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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Depends: The best one to answer this question is the Dentist or specialist Oral Surgeon who did the extractions. Hear she knows your situation best. I would, ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Wollock
29 years experience Dentistry
Wareham, : Wareham, it can happen, usually it is a boney spicule. A piece of bone that flakes off as the jaw remodels and works its way up through the gums til ... Read More
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Dr. Jason Muck
28 years experience Dentistry
I : I concur with both of the previous two answers. This can be a typical by product of the removal of the wisdom teeth, that can be easily resolved wit ... Read More
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
What : What you call "bone coming thru" may be be a piece of bone or actually a fragment of the original tooth. If it is bone, the gum may eventually grow o ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
11 years experience Pain Management
Yes: Pain and swelling from a wisdom tooth is caused by infection around the tooth. Antibiotics along with analgesics are often prescribed to get rid of t ... Read More
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Dr. Behram Dalal
31 years experience Dentistry
Yes: It can due to inflammation. It can also result secondary to a localized infection. Would recommend being checked out by your dentist or oral surgeon ... Read More
Dr. Daniel Quon
42 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Definitely: A very common finding for patients having problems associated with a wisdom tooth is swollen gums overlying a wisdom tooth that is partially exposed i ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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Sedation: Oral surgeons are well trained for IV concious sedation. Sometimes they use the services of anesthesiologist for challenging cases. Surgeon may ask ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Haddad
34 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
May not come through: impacted wisdom teeth usually do not have enough room to come through the gums completely and may cause problems. Many wisdom teeth never come in comp ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
9 years experience Dentistry
Maybe: Sometimes the eruption of wisdom teeth can rearrange or move existing teeth depending on how much room there is in the jaw.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hoffman
30 years experience Orthodontics
Ask The Dr: My best advise is to ask the oral surgeon/doctor who will be performing hte proceedure. It will depend on many factors..Are the wisdom teeth impacted? ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
39 years experience Dentistry
Gums: Like healing sockets with a few sutures. Red with a clot in the center generally.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Impacted Teeth: Yes, they can be extracted while they are impacted.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ragan Faler
24 years experience Dentistry
Don't wait : Wisdom teeth should be removed as a preventative procedure. Waiting for them to come in is a big mistake. They may never come in. Once they are full ... Read More
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