Aching teeth under bridge


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i have a bridge on my bottom eye teeth from one side to the other and the eye teeth are starting to ache is it possible to remove bridge,repair teeth then replace bridge.....HELP
 
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MattKW

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If you mean that only the eye teeth are holding up the bridge, then this is too long a span. So your teeth are hurting under the stresses. You can have the bridge cut through where it joins to the eye teeth, and then look at implants or dentures for the 4 front incisors. If you try to keep the bridge, then you'll probably lose the eye teeth and be in much bigger trouble.
 
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Reasons for aching teeth.
*If the bridge is new, it could be the bite too high
*Has food impacted under the bridge or between the nearby teeth, causing the pain
*The bridge could be loose
*There decay under one of the crowns supporting the bridge
*The gum disease weakened one of the supporting teeth
*The nerve died in one of the supporting teeth, causing an abscess
*One of the supporting teeth could be cracked
*It could be referred pain from somewhere else
 

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