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Oral and Dental Problems

Also known as Bad Breath, Dental Problems, Dry Mouth, Halitosis, Mouth Problems, Taste Disorders, Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (TMJ), Thrush - Oral, TMJ Disorder, Tonsil Stones, Toothache, Ulcer - Mouth

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  • Toothache when flying

    About 6 years ago I had a horrible 3 hour flight with the worse toothache imaginable. Literally tears and no pain killer would even touch it. I think the pain was on a tooth which had a filling but it was hard to tell as the paid was so intense. I went to the dentist today as I'm taking a 10 hour...

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  • Mucous cyst or something worse?

    I've got this white-ish lump on the inside of my lip. It's located on the upper right side and I can see it visibly pulsing. What do you guys think? Should I wait and see if it goes away or should I be calling an oral surgeon immediately? (I went to the dentist a few weeks ago and got a cleaning/oral...

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  • 21 year old 3 lumps inside tongue for 5 months?

    Hello i have these lumps inside my tongue and they feel like little cysts? circles masses and they hurt sometimes and my tongue feels really heavy? any causes? tongue discolouration diagnosed as thrush? for a year rash on chin under lips scaly and red? for a year painful neck at front and sides for...

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  • Little red bump in the mouth floor

    Hello. I have some enlarged lymph nodes in my neck and got examined by two ENTs and said I am ok. Hiwever, when I was checking my mouth I saw a small red bump in the floor of the mouth. It is not painfull, and probably the two ENTs examined me must have seen it. But it seems weird. It is my first post...

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  • Breath smells like faeces (Poo)

    I have this horrid poo smell from my mouth. I brush my teeth twice a day, floss, use Dentyl PH mouthwash, I have the best oral hygeine of anyone I know but I still have this smell. I am too embarrassed to even ask my flriends or family to tell me my breath stinks. I am becoming totally reclusive because...

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  • Horrible smell in Dental Implant site

    hello, Im in desperate need of advice. ive had my dental implant in for a year now and I have this aweful fecal taste/smell around the gum where the dental implant is placed.  I first noticed it when the post/abuntment was place. It's not a constant smell/taste; it only comes out when I sorta...

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  • How dental treatment can go badly wrong......what would you do?

    I started a course of private dental treatment with the aim of replacing two partial dentures with crowns and bridges supported by implants. The implants were placed in January apparently without any problems. The stitches came out two weeks later - everything apparently still OK. Seven weeks later I...

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  • Fracture on front teeth

    Hi! Im 17 year old male and I just found out that my front tooth has fracture that goes down and then it goes up again (shaped like a hook) also it seems i have lost piece of tooth also. Got dental appointment for next week, but what could i do now. The tooth is sensitive but there is no pain (haven't...

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  • Tongue cancer

    I have tongue cancer and the oral surgeon said I need all of my teeth out. Is this necessary?

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  • Crater like hole behind wisdom tooth + Other mouth symptoms

    I am 23 years old and barely drink and do not smoke cigarettes and over the last month or so, It seems like there have been some weird and concerning dental symptoms that have been going on. I think one of my wisdom teeth are coming in because I can see a tooth sort of sticking out on the side and it...

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  • White dots on lips

    Hello,  Recently I've had sore lips which I've put down to them being dry and cracked, I get the odd burning/tingle in them, a couple of days ago I noticed white spots had formed and was wondering if these relate to anything or are normal?  I have had oral sex with new partner...

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  • Causes of Tonsils Stones

    I'm above 18 years and faced the problem of tonsisls stones last year. I was very wondering about the causes of tonsils stones as I was very curious to know the causes anybody here can tell me the causes of tonsils stones. I have read about some causes from here:  Moderator comment: I have...

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  • Weird mouth infection

    Hi! Im nearly 21 years old and ive come across the weirdest condition that my gp doesnt recognise, for a while id had a bad oral hygeine (having last seen a dentist in 2015) but student life swept me up and i forgot all about it, but recently id been having bleeding gums whilsy brushing, i could even...

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  • White coating on tongue

    For about 5 years I've had a constant white coating on my tongue. It causes bad breath even after I brush. There is no pain. Sometimes I'm able to brush off some of the coating but that only lasts temporarily it comes back within minutes if not hours. I've gone to ENTs, family doctors and...

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  • Bad Breath/reflux? pnd? infection? Something else?

    Hi, I wasn't sure where to put this duscussion. I've had bad breath (especially horrendous morning breath) for as long as I can remember. Probably for a good 10 years or so? (I'm 29) I've also experience what I think is possible post nasal drip (tongue is always coated. Often feel mucus...

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  • Dental trouble - dentist is stumped

    Hey everyone, I'm not usually one to ask for advice online, but honestly my dentist and endodontist are both stumped. I had my first cavity last December, and it was filled with silver by my home dentist. A few weeks later, I had pressure sensitivity on that tooth to the point that I couldn't...

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  • stiff jaw after cavity filling

    Hello about 2/3 weeks ago i had a filling in my lower right hand side tooth. i had injections in my gum prior to the filling. after leaving the dentist with a numb mouth i waited several hours before my mouth defrosted. In the following couple of days to come i noticed my tooth was super sensitive and...

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  • best fast food to eat 7 days after extraction

    so on friday july 21 i had 5 upper teeth extracted via an oral surgeon 3 on the right 2 on the left after eating soft foods for the past 6-7 days ive decided to start reintroducing solid foods but since i wont be home all day im stuck with fast foods. what fast food places would be safe for me to eat...

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  • Can I leave an abcess after antibiotics

    Hello Any experience greatly appreciated. 10 years ago I had an infection in a back molar I took antibiotics and it settled I was going to have a root canal but fell pregnant. Over their ten years that tooth (crowned) sometimes ached a bit especially if I got poorly but nothing awful. Six weeks ago it...

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  • Root canal

    I have this problem I had root canal around November 2016 after that maybe it was not fixed sometimes it feels like it's not cured cause like 1-2 weeks I felt a lit bit pain when eating sour foods its bin 5 days since I drink cold water I use to all drink cold cranberry juice I drink cold water and...

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  • gums feel swollen after extraction

    ok so last friday i has 5 teeth extracted, 3 on the upper right in the back and 2 on the upper left so far so good i thought untill about an hour ago when it felt like the 2 extraction sites on the upper left side of my jaw felt and still feel swollen should i be worried  also before i left the...

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  • Blood in spit

    Hello Male, 32 years old, smoked for 10 years, quited for 3 years, started again for 5 months, stoped smoking 2 months ago. 2 weeks after stoping starts having some problems. For about 4 weeks I have notice red blood in my spit. sometiems i feel the taste of blood and I spit and I see blood, other...

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  • any idea what this is in my mouth

    ok so this last friday i had 5 teeth pulled out on the left and right sides of my upper jaw and today while eating some mac n cheese i fet something in one of my empty sockets so rather then mess with the item in question and risk disloding the clot i took a picture as best i could sorry for the crappy...

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  • Mouth Ulcer and white spots on roof of mouth

    Hiya, i have been a little run down lately after an awful virus which knocked me off my feet for a few days. Since i have been well, i have had mouth ulcers and also some small white spots on the roof of my mouth at the back, it hurts to swallow and also eat food. ​I have tried the corsodyl mouth wash...

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  • Loss of taste accompanied by Tinnitus

    About a year and a half ago my husband went in for a routine filling on a tooth. A couple of days later he noticed that he couldn't taste anything. He called the dentist who was at a loss and sent him to an oral surgeon who was also at a loss. My husband did some research himself and discovered that...

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  • Mild TMJ, Get Treatment Now or Wait?

    I have the following symptoms: Limited opening of the mouth Difficulty chewing and swallowing certain meats Clicking sounds near jaw joint (could be ETD) Tinnitus, left ear (could be noise induced) Muffled hearing sometimes Left joint clicks when I open wide Achy jaw sometimes (stress induced I think)...

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  • Loose Wisdom Tooth

    I'm 18 years old and about maybe 2-3 months ago my upper left wisdom tooth has started to grow through, late last night I noticed one section of it had become loose and wobbly. I haven't had any problems with my wisdom tooth so far, no pain and even when this part has become loose, there still...

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  • how soon can i eat solid foods?

    today is saturday yesterday i had 5 upper teth removed via an oral surgeon 2 on the upper left and 3 on the upper right i was prescribed amoxicilin as well as an oral mouth rinse how long should i wait in terms of days before its safe to start eating solid foods right now im eating pudding and soft mac...

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  • TMJ agony please help.

    I have tmj, when i cant sleep i cant stop yawnig, my jaw locks, more i yawn then my head hurts, then my shoulders. I then kinda seize up, go rigid for about 5 seconds, cant even speak. The pain is so bad Went to the doctor, they didnt have a clue, please tell me someone else has this happen, i am so...

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  • Premolar broken in half! Help

    Hi I'm 18 and not been to the dentist in a while, my first premolar broke a month a go and I've been putting off going but with it being near the front of my mouth I don't want it to be so noticeable that I'm missing half a tooth, could this be filled?? Or what would be the procedure....

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  • Oral shingles or canker sore

    I've had pain on my lower right mouth for 1.5 months.  Now I have a fluid filled blister(s) are where my wisdom tooth would have been.  I'm so frustrated - the pain is always on my mind.  I've been to the dentist three times in two weeks.  I was given a prescription for...

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  • Painful jaw, off and on not solved by dental

    About a month ago, I had a rootcanal after there being some question as to whether it was truly necessary.  I don't blame the specialist who did the work.  Several xrays did not exactly point to abcess or infection right at the time, just on and off pain under one molar, previously crowned. ...

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