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hematoma after wisdom tooth extraction

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Denny Cho
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POI: I think that the dentist or oral surgeon that removed your tooth should have provided you with this information. Most advise to eat soft foods. Avoi ... Read More
Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Usually anything: Usually there are no restrictions other than really hot foods while your mouth is numb and anything that you have to suck through a straw because usi ... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience Dentistry
Normal: That is not unusual. It should go away with time and if not, have your dentist take a look and see to make sure there are no problems.
Dr. Joseph Wineman
39 years experience Dentistry
Teeth pain after o/s: Frequently the adjacent teeth to the wisdom teeth will feel sore for a few days after surgery. Very normal. If you have severe pain, return to your or ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
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35 years experience Pain Management
Very common: Your other teeth may also ache. This is called referred pain and is also a temporary condition. If concerned, see your surgeon.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Koos
20 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Dry Socket Symptoms: Normal to feel some pain & discomfort after extraction, however...If on 3-4th day after the procedure the pain increases substantially & character of ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
It happens: Your oral surgeon will do everything possible to prevent the clot from washing out of the tooth socket. If that does occur, however, hour oral surgeo ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Referred Pain: Pain from the extraction site may be referred down the nerve trunk that innervates the other teeth. In addition, pressure from the actual extraction m ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Vito
36 years experience Prosthodontics
Possible: Depends upon how stressed and worked up you were leading up to the proceudre. If you opted for local anesthesia instead of IV sedation, you may have b ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harvey Shandler
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Rinse: After wisdom teeth extraction sometimes food accumulates in the sockets and causes bad breath.The easiest solution for this problem is to rinse with a ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Hollander
35 years experience Dentistry
Start with NSAIDs: Its possible that they may have been disturbed during the extraction or while the anesthesia was wearing off. Start with some anti-inflammatory meds ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Yes: Yes.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
38 years experience Pediatrics
Dry socket: It develops at any stage when the clot becomes dislodged and leaves the nerve endings and the bone unprotected. It is painful and must be attended to ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Bad breath from: You are probably not keeping that area clean enough. Brush, rinse and floss better and see your dentist to make sure the area is healing properly and ... Read More

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