Dentigerous Cyst Symptoms

Discussion in 'Dental Archive' started by goldbanjo, Dec 14, 2008.

  1. goldbanjo

    goldbanjo Guest

    I have a horizontally impacted wisdom tooth that never bothers me but
    about 10 years ago (when I was 50) one dentist said he sees "some
    pathology" on a panorex, maybe a cyst but he wasn't concerned and
    since then they haven't seen anything. I woke up today and the inside
    of my cheek on that side was a little sore, I often get canker type of
    things but what is concerning me is that above the gum of tooth 17 is
    a little oval sore which looks like it has a hole, a crater, about
    1/4" away from tooth 18. Could a cyst around a wisdom tooth cause
    this? I am hoping that it's just a canker sore because I am under a
    lot of stress. I have no swelling or pain otherwise in that area.
    goldbanjo, Dec 14, 2008
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  2. goldbanjo

    goldbanjo Guest

    Hi Steve, well, I took your advice and had it checked. I went to my
    periodontist today who had a cat scan of my teeth (taken recently to
    see if I could have implants) and there was no problem on that tooth.
    He said the sore is a canker sore and that I don't have any signs of
    pericoronitis, no swelling or redness, just a tiny white dot
    surrounded by a red ring. I am having problems on the upper right
    side, tooth 2 most likely has to come out, loose and shifting
    constantly so this has stressed me out...need to fill in other gaps, a
    mess, so I think all this stress weakened my system and gave me 2
    canker sores (one inside my cheek). Thanks as always.


    On Dec 14, 11:29 pm, Steven Bornfeld <>
    wrote:
    goldbanjo, Dec 16, 2008
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  3. goldbanjo wrote:

    Thanks for the report back. The area of the sore is also easily
    traumatized by the other teeth, but your description is consistent with
    a canker sore (aphthous ulcer) or trauma. Glad you've ruled out the
    dentigerous cyst, as those can be a major pain.

    Steve
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    Brooklyn, NY
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    Mark & Steven Bornfeld, Dec 16, 2008
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