Dental Health Community
dental cleaning infection?
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to dental issues, bridges, cavities, crowns, orthodontics, and x-rays.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

dental cleaning infection?

is it possible to get an infection after a routine cleaning? i was perfectly fine before my last cleaning, the DAY AFTER, my teeth hurt, which i thought, well, that can happen after a cleaning....but it got worse and felt like cavities, went back a month later and nothing found. two weeks later a huge sore appeared on the roof of my mouth, my ear hurt, jaw and upper neck was swollen, but the pain in my teeth went completely away after that sore appeared. over the next month, sore went away,  jaw went down, but had allover hot feeling and muscle pain, this went away after 2 weeks and then the jaw swelled up again! seems to get better, then worse, etc. dr thinks some kind of virus....i think it was caused by the cleaning, as i didn't have anything until after that....could that have been it,? thanks!
2 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
There's obviously something going on with that sore and your dentist is blowing you off.  Has he given you any antibiotics?  Swelling indicates infection, and you need to be treated for this.  I know of no virus that would make your jaw swell, maybe see your GP and go from there.  There is plaque flying everywhere when they clean your teeth and a tiny piece may have become imbedded in the roof of your mouth causing the infection. I wish you all the best and would be curious to see what you find out.
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
thank you for your comment, i think it's an infection as well, fever and swelling---since april? sure sounds that way to me, no i didn't get antibiodics. he said the swelling could be the lymph nodes swelling from the "virus" and told me to take anti-inflammatories. i go out of town next week, but may see if i can get some antibiodoics when i get back...thanks for answering!
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Dental Health Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
3 Reasons Why You are Still Binge E...
Jul 14 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating: What Your Closet ...
Jul 09 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Dental Answerers
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
scottma
taipei, Taiwan