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I have a mouth south on the inner left side of my mouth for about 15 years. My dentist didn't seem concerned and it hasn't caused any issues until today. It is now very painful and uncomfortable. What… read more
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My back tooth #31 broke 9 days ago. It had an old filling in
Hello! My back tooth #31 broke 9 days ago. It had an old filling in it but had a rather large new cavity. I didn't feel any pain when the tooth initially broke. I couldn't see the dentist for 2 days b… read more
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I am a 50 year old male, in good health. Last year, I had a
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In the attached picture there is a red dot on inside of
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Dear Dr. I have had a dental restoration on the upper right
Dear Dr.I have had a dental restoration on the upper right side of my mouth 9-11 months ago. At the time of the needle injection, I felt an electric shock. Right after the anesthesia went away and unt… read more
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I had a dull ache in my back tooth (tooth 18) made an
I had a dull ache in my back tooth (tooth 18) made an appointment with dentist he replaced the small amalgram (on the side) and the composite on the top. This was monday, Saturday I still have a small… read more
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Right side jaw muscle suddenly swollen I am not in any
Right side jaw muscle suddenly swollen I am not in any discomfort just some mild pressure from jaw muscle… read more
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I believe I have infection in my mouth. Gums are inflamed,
I believe I have infection in my mouth. Gums are inflamed, burn, can't chew, swollen, foods make my whole mouth hurt. crunchy foods are especially hard on gums. Teeth do not hurt.… read more
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My son is in agony. The gum below one of his lower molars
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In the last couple weeks I have become aware of dull
In the last couple weeks I have become aware of dull generalized pain in my jaw, that is most noticeable in the evening, but now I am noticing also when I wake up and during the night. It is the kind … read more
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For the past two years I have at times while eating found
for the past two years I have at times while eating found myself biting the insides of both my cheeks and also biting down on the sides and tip of my tongue. I can feel raised scar tissue on the insid… read more
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Withing a space of one year, my mouth formed a gap between my upper and lower set of teeth, I am now not able to eat food properly as my mouth can't come together. The gap is very noticable as I can't… read more
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I have straight teeth but I notice i always chew the sides
I have straight teeth but I notice i always chew the sides of my mouth which is very painful because I always get open sores in the inside of my mouth when doing so, i notice that it hurts when i chew… read more
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I find that I have started to bite the inside of my jaw when I chew my food, and I don't really notice that I am doing it. Later my jaw feels raw and irritated… read more
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I''ve had a bit of a bad habit lately I''ve been grinding my
Hello I''ve had a bit of a bad habit lately I''ve been grinding my teeth and clamping down quite hard also my partner said that i do it in my sleep this has caused a major headache and my gum is sligh… read more
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