancy also can cause staining. Your pediatrician can refer you to a pediatric dentist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Natural movement : Teeth move around all the time. They move back and forth, up and down in their sockets during chewing. If they are moving more than this, it may be due to periodontal disease where the bone surrounding the teeth is being resorbed. As teeth lose their support, they can move more pathologically. I recommend you go to your dentist for a complete exam to check your bone levels. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could be bad: People with periodontal disease or gum disease can have bone loss that holds the teeth in place. If this is the case it is not good to have mobile teeth. Another possibility is the resorption or shortening of roots that can happen occasionally. Check with a dental professional to make a further diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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