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Pain in The Lower Incisor Symptoms, Causes & Common Questions

Understand your pain in the lower incisor symptoms, including 5 causes and common questions.

This symptom can also be referred to as: lower front tooth pain

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Contents

  1. 5 Possible Pain In The Lower Incisor Causes
  2. Questions Your Doctor May Ask
  3. Statistics

5 Possible Pain In The Lower Incisor Causes

The list below shows results from the use of our quiz by Buoy users who experienced pain in the lower incisor. This list does not constitute medical advice and may not accurately represent what you have.

Dental cavity

A dental cavity (caries) is an infection of the tooth, which is the result of long-term acid production by bacteria that sit on your teeth. This can result in pain and the spread of infection into the tooth pulp, and, if untreated, into your jaw bone or bloodstream. The development of a cavity is ...

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Tooth abscess (infection)

A tooth abscess is a collection of infected material (pus) in the center of a tooth. It is due to bacterial infection.

Rarity: Uncommon

Top Symptoms: severe jaw or tooth pain, swollen jaw, jaw stiffness, tooth pain that gets worse with hot, cold, or sweet beverages, warm and red jaw swelling

Symptoms that always occur with tooth abscess (infection): severe jaw or tooth pain

Urgency: Primary care doctor

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Gingivitis

Gingivitis is the inflammation of the gums. It is typically caused by poor dental hygiene and the buildup of bacteria. Its hallmark symptoms are swollen, discolored, bleeding gums. The main risk factors for the development of the disease are increasing age, smoking, and dry mouth. It is both treatable and ...

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Oral herpes

Herpetic stomatitis is a viral infection of the mouth that causes fever and red and inflamed gums. This typically happens early in childhood.

Rarity: Rare

Top Symptoms: fever, gum pain, painful mouth sore, gum swelling, gum redness

Symptoms that always occur with oral herpes: gum pain

Urgency: Self-treatment

Cold sore

A cold sore is a skin lesion on the lips caused by infection with the herpes simplex virus (HSV). Cold sores are extremely common. In fact, most adults are infected with HSV, usually transmitted in childhood by normal close contact with parents, siblings or friends.

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Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Pain In The Lower Incisor

To diagnose this condition, your doctor would likely ask the following questions:

  • Has your dentist or significant other ever told you that you grind your teeth in your sleep?
  • Were you hit or injured anywhere on your face? If so, where?
  • Is your mouth very dry?
  • Do you take good care of your teeth?

The above questions are also covered by our A.I. Health Assistant.

If you've answered yes to one or more of these questions

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Pain In The Lower Incisor Symptom Checker Statistics

People who have experienced pain in the lower incisor have also experienced:

  • 7% Toothache
  • 7% Pain In The Upper Incisor
  • 5% Bleeding Gums

People who have experienced pain in the lower incisor were most often matched with:

  • 36% Dental Cavity
  • 36% Tooth Abscess (Infection)
  • 27% Gingivitis

People who have experienced pain in the lower incisor had symptoms persist for:

  • 41% Less than a week
  • 31% Less than a day
  • 11% Over a month

Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from visits to the Buoy AI health assistant (check it out by clicking on “Take Quiz”).

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Disclaimer: The article does not replace an evaluation by a physician. Information on this page is provided as an information resource only, and is not to be used or relied on for any diagnostic or treatment purposes.