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Doctor insights on: Can I Wear My Night Guard After Tooth Extraction Or Will It Crak With Grinding

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Can I wear my night guard after tooth extraction or will it crak with grinding?

Can I wear my night guard after tooth extraction or will it crak with grinding?

Yes you can: You are not likely to crack it. It should not be a prob at all but it wouldn't hurt to ask your dentist. ...Read more

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Dr. Al Hegab
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Tooth Extraction (Definition)

Tooth extraction means removing an entire tooth or teeth from the jawbone. ...Read more


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Is wearing night guard after tooth extraction recommended?

Yes!: Wearing a night guard may prevent your muscles from being hyperactive, as when you grind your teeth without it! less muscle activity, by using night guard, may create less pain associated from tooth extraction. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to wear my sleep apnea machine after a tooth extraction?

Is it possible for me to wear my sleep apnea machine after a tooth extraction?

Call your dentist: If there is no active bleeding there should be no problem . But ask your dentist to be sure there is no active bleeding. ...Read more

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I took 2 panadol (acetaminophen) extra tablets (500mg/tablet) can I take another 2 panadol (acetaminophen) night tablets four hours later ? P.S : pain after tooth extraction

I took 2 panadol (acetaminophen) extra tablets (500mg/tablet) can I take another 2 panadol (acetaminophen) night tablets four hours later ?  P.S : pain after tooth extraction

Call your dentist: It will be a very good idea if you call the dr who performed the surgery on you .. Taking too much pain killers after extractions is not a very nice thing to do ...Read more

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Surgeon remvd stitches & filled dry socket 3/4 wisd. tooth extraction sites, was aware I took 1 baby asprin night bfore. Whatre my risks & what to do?

Surgeon remvd stitches & filled dry socket 3/4 wisd. tooth extraction sites, was aware I took 1 baby asprin night bfore. Whatre my risks & what to do?

Discuss: Discuss concerns with dentists who can actually examine and treat you. An internet diagnosis is not possible and we would need substantially more information to even begin to advise you properly. ...Read more

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Can I smoke marijuana the night before a wisdom tooth extraction? I'm getting all four removed with IV sedation

Can I smoke marijuana the night before a wisdom tooth extraction? I'm getting all four removed with IV sedation

Not wise: Marijuana can adversely affect the IV sedation. Please, if you do smoke, advise the Oral Surgeon. Your anesthesia may need to be adjusted, or the procedure may have to be postponed. Report ALL Meds, prescription & OTC, as well as all supplements, to the Oral Surgeon as well as any marijuana consumption. ...Read more

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After tooth extraction I have this headache for more than 2 weeks now, my head is pounding specially when down at night I can hear my head pounding like a hearbeat, and now I can feel heat in the back of my neck and at the back of my body my head is very

After tooth extraction I have this headache for more than 2 weeks now, my head is pounding specially when down at night I can hear my head pounding like a hearbeat, and now I can feel heat in the back of my neck and at the back of my body my head is very

See your PCP: There are a number of things that can cause a headache to develop after extraction. Often after a tooth extraction you are prescribed opiates (e.g. Vicodin) Headaches are one of the side effects associated with opiates. Another reason could be caffeine withdrawal, stress or cervicogenic headache. Regardless, see your primary care physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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Should i be concerned if my two canine teeth are a bit sharper than normal people's. Will i need a tooth extraction or will a dentist just have to file them?

Should i be concerned if my two canine teeth are a bit sharper than normal people's. Will i need a tooth extraction or will a dentist just have to file them?

Pointy cuspids: I wouldn't be concerned about sharper than normal canine teeth. It certainly doesn't require extraction. Yes, they can be easily reshaped. Discuss this issue with your own dentist for best advice. ...Read more

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When can one start chewing on the side of tooth extraction after extraction?

When can one start chewing on the side of tooth extraction after extraction?

About a week: The extraction site heals in about 7 to 10 days. Try chewing on that side after about a week. ...Read more

Night Guard (Definition)

Night guard is used to separate teeth , it will help patient that ...Read more