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Can dental work cause jaw gland swelling?

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Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
General Practice
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In brief: Maybe

Any swelling after dental treatment should be examined by a dentist or a physician.

In brief: Maybe

Any swelling after dental treatment should be examined by a dentist or a physician.
Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Yes, depends on circumstances.
Discuss this with the dentist who did the procedures.

In brief: Yes

Yes, depends on circumstances.
Discuss this with the dentist who did the procedures.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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In brief: Sensitivity to Metal

With the cost of gold, platinum and palladium rising, dental labs sometimes use non-precious alloys for making the bases of porcelain to metal crowns and bridges.
Occasionally, some people are sensitive or allergic to the nickel or silver in the alloy and react with red mucosa as a contact allergy, or salivary gland swelling? Also the pulp may die and cause gland swelling.

In brief: Sensitivity to Metal

With the cost of gold, platinum and palladium rising, dental labs sometimes use non-precious alloys for making the bases of porcelain to metal crowns and bridges.
Occasionally, some people are sensitive or allergic to the nickel or silver in the alloy and react with red mucosa as a contact allergy, or salivary gland swelling? Also the pulp may die and cause gland swelling.
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
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