Having sensitive teeth can mean anything from getting a mild twinge to having severe discomfort that can continue for several hours. It can also be an early warning sign of more serious dental problems.
An extremely common symptom presented by patients. It is a condition that may have long or short-term effects on you. Having a dry mouth can cause many health and oral health problems.
Resorption is a normal and natural process in which teeth “dissolve” away under pressure from adjacent teeth e.g. baby teeth roots disappear under pressure from the second teeth coming through.
A dry socket occurs when the blood clot in an extraction socket disintegrates and stops the natural healing process. It happens in about 5% of extractions.
Jaw problems & headaches
Teeth not meeting together properly can cause strain on the jaw joint and the muscles which operate that joint. The jaw joint is sometimes referred to as the TMJ and symptoms can include earache; jaw ache; facial pain; headaches and neck stiffness.
Adults can have up to 32 teeth. The wisdom teeth are the last to come through, right at the back. They usually appear when you are between 17 and 25, although sometimes they appear many years later.