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How long does it require for your wisdom teeth cavities to stop bleeding after you get them removed?

How long does it require for your wisdom teeth cavities to stop bleeding after you get them removed?

Variable: If you are in normal health without any blood abnormalities and the surgery was straight forward then usually it should stop within 1 hour. However, in some people spotting occurs for 24-48 hours. If concerned please call your doctor asap. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more


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Why is it that tooth cavities don't heal?

Why is it that tooth cavities don't heal?

Can't: Teeth lack the ability to generate new tooth, even if the decay is removed. They can build reparative dentin underneath, but not grow new tooth. Cavities are holes resulting from bacterial destruction. The tooth structure is gone, and the bacteria remain to continue the destruction. Nothing there, even after removal of bacteria, to fill hole back in. Teeth do not continue to grow, like skin. ...Read more

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Couldwhitening strips affect tooth cavities?

Couldwhitening strips affect tooth cavities?

Sensitivity: If you have cavitites, tooth whitening should be your last priority in relation to your oral health. Get your oral health in order first, then think about whitening. Tooth whitening products can cause tooth sensitivity, so a cavitated tooth will experience this sensitivity even more because there is access for the whitening agent to seep into the tooth. ...Read more

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What does a tooth cavity feel like?

What does a tooth cavity feel like?

Minor discomfort: The tooth itself may be sensitive to sweet food, cold drinks, or just plain aching. Cavity pain may be mild and short duration, or intense and last for hours (not minutes). May have certain odor present. ...Read more

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What is a tooth cavity and how is it treated?

What is a tooth cavity and how is it treated?

Filling: Tooth decay is a hole in a tooth caused by the interaction between bacteria and sugar. The lesion must be cleaned and shaped, and the hole must be repaired with a filling of some sort. They don't get better on their own, only worse, so please see dentist soon. ...Read more

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Tooth pain but no cavities. What could this be?

Tooth pain but no cavities. What could this be?

Lots of things...: Maybe you pinched the ligament that attaches the tooth to the bone. This happens a lot during chewing hard foods and can even happen while you sleep. It's like a bruise and usually heals on its own. Maybe you have swelling in your gums. You also could have a cracked tooth or something more serious. Time to see your dentist :). ...Read more

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What are some signs that I have a tooth cavity?

What are some signs that I have a tooth cavity?

Several signs.: Sometimes you can see a cavity. It will be an area of the tooth that appears to have a hole in it. It may be a soft, brown or black spot. Sometimes you can't see it, but you feel abnormal sensitivity to cold, hot, sweet, salty or spicy things. If any of these signs are present, get to a dentist immediately! ...Read more

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How can you prevent tooth cavity ?

How can you prevent tooth cavity ?

Diet and hygiene: Tooth decay is close to being totally preventable with proper diet and correct home care of brushing and flossing. Limit sugar, hidden sugars, any juice or sweet drink can contribute to decay. ...Read more

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What could cause a tooth ache if you don't have any cavities?

What could cause  a tooth ache if you don't have any cavities?

Many things: You could have periodontal disease, cracked tooth syndrome, night time grinding, sinus infection, or any number of other things. Sounds like you need to see a dentist to have your pain diagnosed to find the answer in your specific case. ...Read more

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Cavity (Definition)

Basically a cavity is a hole, or defect in the tooth structure. It is created by the demineralization and breakdown of tooth structure from the acid attack of ...Read more


Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Caries (Definition)

A destructive process causing decalcification of the tooth enamel and leading to continued destruction of enamel and dentin, and ...Read more