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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Fuller
Dentistry 43 years experience
Ibuprofen: Ibuprofen works just as well if not better than Codeine if you take it before the pain gets worse. 400 to 600 mg every 4 to 6 hours for two to three ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Fuller
Dentistry 43 years experience
Yes: Chewing causes swelling to develop in the TMJ and can cause it to lock. Try not to chew vigorously.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Fuller
Dentistry 43 years experience
Hard to say: The best course to follow would be to visit a dentist regularily instead of waiting for a toothache or some other dental problem to appear. By the ti... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Fuller
Dentistry 43 years experience
Definnitely: You should be able to brush and floss all your teeth without seeing any bleeding. Persistent bleeding gums is a sign of periodontal disease. See you... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Fuller
Dentistry 43 years experience
Yes: Usually a careful visual exam of the soft tissues of the mouth will show if there is any indication to worry about oral cancer. Most dental offices w... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Fuller
Dentistry 43 years experience
As soon as you want : Novocaine should not interact with beer so you should be able to have a cold one as soon as you want. The only problem may be dribbling the beer down... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Fuller
Dentistry 43 years experience
Medical waste: Extracted teeth are considered to be medical waste and need to be disposed of properly. Also, the teeth are usually broken apart in order to extract ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Fuller
Dentistry 43 years experience
Usually iis a cavity: Increasing pain usually nindicates a cavity has formed and it is getting close to the nerve. If not treated asap it usually requires a root canal and... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Fuller
Dentistry 43 years experience
Yes: Clindamycin is a good alternative if you are allergic to amoxicillin.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Fuller
Dentistry 43 years experience
As little as a day: Jaw surgery usaually can be completed in a day after obtaining records and planning the surgery. Orthodontics may be required to get teeth in proper ... Read More
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