Aching teeth under bridge

Discussion in 'Dental Restoration' started by Vicki White, Nov 11, 2017.

  1. Vicki White

    Vicki White

    Nov 11, 2017
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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
    Vicki White, Nov 11, 2017
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  2. Vicki White

    MattKW Verified Dentist

    Mar 18, 2018
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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.
    MattKW, Mar 18, 2018
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  3. Vicki White


    Oct 13, 2017
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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
    Uptown101, May 16, 2018
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