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Wisdom tooth extraction lip twitching

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Goodpaster
Dentistry 30 years experience
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
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
Dentistry 46 years experience
Follow instructions: I would assume that you were provided with post-op instructions, written, verbal or both. Rinsing is usually recommended- salt water, etc (no straws.... Read More

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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Synanswered
Dentistry 39 years experience
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
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
May be infection. If your treating Dentist can't help you please see a specialist Oral Surgeon. Antibiotics may be in order.
Dr. Robert Trager
Dentistry 55 years experience
YOU MAY HAVE A DRY SOCKET IN EXTRACTION SITE. NO BLOOD CLOT FORMED AND YOU HAVE EXPOSED BONE THAT IS PAINFUL.IF SWELLING ,THAN A POSSIBLE INFECTION A... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raymond Traver
Dentistry 36 years experience
Probably: What you describe sounds very common and within normal . Take the pain meds the dentist gave you and GENTLY keep it rinsed with warm salt water. Be ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Several: We use different medications to help alleviate nerve pain. Amitryptilline is an old-fashioned anti-depressant that we never use for depression any mo... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
Wisdom tooth scalp: I have never heard of a wisdom tooth scalp. Need more info. Maybe u mean scab? Give us more details. Scab would be normal after extraction. Or did th... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 55 years experience
Post Op Instructions: Follow the oral and\or written instructions of the dentist who treated you. Call if you are unsure. Generally 30-45 minutes and replace if necessary (... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sara Rochester
A US doctor answeredLearn more
Contact ENT: Get back with your oral surgeon. An ENT consult (ear , nose and throat MD) might help.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aalam Samsavar
Dentistry 36 years experience
Common complication: The most common complication after wisdom tooth extraction is trismus, or tightness in the jaw muscles. . This tightness can last several days to tw... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Extraction: Sometimes there is trauma or bruising of the muscles during the extraction and this may be the reason why it is still hard to open your mouth. This wi... Read More
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