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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
50 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Cotton & Ice: Bite on cotton covering this area, and hold ice (in plastic bag) on the outsied of the face next to the extraction socket. Do this for the first 3 ho ... Read More
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Pressure: Place sterile gauze in the socket and apply firm pressure for 15 minutes. Repeat if necessary. If it continues after that, call your dentist.

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
39 years experience Dentistry
Bleeding: Generally biting on gauze with firm pressure for an hour will do the job. If the socket continues to 'drip' like a faucet then biting on a moistened t ... Read More
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Dr. Kenneth Grossman
44 years experience Endodontics
Easier way: Applying pressure by biting down on a moist tea bag usually helps. If not, call your dr. A gauze packing in the socket, and perhaps a vaso constricti ... Read More
Dr. James Wright
33 years experience Dentistry
Question for you: When was the tooth extracted? Under normal conditions a blood clot forms soon after an extraction and bleeding should stop. If you are still bleeding ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herman Liem
37 years experience Dentistry
Light presure: Your dentist should have given you post-operative instructions. Usually a pack of gauze is given and instruction given on how to use them. If you ran ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debi Williams
26 years experience Dentistry
Depends : If you just had the tooth extracted, you should only bite on gauze for about an hour. If you keep gauze in your mouth longer, you may pull out your b ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Leaderman
49 years experience Dentistry
Pressure : Rinse your mouth with cold water and place cotton gauze. Hold it in place for 5 min. The area should not be bleeding when you are placing pressure wit ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Call your surgeon !: Let the surgeon take a look to see why there is bleeding through your nose... Additional procedures may be indicated to stop the bleeding.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Trauma: Although it has been two weeks, the new tissue is quite fragile, and trauma from food may have injured the site. You should be fine. If it continues b ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
43 years experience Dentistry
Call dentist: Place a moistened (in water- not hot) tea bag (black tea not herbal or green tea) on the extraction site, hold it there or bite on it with pressure fo ... Read More

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