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how long for top molar to be pulled

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
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.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Hard lump: Without a physical examination and appropriate imaging it is impossible to give you a definitive diagnosis. Could be bone spicule, root tip, encapsul ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. STEPHEN PERRY
47 years experience Dentistry
Six weeks: Removing a tooth, especially a molar is a big deal. It leaves a surface wound the size of half a dollar bill, that can become infected if food is pre ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Healing: For most people extraction ion sites are no longer symptomatic after 3 months, but for a very few others healing can take longer. Please return to the ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
41 years experience Internal Medicine
10 days.: I am not a dentist, but based on personal experience it took me about 10 days to recover , some may take longer. But if more than 2 weeks, revisit you ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Hsu
17 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
2-3 weeks: If your exercise is really rigorous then 2-3 weeks would be a good idea, but most of the time you can resume normal activities with in a week to 10 da ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
36 years experience Dentistry
About 1-2 hrs: It depends on the health of the patient, the location and complexity of the extraction, the volume of bone missing, whether or not a membrane is used, ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Fritz
42 years experience Dentistry
Post extraction: Usually after 24 hours you can resume a normal diet with a single tooth extraction.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kiyan Mehdizadeh
8 years experience Dentistry
Yes: If you are healing uneventfully and if you are healthy, then by the third day after extraction you should be living life normally.
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