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Gum, chin damage

Dear Sir/Madam, I Am Having Lower Tooth Pain, When I Consulted Dentist The Doctor Said The Wisdom Tooth Is Coming Slowly And It Is Causing Pain. Also The Top Tooth Is Sharp And It Is Damaging The Lower Chin And Gum Area. Doctor Suggested To Grind The Sharp Area Of The Upper Tooth So Tat It Will Not Damage. Question Is: Whether Grinding Of Sharp Edge Is Ok? Will There Be Any Side Affects And Pain?
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Dr. Sanjay Shah Mumbai | Cosmetic/Aesthetic Dentist
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Reducing sharp edges of the teeth are sometimes very useful in reducing the constant banging of the teeth with the gums or cheeks.  Nothing wrong in filing a bit of tooth structure. Judicious filing will not.cause side effects,  excessive filing will cause some sensitivity.  God bless.
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Your dentist has done a perfect job. Too much of grinding may lead to increased senserivity.
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Yup what your dentist has suggested is absolutely correct as if the upper tooth not filed then it is very difficult for the pain to reduce as that upper wisdom tooth is causing regular hammering on erupting wisdom tooth.
Please go ahead with your dentist advice.
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Dr. Hiren Patel Bangalore | Cosmetic/Aesthetic Dentist
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If wisdom tooth is erupting in abnormal way, it is advised to get it removed soon before it will give you trouble..
And slight grinding of sharp edge is ok...But more grinding will lead to sensitivity of tooth...
So that u can go for slight grinding....
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Dr. Shitij Srivastava Lucknow | Cosmetic/Aesthetic Dentist
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Hello ma'am, Minor grinding of Sharp edges will not harm you in anyway, but too much grinding may lead to sensitivity.
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