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Yawning Hurts My Tooth
I have this tooth problem and am not sure if it is TMJ or wisdom tooth. My jaw cracks on the right side when I open or yawn but hurts on the left?
Dentist/Oral Surg: See your Dentist or Oral Surgeon for panoramic x-ray image, examination, diagnosis and tx options. They will be able to help you or refer you to the needed specialist. Good Luck. ...Read more
Yawning is opening the mouth semi-voluntarily while taking a long, deep breath of air. It is a type of reflex action controlled by the brain (a person cannot yawn on command). Yawning is normal, and usually due to drowsiness or tiredness. However, excessive yawning that happens much more often than normal may be caused by vagus nerve signals, due ...Read more
Extreme pain from the inside of the chipped tooth. The pain has recently spread to the jaw and ear drums and now it even hurts to yawn and swallow?
See a dentist!!: This sounds much too severe to be clarified by this service. Make an dentist appointment asap to get this problem evaluated and treated. Good luck! ...Read more
When I yawn especially when I open my mouth widely, I feel one side makes sound with no pain. It happened to me once that my mouth locked open is this incident has relation. I removed last tooth. My age is 25, healthy. I need your answer pls.?
Maybe: When you open wide and your joint (TMJ) makes noise it is a sign that there has been some incident (stress, staying open for long periods, grinding/clenching) that caused the joint capsule to swell and move the joint out of position. It should resolve if it is simply from the extraction. If it does not resolve or gets worse you should see your dentist and be evaluated for night guard treatment. ...Read more
If I stretch my mouth open wide, like to yawn, a tingling sensation goes through my left front tooth then goes away. This is the first time this has e?
Your tooth is reacting to the drop in temperature that occurs when you open and yawn. Does the tooth tingle if you drink a cold liquid?
See your dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more
Can a tooth filling sharp edge which caused tongue injury be a likey reason for pain every time I swallow something small/spit and every time I yawn?
Yes: A sharp tooth can definitely scrap the side of the tongue and make the area sore. This can excel to swelling of the tongue, as a result, swallowing becomes uncomfortable. ...Read more
Firm swell next to my wisdom tooth. Causes a sore-like pain along my jaw, making it difficult to eat, talk, sneeze and yawn. No pus and it's not white
Swelling: Sounds like an infection related either to wisdom tooth (molar), tonsil, or deep neck space. If pressing on tooth causes most pain, go to dentist. Otherwise make ENT appt or at least urgent care or ED for exam and antibiotics. In meantime start NSAIDs to reduce pain, swelling, and inflammation. ...Read more
When I yawn, stretch, or sneeze, my jaw will start quivering/teeth chatter for a long time. What is causing this?
How long ago did: You have the procedures done. Either the tooth ext or the adenoids removal could have stretched the muscles enough to give some fatigue and the muscles may just be responding to that. Warm compresses before stretching should help the muscles and if they are used quite a bit cold and then warm alternating may also be soothing. Be careful it's not the extreme temperature but the time. ...Read more
For the last 5 days, I get severe throbbing pain inside left ear when I yawn or open my mouth. I do not have a cold. I clench my teeth in my sleep.
TMD: You may have a disorder related to your jaw joint or tmj. I would suggest seeing a dentist that can diagnose the problem and offer appropriate non surgical treatment. ...Read more
My front tooth keeps like feeling like it has a heartbeat or something almost like s mucsel spasm what is that? It dosent hurt the tooth is broken
Why are you waiting?: In your last post you were anxious about possibly having an infection... the longer you wait the better the chance you will. Please call a dentist ASAP ...Read more
Doesn't have to.: Extractions can be done under local anesthetic ("novocaine") or sedation (most commonly in an oral surgeon's office) and so it doesn't hurt while being done. Afterward, ant pain is managed with painkillers such as Ibuprofen or percoset and sometimes a corticosteroid (decadron). If you worry less and just relax, you will be fine! ...Read more
Several reasons: The amount of stress during the day, the position your head may be in when sleeping, the amount of usage that tooth has had during the day all add up. You must see your dentist asap to definitively treat this tooth to eliminate the cause of the pain -- either root canal treatment or tooth extraction. ...Read more
There are a # of: Possible reasons for a tender, painful tooth. It is important to have this promptly evaluated by your dentist as there are potentially serious causes. ...Read more
OTC pain meds..: ... Until you can get to a dentist, which should be asap. Things can only get worse, not better, so all for an appointment ...Read more
Decay: Likely tooth decay. See dentist ASAP.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes for a short time: It is normal to feel some pain for a few days after a pulpotomy. If pain persists or is very severe you should return to your dentist. ...Read more
Nerve exposed: Your problem is likely the result of either a cavity or gum recession with exposed root surface either of which can be detected and treated by a visit to the dentist. While a decayed tooth is more serious, sensitivity from gum recession can be indicative of a serious gum problem so that also requires a prompt evaluation. ...Read more
Many issues can: Cause this symptom. Infection in the tooth or the gums could be the issue. Your bite can also be partly responsible. Sounds like you should get a dental exam for evaluation and ideas on what to do to correct your problem. Good luck! ...Read more
See dentist: You may have decay, a cracked or broken tooth. You should see a dentist about this and this treated. Delay will make things worse, more complicated and more costly. ...Read more
Sometimes: It could be radiating or referred pain or a problem with the adjacent tooth. Your own dentist can best answer that question. ...Read more
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