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Hello today I was cleaning my teeth

A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
17 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Consider waiting: If you had your wisdom teeth out today, you may consider not using the syringe for a few days. Irrigating the sockets may dislodge the blood clots ... Read More
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Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely: Unless it continues and any fever etc.

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Wolter
29 years experience Dentistry
Probably Coincidence: Feeling sick is probably not related to your teeth cleaning. It's most likely a coincidence. Having your teeth cleaned is a very predictable & conserv ... Read More
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Why sick?: Coincidence, emotions, sensitivity to prophy paste, blood, coming down with a cold a cold, ? Could be any and all.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Blood: Your gums may be bleeding a bit after your cleaning, which is, after all, a limited surgical procedure. Blood can have a coppery taste. If it persis ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Deep Restoration: It is very possible the restoration that was placed was very deep. If so, the nerve may have been affected. Call your dentist asap for an emergency ap ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Mokbel
41 years experience Dentistry
Floss & Brush: you can use a toothbrush without tooth paste, just wet it and brush. You can of course use a special,single use floss holder with a tooth pick especia ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Likely unrelated: You can definitely have an infection that might not be related to your dental cleaning today. Remember for an infection it takes hours to days for inc ... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Hyde
40 years experience Dentistry
Possibly: More likely however that you may have inadvertently swallowed some of the fluoride during treatment. It could also be coincidental.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
8 years experience Dentistry
Salt rinses: This can be traumatic and healing is necessary. Salt water rinses will speed the healing. Check with your dentist if problems.
A male asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
46 years experience Medical Oncology
Probably a bruise: A dark spot on the gum appearing shortly after dental work may be due to an "bruise" of the gum. A spontaneous dark area on the gum, or a dark spot a ... Read More
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