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How can I pull out my top molar at home

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Not necessarily...: Dental anesthetics work just as well in the mandibular arch as they do in the maxillary arch.
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
No: You will be numb during the extraction. Follow the post op instructions to minimize healing problems.

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Dr. Justin Nelson
15 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Normal: Totally normal......in the beginning the hole fills with a clot plug. This plug them eventually goes away leaving a space or hole/bowl like area for ... Read More
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Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funari answered
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Several : Several factors come into play. 1. Is the top molar functioning against any teeth? An unopposed too will supraerupt into the mouth causing problems. 2 ... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Dr : Dr funari is correct on all counts. Are these molars first molars, second molars, or 3rd molars (wisdom teeth)? If they are wisdom teeth, then they b ... Read More
Dr. Lance Timmerman
Specializes in Cosmetic Dentistry
"Need" : "need" is the key here. No, you don't need to pull the opposite tooth, but you might want to. If the tooth doesn't hit any other tooth, it will even ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Reevaluation: Have the dentist who extracted the tooth take a look. Without a radiograph or visual, it is hard to tell what it is.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Needs to be seen..: Call a local dentist for an appointment. I know it's not algae, but the tooth certainly needs attention.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Wright
32 years experience Dentistry
A couple of things: Here are some possibilities. It could be an infection. It could be sinuses. It could be widening of the periodontal ligament. It could be periodontal ... Read More
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Dr. Felicia Mata
24 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Clinical Evaluation: And x-ray is needed to come up with a definitive diagnosis. A cracked tooth syndrome can cause pain when pressure is placed on the tooth. It is very ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Don't try: Dentistry is not a diy profession.. It takes years of education and experience just to pass the exams to graduate and get a license to do exactly what ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Diurnal bruxism: is a day teeth clenching. It is a self-injurious behavior and parafunctional habit. Stress is considered as an initiating, predisposing, and perpetuat ... Read More

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