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upper wisdom tooth extraction complications

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
40 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Without premedication, swelling can be common. With anti-inflammatory and anti-swelling perscription pre medications, these unpleasant effects of wisd ... Read More
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Dr. Allan Hawryluk
18 years experience Dentistry
See Below: There are many possible complications from a wisdom tooth extraction but I would not really call them 'common'. Mild to moderate pain and swelling are ... Read More
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Pain. swelling: Pain, swelling, dry socket. For complete information, see wisdom tooth expert. For best results with wisdom teeth, make sure you are evaluated and tr ... Read More

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Instructions: Doctors who cannot actually see you, know the specifics of your situation and are not responsible for your care should not make judgments about your t ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Ask your doctor: Dalacin C capsules contain the active ingredient clindamycin. Clindamycin is usually taken four times a day for seven days, time contingent. However, ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Reevaluation: Without seeing you it is not possible to asses your current condition. Return to the treating Dentist or see a specialist Oral Surgeon for reevaluati ... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Primary Closure: Your surgeon closed the site by approximating the tissues. Give it some time and everything will heal normally. If you have any further concerns, plea ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Suturing a flap: Honestly, it's impossible to accurately answer that question over the internet sight unseen. Patient's often describe what they see from a layman's pe ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
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Likely not: Upper wisdom teeth usually sit out from the palate. It is possible that the very last area of bone called the tuberosity has cracked. Go see him.
A male asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
17 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
That is fine: Yes that is fine. Usually for the first two days, patients are on a liquid diet. Then a soft diet for the next 3-4 days. Do not eat any hot and s ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Trager
54 years experience Dentistry
Why not: Pain or discomfort will always be present so to minimize this have your extractions under general anesthesia.
A male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Wisdom tooth: Not based on what you have told us. why do you ask? Discuss with your dentist.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
8 years experience Dentistry
Depends: If you have the health to have general anesthesia, you will awaken to have the teeth gone and the healing should be the only source of discomfort. Di ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debi Williams
25 years experience Dentistry
$200 - $5000: The cost depends on how difficult the tooth will be to extract. If the tooth has erupted, it will cost less to extract than if it is still under the ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Blake Perkins
20 years experience Dentistry
Mostly safe: As with any surgery, there are always risks. If i understand your questions, the proposed treatment would leave some of the tooth behind. This is no ... Read More

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