A 35-year-old member asked:
what kind of painkillers do people get after having my wisdom teeth extracted?
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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 40 years experience
Everybodys Different: Some people don't require any pain meds. Others will use anti-inflammatory medicines (ibuprofen, naproxen) very successfully.
Some use narcotics like vicodin, Percocet but usually not for longer than a few days.
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Cosmetic Dentistry 23 years experience
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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 42 years experience
Varies: The medications prescribed for postoperative pain management will vary from doctor to doctor and may be based on the complexity of the procedure, your physical status, any allergies, as well as the medications the doctor has the most experience with.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Is it safe to bleach my teeth while i'm pregnant?
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A Verified Doctoranswered
Yes: Yes but you should follow the instructions on the box if you are using an over the counter.
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I have these painful blisters that are starting to crack and bleed on the sides of my mouth. Is this something I should be concerned about or is there any medication to relieve the pain?
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Specializes in Pediatrics
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Could the saliva from my his thumb sucking cause irritation when he rubs his eyes?
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Pediatrics 26 years experience
Possibly: The eyes are very sensitive, and almost anything can be an irritant. That being said, their own saliva would be unlikey to cause any serious problems.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Is corrective surgery a very successful solution for a cleft lip and palate?
3 doctor answers • 11 doctors weighed in
Pediatric Surgery 44 years experience
Yes: These days surgery and specialists who are very good at surgical repair.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Does fluoride produce fluorapatite crystals to help prevent dental caries?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
General Practice 46 years experience
Enamel: Fluoride binds to the enamel to make it harder and more resistant to decay.
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Last updated Sep 12, 2014
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