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wisdom tooth extraction lip twitching

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
One of the risks: Nerve damage is one of the risks of wisdom tooth extraction. Please see this site for more information. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/wisdom-tooth ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Vendelis
53 years experience Dentistry
No droop lip: The nerve damage after a wisdom tooth is extracted is called a paraesthesia. It could be temporary and healed after several months. However it could ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Achong
17 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
No: The lip will not be paralyzed. However, there is low risk of lower lip numbness or tongue numbness from a wisdom tooth extraction. The sensation us ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elton Behner
36 years experience Dentistry
See dentist: or PCP or ENT as soon as possible.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Seek help: Any sudden pain, bleeding, or (as in your case) swelling should be evaluated immediately. See your Oral Surgeon, General Dentist, General Physician, ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Sutures: The oral surgeon placed sutures at the surgical site to gain primary closure over the wound. Regarding the paresthesia on your lower lip, it is import ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Stitches: Stitches are placed to reposition tissues that were moved to allow access to surgical site. By now you should be seeing Dentist or Oral Surgeon to hav ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Wisdom tooth : You can change to your regular mouthwash after a few days as long as you are not having a lot of pain or swelling. Contact the extracting dentist if ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Goodpaster
28 years experience Dentistry
Normally, Yes: Unless specifically told not to, we normally tell patients to gently rinse with warm water beginning the day after any extractions. You can add salt t ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
You've had surgery: Depending on the difficulty of the extraction, the bone and gum tissue in the area has been traumatized. Add the injections through the muscle, cuttin ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debi Williams
25 years experience Dentistry
Depends upon time : Depends upon how long ago you had your tooth extracted. It is normal to have stiffness, swelling and inability to open your mouth 24-48 hours after a ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Syn answered
37 years experience Dentistry
Yes: It is possible that you may have lodged some food debris in the healing extraction socket or that there are some spicules of bone or tooth debris that ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Reevaluation: Two weeks is a bit long not to have a decrease in symptoms. Please return to the General Dentist or specialist Oral Surgeon that did your extractions ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Debi Williams
25 years experience Dentistry
This is common: Most patients complain of a bad odor in mouth for up three weeks especially after having dry sockets. Rinse with peroxyl and ask your dentist for an ... Read More
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