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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Nelson
15 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Normal: totally norm, keep it up and the smell will go away. No worries. Connect with my Virtual Practice on Healthtap for any dental questions with my spec ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
Keep clean: After the blood clot forms and is stable - usually 3-5 days, you may rinse carefully with salt water and diluted mouthwash. Also, keep the teeth and t ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Very common: If you have just had a dental surgery to remove your wisdom teeth and if you have bad smell or taste in your mouth don't panic it is common.
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Augmentin or BV?: Amoxicillin, the main ingredient in Augmentin, has a strong odor that is easily detected in the urine. Maybe it could appear in genital fluids. On the ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
37 years experience Dentistry
See your dentist: Have your dentist clinically examine and area and take radiographs of the four wisdom teeth to ascertain a diagnosis. The tooth or teeth may be partia ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Yes, but: There are many other possible causes as well. Even if you had a fresh smelling mouth, you need to repair or extract the wisdom tooth. Personally, i wo ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Infection: Something's rotting. Call your dentist before you have to add pain and swelling to your list of symptoms.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cristian Pavel
6 years experience Dentistry
Go see dentist: If you're not In pain it's most likely food that's trapped and rotting under your gums. Go see your dentist to have them take a closer look and potent ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Raymond Traver
34 years experience Dentistry
Dry socket: Dry socket occurs when the blood clot that formed in the extraction site breaks down leaving bone in the socket exposed to the oral elements including ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
See your dentist or:: It is not always easy to remove wisdom teeth; sometimes a bit of the root remains which can cause a chronic infection called a cavitation. I am concer ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
It : It sounds like you may be dealing with an infection that spread from a tooth cavity, which is called a dental abscess. These can become very painful w ... Read More

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