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Dental Work, Surgery and Nerve Damage 

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During the course of dental work and surgery it is possible that nerves may become damaged. 

The lingual nerve is a branch of the mandibular nerve (jaw), which is a branch of the trigeminal nerve. it supplies sensory nerves to the tongue. Damage to this nerve results in pain within the tongue and along the mucosa on tongue side of the teeth (inner buccal mucosa). 

A lingual nerve injury can be caused from the anesthetic injection. Tooth extraction is also one of the leading causes of lingual nerve and inferior alveolar nerve damage, usually at the third molars (wisdom teeth)

Other causes of nerve damage during surgery include the scalpel, a bruise that occurs on the nerve, inflammation of the tissue around the nerve, or prolonged contact with rigid surgical equipment. In addition, prolonged stretching or compression of tissue surrounding a nerve hampers circulation and can deprive the nerve of nourishment.

These all can lead to nerve damage, which may be temporary or permanent. 

In some cases the nerve damage will go away over time, as the injured portion of the nerve heals or the inflammation goes away. In other cases, the symptoms are permanent unless the nerve damage is repaired. 

Symptoms of surgical nerve damage:

Symptoms include tingling or numbness in one area of the face, jaw or neck.   It may resemble "pins and needles:  It can result in pain, which is generally a severe burning pain. 

The pain that comes from post-surgical nerve damage will be treated by medical doctors with pain medication, even narcotics. 

Natural Treatment for the Nerve Damage of surgery - 

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For treating nerve damage go to this article on Neuropathy Relief

Yes, they have success stores and are doctor recommended. 

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