Doctor Q&A for Dr. Chad Gretzula

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Gretzula
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Expect discomfort: I tell all my patients that for 2-3 days after surgery your not going to be happy with me. You are having 4 teeth taken out of your mouth and even if ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Gretzula
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes and no: It is best to wait a day or so to eat solid foods. Depending on how much surgery was done and if sutures were placed its best to eat a cool soft diet ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Gretzula
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Can be: Jaw pain one week out is normal. If the pain hasnt increased and is slowly getting better than you should be fine. If you are having increased pain ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Gretzula
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
No: Depending on how impacted they are and how much surgery it takes to remove them will depend on how much discomfort you will have after the procedure. ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Gretzula
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: There are many options for remova of wisdom teeth . You can have them extracted under local anesthesia, tyou can have them removed with nitrous gas o ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Chad Gretzula
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
If : If you have the right anesthetic it shouldn't but the area where the tooth used to be will hurt slightly for a few days after it is pulled out. You c ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Chad Gretzula
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
I : I agree with theodore as he stated you really need to go see a dentist asap. If you have an infection then an antibiotic may be needed. I understand ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Chad Gretzula
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes : Yes there are option you have. First and foremost see your dentist and discuss this with them because you will probably need a lot of work done to re ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Chad Gretzula
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
The : The short term answer is yes. It will help to stop the wear and tear on your teeth. Make sure you get one that is for only your top teeth. You don ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Chad Gretzula
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
A : A wisdom tooth extraction is an extraction of a third molar. It it the farthest tooth back in the mouth both on the top and the bottom. Depending on ... Read More
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