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Pain, numbness in jaw, tongue, lips

02/26/2008

Question:

Could a "bad" tooth-lower last tooth cause severe intermittent pain & numbness of that side of the face, lips, and tongue?

Answer:

Yes, it is possible.  Please consult your local dentist. 

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Response by:

David Lee Hall, DDS David Lee Hall, DDS
Clinical Associate Professor of Primary Care
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University