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a flap came out of my mouth days after wisdom tooth surgery

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
Pain: Some low grade pain is normal;ie Motrin will manage pain. You have to be sure to rinse after eating to be sure no food debris gets trapped in the heal ... Read More
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Dr. Behram Dalal
30 years experience Dentistry
Three weeks is a: Long time to still be in pain. I'm assuming this was a lower wisdom tooth. In any event an appointment with the treating doctor is indicated for an ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerry Brown
52 years experience Prosthodontics
Need A Dental Visit: Good day; A perfect time to visit your dentist ASAP!!
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Wisdom Tooth: It's possible that the wisdom tooth is erupting towards your cheek preventing your mouth from opening correctly. Have your dentist take a look.
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
See a dentist ASAP: for evaluation, panoramic x-ray and treatment if indicated.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Pain control: Unless you are allergic, any NSAID like motrin, ibuprofen, naproxen, should control your pain until you can see your dentist for definitive care. A so ... Read More
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Dr. Jake Richards
11 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist: Get treatment. You can mask the pain but the problem is there and needs to be addressed. To help use pain control brush the area, and rinse with war ... Read More
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Dr. Justin Nelson
15 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Could be: Could be a wisdom tooth but it also it could just be that you traumatized the tissue or got something stuck around the area & you are healing from ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amber Patel
12 years experience Dentistry
Saltwater rinses: Saltwater rinses are usually safe and they will help cover up a bad taste. If it doesn't go away in another 24 hrs go back to the doctor who did the s ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Depends on pain : Usually a few days of soft diet. But this will depend on the complexity of your extraction, surgical or simple extraction, your pain level and the in ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
See your dentist: It seems like it's time to see your dentist to see whether or not your wisdom tooth needs to be removed (as well as any other dental problems you may ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Hanging gum: I don't suggest you do that as it might make things worse and is not addressing the cause of the problem. Please see your own dentist to see what's go ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Is?: Is the bump on my toe a corn? Cannot tell without an examination and probably x-rays. Sounds as if you are very much overdue. Please stop guessing ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Don't: You can do more harm than good. This isn't a DIY project. You may already be dealing with an infection. Go see someone with training and experience ... Read More

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