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removing a broken wisdom tooth

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
See a dentist: You should have a clinical examination and the appropriate x-ray(s) where all of the impacted wisdom tooth can be visualized performed by a dentist. ... Read More
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Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Oral surgeon: You'll have a much better experience and result if you see an oral & maxillofacial surgeon for your extraction.

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Lee Hinson
37 years experience Dentistry
Usually after 24-48: Hours you can begin to eat more normally. After wisdom tooth surgery i tell my patients to stay with liquids and very soft food for 24 hours and then ... Read More
Dr. Gregory Bohle
12 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Depends: I have my patients on a non-chew diet for at least 24 hours. After that, it depends on how you feel. Depending on the difficulty of the surgery you ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Bleeding: Minimally or just oozing, probably. More than that, no. Use gauze pads with gentle pressure, or even better a wet tea bag over the sockets for 45 minu ... Read More
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Bleeding: The length of time for bleeding to stop following the removal of a wisdom tooth can vary. At five hours following the removal of your tooth, you may ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
22 years experience Dentistry
Yes: In fact there is a philosophy to do just that. If the crown of the wisdom tooth is relatively upright there is a very good chance that it will erupt p ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. James Sunwoo
14 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Wisdom Tooth: It is highly unlikely that it would affect your facial structure.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Possibly: Excision of the operculum overlying the wisdom may provide a solution if there is adequate space for the wisdom tooth to fully erupt into a functiona ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Lucombe
22 years experience Dentistry
Yes: It can just be filed or filled depending on size of cause.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
Usually not. : Antibiotics prior to dental work are no longer recommended for most murmurs, however there are certain heart conditions that require such pre-treatmen ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Hematoma: There may have been bruising from the procedure. Wisdom tooth surgery can be traumatic to the tissues in the area. It should pass, but you can see the ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Ask ur dentist: Maybe the second molar is unrestorable. So hard to answer these questions with any sort of accuracy without being able to see you and the tooth. If yo ... Read More

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