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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?

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 more

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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


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Why do my teeth feel like they shifted?

Why do my teeth feel like they shifted?

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 more

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Can HIV cause gums to change. Teeth to feel like they shifted? A lot Plaque. Bad breath

Can HIV cause gums to change. Teeth to feel like they shifted? A lot Plaque. Bad breath

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 more

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What's it like to have teeth levelled?

What's it like to have teeth levelled?

Please elaborate...: What exactly do you mean by "leveled"? Do you mean filing the incisal edges of the teeth to even them out, or do you mean orthodontic treatment? Start a new post. ...Read more

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Why do my baby's teeth look like they are stained?

Why do my baby's teeth look like they are stained?

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 more

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My teeth feel like they're being uprooted, what is going on?

My teeth feel like they're being uprooted, what is going on?

Hard to say...: You may have periodontal disease, but that is only a guess. Call a local dentist for a full exam with radiographs... This way you will know for sure. ...Read more

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My tope teeth go over my bottom teeth it looks just like a moderate?

My tope teeth go over my bottom teeth it looks just like a moderate?

2mm: Top front teeth should overlap bottom front teeth by about 2mm. If you feel your teeth do not fit, function, or appear normal, seek examination with your Dentist. Referral to an Orthodontic Specialist may be in order. ...Read more

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My lower teeth feel like they are shifting. What are probable causes?

My lower teeth feel like they are shifting. What are probable causes?

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 more

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I'm 16 my tooth feels like it moves every time i bite my teeth, is this bad?

I'm 16 my tooth feels like it moves every time i bite my teeth, is this bad?

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 more

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I feel like i'm growing two teeth behind my top front ones, is that possible?

Yes: You may have supernumerary teeth which is diagnosable with a simple X-ray. Easily treatable in most cases I would see your dentist for a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more