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Is it because of my tongue ring that there is pain in my tooth ?

i have had my tounge ring done for about a year now and i just recently put a new bar in, and when i woke up this morning my bottom teeth hurting really bad, is this caused by my tounge ring or just a random tooth ache? Please help!!
Asked On : Wed, 6 Apr 2011
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Dentist 's  Response
Hello and welcome to hcm,

The pain may be due to the injury from the tongue ring inserted.
I would suggest you to get your teeth cleaned.
Also check the mucosa where the tongue ring has inserted.
please discontinue the use of such rings.
Apply mucopain ointment on the affected site.
Maintain good oral hygiene.
If there is bone loss,bone grafting can be done.
Take care.
Answered: Wed, 17 Apr 2013
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Dentist Dr. Gunjan Gupta's  Response
Hello,
Thanks for your query.
First of all i would like to suggest you please do not go for such procedures because it may damage underlying nerves.
As you provided the detail,it could be because of infection /any nerve damage.
So i will suggest you please visit to an oral surgeon and get the examination done.
And take a proper treatment.
Take Care
Dr.Gunjan Gupta
Answered: Thu, 18 Apr 2013
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Dentist Dr. Qazi Ammara's  Response
Hi,

Thanks for asking the query,

I suppose that due to placement of tongue ring you had developed infection and ulceration on the affected side.

I would encourage you to stop use of such practices.
Visit to a Dentist and get the checkup done.
Take an x-ray of the front teeth, if they are infected, they need to be treated with root canal treatment.

Maintain a good oral hygiene, use antiseptic mouthwash gargles twice daily.

Hope this helps out.

Regards..
Answered: Wed, 17 Apr 2013
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Dentist Dr. Anshumala Singh's  Response
Dear friend.

Thanks for sharing your concern.

Please do not go for such procedures like tongue ring because this could lead to infection in your mouth.

It can also damage your lower anterior teeth.

Present pain might be due to infection there.i would suggest you to get it examined by your dentist.

Clinical evaluation can detect the cause if there is any associated redness o ulceration present .

Accordingly it can be treated.

meanwhile maintain good oral hygiene.

Hope it helps.

Thanks.

Take care.
Answered: Wed, 17 Apr 2013
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Dentist Dr. Farah Hussain's  Response
hello there ,

TONGUE PIERCING cannot be related to the dental pain as you have been with the tongue ring for about an year now.

Tooth ache indicates bacterial decay or infection in the tooth that involves the exposed tooth nerve tissues .

such infected tooth needs to be treated by a root canal procedure so please consider getting the treatment done by consulting a dentist.

you may need an OPG radiographic examination done for your teeth to confirm the spread of infection or to rule out the exact cause of the pain.

Start with the course of antibiotic Augmentin 625mg along with analgesics like aceclofenac two times daily for 3 to 5 days .

i hope this helps ,

take care.
Answered: Thu, 18 Apr 2013
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Dentist Dr. Benley George's  Response
Hello,
The placement of a tongue ring is not good for oral health. The tongue ring would strike on your teeth and cause periodontal problems of teeth which results in pain and sensitivity of teeth. Pl do get it removed and you can go for other cosmetic dentistry procedures like placement of tooth jewels.

Regards
Answered: Mon, 22 Apr 2013
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Dentist Dr. Benley George's  Response
Hi,
Please do not use oral piercing structures. The metallic bar can cause trauma to your lower front teeth and can cause sensitivity. A serious complication is it can lead to infections and fracture of teeth.
Answered: Wed, 6 Jul 2011
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Dentist, Implantology Dr. Amit Berani's  Response
YES THERE IS A POSSIBILITY BECOZ OF YOUR TONGUE RING THE PAIN MUST BE ARISING.
THE METTALIC TONGUE RING BY MISTAKE CAN CAUSE TRAUMA TO THE TEETH. THE RING CAN CAUSE DISCOMFORT AND ULTIMATELY CAN LEAD TO ULCER FORMATION IN THAT AREA.
MY ADVISE IS T REFRAIN FROM SUCH ACCESSORIES BEING USED IN THE MOUTH. IN CASE OF PAIN ONE CAN TAKE AN ANALGESIC/PAIN KILLER
FOR ANY DOUBTS CAN CALL 9920984915
Answered: Wed, 6 Apr 2011
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