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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Richards
17 years experience Endodontics
Varies: Some extractions can be quite traumatic to the surrounding tissues, while others have virtually no pain at all. If you are having severe pain, call y ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
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39 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Was a Graft Placed?: Bone healing will need to be verified, usually by an x-ray, was a graft placed and what kind? On average, adequate bone is present 6 to 8 weeks aft ... Read More
Dr. Lance Timmerman
Specializes in Cosmetic Dentistry
6 months: A general rule of thumb is 6 months, some cases as early as 3 months. Gum tissue is ok at 8-12 week mark for a bridge, but implants need mature bone ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Asseff
27 years experience Dentistry
3-5 days: It is safest to wait about 3-5 days before drinking alcohol after an extraction.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
22 years experience Family Medicine
Explanation : Healing take usually 1-2 weeks, if no inflammation/ complication.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Zero: Local anesthetics are given to numb the area completely and therefore you should not feel anything for the procedure. Nitrous Oxide\Oxygen or IV sedat ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Lavigne
43 years experience Dentistry
Depends on infection: extraction usually does not hurt during since you are anesthetized. after you should take Ibuprofen and Aspirin for 1 - 2 days. Pain during or after ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
8 years experience Dentistry
One to two weeks: Normally it's about a week or so that the socket of the extracted tooth heals and closes as it fells up with blood that coagulate and turns into bone ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Barry
19 years experience Dentistry
Thanks for asking!: Most extractions take 3-5 minutes per tooth. Of course not all extractions are the same and many multi-rooted or root canal treated teeth will take l ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Extraction pain: Normally from a few hours to a day or two and can range from mild to moderate(to severe). Regardless, your dentist can prescribe an appropriate pain m ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Mokbel
41 years experience Dentistry
Few days: most of the time the pain should not be noticeable with proper medication ( pain killers and antibiotics) and dental care, complicated surgical proced ... Read More

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