Tooth loss and diabetes

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Avatar m tn if the pocket are 4 and stay the same with good daily care would the bone loss stop?
Avatar m tn Tooth mobility may be caused by acute periodotal infection. Once the infection subsides, mobility will be reduced.
Avatar n tn It sounds like you should be consulting a periodontist. Chronic gum infections will certainly lead to bone loss and further and more difficult problems.
Avatar n tn Hello, I am in my early twenties and recently had my upper left premolar extracted and replaced with an implant. I know that bone loss can occur when a tooth is extracted, and the implant is supposed to prevent such bone loss from occurring, but will there be any bone loss at all? I am really concerned because I am so young and don't want my facial appearance to change. Thank you so much.
2104507 tn?1333752737 With the FT3 and FT4, you also need another TSH. Some people function better with a higher TSH, which is why you need to know the actual thyroid hormone levels. You should also get actual insulin levels tested, if you can. This should be drawn during a period of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). If insulin is detectable, the indication is insulin resistance, which means your body is producing insulin, but using it. Talk to your doctor about this.
Avatar n tn I hope that they can get to the bottom of this as I agree, it must be very scary for both you and your granddaughter and the whole family! Please keep us posted if it is a diabetes related situation and perhaps we can help you out with that. Good luck.
947190 tn?1286991297 s in the front bottom for the love of Pete!) and replace with implant. All very well and fine if you can bear to part with beloved tooth and dish out $4000. Luckily I found an "alternative" dentist website that offers options to radical and invasive endodontic procedures. My conditions have improved since using some of these methods: Hope this helps. I feel your pain.
Avatar n tn It is very possible that your husband has a disease of the nervous system. Simmilar to what I have. HNPP, Charcot Marie, Tooth syndrome, Diabetes and MS can be the cause. As of 2003 I had to end my career as a heavy duty mechanic and I have been on a permanent disability since. I have had more problems with numbness and loss of muscle strength, urological and gastro problems, as well as vision problems.
Avatar n tn It can recur in old brain injuries. Loss of balance can be also due to inner ear problem, Meniere’s disease, diabetes with peripheral sensory neuropathy, Parkinson’s disease, affect of certain medications, past head injuries, loss of foot’s perceptions and sensibilities, Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT), joint weakness etc. Even if you have no pain in the ear or apparent infection, wax in the ear, internal ear infection or labrynthitis can cause balance problems.
390388 tn?1279636213 I take pills for BP, chol., hypothyroidism and edema issues. I usually watch what I eat. Yesterday I had a sweet tooth and bought a cantaloupe. Normally I do not like sweets. Maybe I just worked out too hard yesterday. I check my sugar once a week or when I'm feeling funky along with BP. My sugar hasn't ran low for a while; but, normally I keep it in the 110-130 range. Now it is at 135 at 2 hrs and 40 minutes so it's going back just fine.
Avatar m tn Here’s some advice from the MedHelp website and our Sugar Sense app on fighting your sugar cravings. You can find this on the app by going to the home screen, and clicking the menu bar in the upper left corner. Tap Health Guide, then scroll to Eat Right. Scroll down for "5 Tips to Tame Your Sweet Tooth" and other articles related to snacking and cravings. Hope this helps!
Avatar f tn The odor is being caused by the decay in the tooth and the only way to get rid of it is to have the tooth pulled. I would call some dentists and tell them your story...some will charge you much less than normal and some will allow you to pay in like 3 payments. I hope you find one that will help you and I wish you all the best.
Avatar n tn If there's an abscess, root canal treatment should resolve the problem. If not, a re-treatment of the root canal is possible or an apicoectomy in which they remove the tip of the infected root along with the infection in that area. Referral to a specialist for the procedure may be necessary.
Avatar f tn I have to test 4 times a day...fasting and than 2hrs after breakfast lunch and dinner...its not as bad as people think I mean yes it ***** esp if you have a sweet tooth but if you are able to control it with diet alone that's awesome and I know some women fail miserable at their 1 hr and pass with flying colors at the 3 don't get yourself all worried love until you know for sure...
Avatar f tn After everything was finished I still had the bad taste and metallic taste. He then said it was probably another tooth and it should be extracted. I'm not going back to him but started researching this taste thing and saw where people with Sjogrens or Sarcoid may experience this. I have been diagnosed with both (in early 2008). I mentioned to two different dentist that I had both and neither one said a word about the connection.
Avatar f tn Following extraction of an upper molar and wisdom tooth, I have suffered from miserable coated tongue, a sensation of dryness, and loss some of sensation in my upper lip. Could this be the result of any nerve damage from the extractions?
Avatar f tn I just need to vent really I don't know what more to do. I had a root canal two months ago. My tooth hurt badly when I would floss then it turned into a raging tooth ache. We did all the pressure tests and temperature etc. There was no clear cut answer on which tooth was to blame. So I finally told him to do tooth A. I was 99% sure that was the tooth. Upon doing the root canal the tissue inside the tooth was indeed inflamed so I was happy to hear we got the righ tone.
Avatar f tn t respond to oral meds, and/or the diabetes progresses very quickly. Type 1.5 is autoimmune and may occur in thin people. losing weight doesn't help much or for very long. Type 1.5 is usually treated with insulin fairly early in the course. Here's some more information:- Type 1.5 Diabetes aka Slow Onset Type 1 and LADA Type 1.
Avatar n tn This would be particularly likely if you suffer from diabetes and other conditions discussed below. Please understand that i am not implying I think you have a neuropathy. There are 2 types of nerves in our body, large and small. The small nerve endings supply the skin and sweat glands. There are two types of sensory neuropathy: small fiber and large fiber (depending on the size of the nerves affected).
Avatar n tn Soon after I had internatal vibrations (head and arms), tightening around neck area, ear and gum pressure and some vision problems. I have had a clear MRI and all blood work came back ok apart from B12 level of 120 and low calcium and vitamin d level, but after taking suppliments these levels rectified themselves. Therefore my doctor has ruled out vitamin deficiencies and the neurologist also seems think there is nothing seriously wrong.
Avatar f tn Common cold, sinusitis, ear infection, sensory nerve compression, peripheral neuropathy as in diabetes, inflamed wisdom tooth, impacted wisdom tooth etc can all cause facial numbness and pain. Hemi-facial numbness is also seen in Bell’s palsy, trigeminal neuralgia where a spasm may cause numbness, or due to acoustic neuroma which is a benign tumor of the eighth cranial nerve. I think you should discuss these possibilities with your doctor.