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Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
No: See your Dentist, Periodontist, or Oral Surgeon for a reevaluation.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Be patient: Tooth extraction is a surgical procedure and is not completely risk-free. Pain, swelling, bad breath and infection following surgery is usually at its ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Pain and bad taste: Pain should be substantially better 5 days after an extraction. Bad taste may indicate the socket filled with food debris, an infection or a dry sock ... Read More
Dr. Robert Mokbel
42 years experience Dentistry
Possible infection: Not knowing the history and the extent of the surgery can't be sure, but most likely you are having an infection. Regardless you should not be in pain ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Glennon
33 years experience Dentistry
Not required...: If you want to support the gum tissue or for to support an implant in the future, then it's a good idea.
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Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Not always: For routine extractions, especially when there is adequate bone all around the socket where the tooth was extracted, there is no reason for a bone gra ... Read More
Dr. Ronald Achong
18 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Depends: It depends on the goal. If a dental implant is planned, then yes. Sometimes, bone grafts can be performed at wisdom tooth sites and where lesions of ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stefan Hariskov
15 years experience Anesthesiology
Thanks for asking!: Local anesthesia with or without sedation could be used. For impacted teeth, general anesthesia might be needed. Please consult your oral surgeon.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jake Richards
12 years experience Dentistry
Not much: Mostly just chance of rejection of the graft but even that is not much. Talk to your provider. It is done to maintain bone structure and can be very ... Read More
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Not sure...: There are different types of bone grafting material that can be used to augment a ridge like yours. Used together with biological membranes the proced ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Hard to understand: It is hard to understand your question... dry socket paste on gauze is placed after an extraction where dry socket has occurred... usually not a probl ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
23 years experience Family Medicine
Explanation : Healing take usually 1-2 weeks, if no inflammation/ complication.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Post Ext sensitivity: Is probably due to an adjacent tooth as a result of the surgery or coincidentally. See your own dentist who can examine you and give you an accurate a ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. LaMont Gee
51 years experience Dentistry
extraction: If you are asking how long it takes to do the procedure, assuming it is uncomplicated, then the answer is somewhere around an hour give or take a litt ... Read More

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