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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debi Williams
25 years experience Dentistry
Tips for pain relief: Any tooth extraction can be uncomfortable. The key is good home care. As soon as possible place an ice pack on your face...Even if you have to store ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Achong
17 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Depends: There probably will be some discomfort for a few days. However, pain medications can get you through this time period. The amount of pain depends i ... Read More
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Usually none: Usually no pain during the procedure. Local anesthesia, sometimes with oral or IV sedation. Postop pain managed with pain medication. For best result, ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
33 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Not really: Because your mouth is a wet place, scabs do not form like on your skin. Instead a blood clot forms in the area where the tooth was and over time tissu ... Read More
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
No: Not a true scab, but a blood clot will form. Best advice is to make sure you evaluation and treatment is by the wisdom tooth expert - oral surgeon.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Cohen
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Medication : It is highly possible that whoever took your tooth out placed some medication in the socket to try and prevent a dry socket. Different medications ar ... Read More
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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Medications: Medications can cause a metallic taste. This will also, happen during healing. So do not be too concerned about this unless you are having swelling, ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
49 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
2 problems: Wisdom tooth removal is unrelated to a molar crown. However if you have a wisdom tooth that is creating a problem for the molar that needs a crown, t ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
A few thoughts..: There may be a residual root, a sharp edge of bone, a small infection, or it may be due to something completely unrelated. It is for that reason that ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Mokbel
41 years experience Dentistry
It depends: The extraction site may ache for a week or so but the pain should diminish progressively if you have other teeth in the same side with cavities or bro ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Post op pain: A simple extraction and a high pain threshold coupled with an excellent surgeon might explain the lack of post op pain.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Pain and bad taste: Dry sockets usually occur within 4-5 days following the removal of a tooth. Most dry sockets are associated with removal of teeth in the lower jaw an ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
8 years experience Dentistry
Manageable : One of the side effects of Prolia is onj or osteonecrosis of the jaw , that's why maintaining good oral hygiene is very important . You dentist or o ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Possible: The upper wisdom tooth is located in close proximity to the floor of the maxillary sinus. In some cases the roots of the wisdom tooth, may actually a ... Read More

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