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Blood Clot Wisdom Tooth Extraction
See a dentist: If the clot is actually loose, there is no way to reattach it to the bone and most likely the clot will come out. If that happens and you start to get pain, call the dentist who extracted the tooth. If you have pain now with the loose clot, also call the doctor to be evaluated and he might be able to get a new clot to form. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What color is a blood clot from a wisdom tooth extraction site supposed to be? While swishing with water, something of a light brown color dislodged.
Blood clot has fallen out 40hrs after bottom wisdom tooth extraction. Small amount of blood has remained at bottom of extraction site Is this normal?
I got a wisdom tooth extraction about a month ago is normal to still have a dark red blood clot in the area of the extraction?
After one month..: .. the socket should have pretty much closed. It may be the healing of the tissues... hard to say how difficult the extraction was or what type of surgery you had. Swelling? Pain? See your surgeon for a post op visit to make sure all is healing well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Common Sense, Really: The first thing is to leave it alone. Don't mess with it, don't play with it, don't brush it, don't swish vigorously around it. Also, avoid tobacco, alcohol, & nicotine, as these can cause the clot to dissolve and be lost. Avoid hard, crunchy foods. If you lose the clot, healing will be impaired & delayed, and it might be quite painful. So, just give it time and allow your body to heal properly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could i lose that blood clot in the open hole after wisdom tooth extraction and develop the dreaded dry socket?
How many days after wisdom tooth extraction is the blood clot NOT needed anymore and developing dry socket is a non issue.
Depends: That would be based on the difficulty and severity of the tooth removal, but usually 7 to 10 days is sufficient ...Read more
Http://goo.Gl/xe7mvm wisdom tooth extraction talking made it open up. Pictures at link doesn't hurt- blood clot exposed. Day 5 concern needed?
My blood clot came out of a wisdom tooth extraction hole 2 weeks after surgery. Should I be worried?
Surgery preparation: This question should be addressed by a consultation between the dentist removing the tooth and your physician or cardiologist. It varies from not stopping it at all to a few days prior to the surgery depending upon your complete medical history, especially cardiac concerns and the difficulty of the extraction. ...Read more
Scared of wisdom tooth extraction :i'm scared of blood, drilling sounds, etc. I will be fully awake but obviously numbed.
Me too: No one likes having dental procedures done. Very normal to be apprehensive. More than anything, it's fear of the unknown. But you oral surgeon has done this literally thousands of times. Call the office ahead of time. Express your concerns. Ask for suggestions. It also alerts them that you may require just a little extra chair time to assure your complete comfort. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I stopped using gauze only ten minutes after a wisdoms tooth extraction. Will a blood clot still form? Or will i get dry socket?
I got my wisdom tooth extraction yesterday, after that i rinse my mouth with water because of the blood, is it safe?
I have throbbing and the taste of blood in my mouth two days after my wisdom tooth extraction. The site is not oozing blood, however. Is this normal?
It is normal: Bleeding will occur after surgery, and it is not uncommon to ooze blood for 24-72 hours after wisdom teeth removal. A lot of the time it looks like there is more blood than there actually is due to the saliva mixing with the blood. Avoid the vigorous mouth rinsing or touching the wound area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The blood clot: covers the extraction socket and allows the area to heal. It's important for a blood clot to form to stop the bleeding after wisdom tooth extraction and begin the healing process. For 3-4 days after surgery do not brush the area to prevent dislodging of the blood clot from the socket. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I still pull the blood clot out 5 days after wisdom teeth extraction? What will a healthy extraction look like at this point?
Be careful: Even though you may have no more pain or bleeding it does not mean you will not have any other complications. Normally you should be fine, it will take a couple of month until the tissue re-epethelialize and fill the socket completely to look normal again. If in doubt talk back to your dentist. ...Read more
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