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Can The Dentist Force You To Have A Tooth Pulled
No: You cannot be forced into treatment. However, your dentist maybe of the opinion that a tooth is nonrestorable (nonrepairable), and can advise and inform you that extraction (pulling the tooth) is your only viable option. Be sure to ask your dentist the advantages and disadvantages of the treatment and the alternatives. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it ok to be sedated by dentist to have a tooth pulled after a colopscopy 8days ago bit still bleedin lightly?
Separate issues: You should be able to have the sedation to have your tooth pulled by your dentist. The previous anesthetic for colonoscopy would have no effect on your sedation for pulling your tooth. However, you may want to bring up the light bleeding with you GI doc (doc who did your colonoscopy) and your dentist. One issue they may have is anemia (low blood count) after bleeding. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am on plavix (clopidogrel) and need to have a tooth pulled. My dentist wants me to stop 4 days before extraction?
Maybe: Check with md first if you need to continue Plavix (clopidogrel) should not be a problem with a simple extraction - bleeding controlled with gauze or socket dressing. If difficult extraction or several , need for gum surgery in addidtion; significant bleeding this will complicate visibilty for the doctor sutures are needed and anticoagulant packing needed bleeding can restart when anesthetic wearing off. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Help docs! i had my tooth pulled a few months ago and regret it, can I have my dentist reattach the tooth?
I had tooth pulled 2 months ago, 3 weeks later im in severe pain, dentist had to remove left over root, still hurting bad! nothing on xrays. Hel?
I had a tooth pulled by a dentist on 2\14\11 which resulted in nerve damage. Several drs l8r, still unsure which branch is causing pain. Pls help.
First of all...: The affected nerve is Trigeminal nerve. Although I don't understand why it matters which nerve is causing the pain. You need to see a pain specialist. They are the only doctors with the current knowledge needed to help you with your problem. Then you need to follow their advice. See a board certified specialist in pain management and ask for an opinion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got a wisdom tooth pulled today around 930 am the dentist didn't give me stitches. I'm still bleeding? Is that normal?
Yes: Whether or not a stitch is used or not after the removal of a tooth is a decision made by your dentist/surgeon based upon the procedure required to remove the wisdom tooth. Postoperative bleeding will vary from individual to individual and can usually be controlled with gentle biting pressure on gauze sponges. Expect to have some blood tinged saliva during the first 24 hours. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Hello. Friday I had a wisdom tooth pulled that turned into a dry socket.I saw the dentist this morning but didn't ask how soon could iI eat?
Took my 6 y 10 month old daughter for routine dentist appt to get her front tooth pulled. Hours later, she now has a 102.5 fever, should I be worried?
Coincidence ?: Probably. Was the front tooth infected? Extractions and dental anesthetics do not cause fevers. Discuss your concerns with her dentist and pediatrician. ...Read more
Is it ok to contine taking my prescribed oxytocin before getting my wisdom tooth pulled, even though the dentist said not to eat or take asprine?
My dentist wants to put me on gas when I have my tooth pulled out, but i'm scared the needle will still hurt while i get numbed, will i feel anything?
Nitrous Oxide: Nitrous oxide (gas) will take the edge off and enable a smooth transition to anesthetic delivery. Ask your provider about using a topical jelly prior to injection. Good technique, and the above suggestions should guarantee you a comfortable experience at the dentist. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
I had a tooth pulled 3 days ago and the blood clot is about to fall out what do I need to do? Its friday evening so i can't see a dentist until monday
Perhaps still OK: My office is open on saturdays as are many offices. You might want to see another dentist just to be sure. Without seeing a dentist there is not much that you can do on your own. Just because you think or see the clot about ready to fall out, does not mean that it will or that there is not some clotting still present underneath. You may be just fine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is considered best: to have an abscessed tooth pulled by a dentist or remove by an oral surgeon?
Depends: Procedures that go smoothly appear to be easy. Pre planning and training play a major role in how smoothly procedures go. One never knows what unexpected problems will occur and therefore i always recommend patients select the best trained person available. Good luck -. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I just tooth pulled one of the hardest one,dentist was pushing till my jaw moved but I'm fine I can talk, but I'm kinda scared.is it normal ?
Help! im having a broken abscessed tooth pulled and my dentist doesn't offer any gas. Im scared for the shots! how can I prepare for the pain?
Ask for sedation: Nitrous oxide (laughing gas) helps decrease anxiety, but may not have much effect on pain. As an alternative, you might inquire about oral sedation (i.e. Valium) to help with the nervousness. Dental injections can be done with decreased pain if they are done slowly. Remember that you will feel better afterwards and the anesthetic is a big part of your getting comfortable. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What all can be done to fix an abscessed tooth? I've got an abscessed tooth that is pretty sore, and am going to make an appointment with my dentist today. I know that having the tooth pulled is an option, but is there anything that can be done to save an
Don't pull tooth!: Pulling a tooth may affect the function and cost more to replace it. Abscess tooth can be root canal and build up and a crown to fix the occlusion that may cause the abscess. If treated early, the treatment is less expensive and the bone loss is usually reversible. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had my tooth pulled out on Friday 6 pm by dentist, it says I can't rinse mouth for 48 h it's 15.27 pm can I rinse with warm salt water now ?.
Follow directions: Please follow your surgeon's directions.Get a more detailed answer ›
Im in a bad spot i need tooth pulled and have no money for dentist im in a lot of pain cant sleep only walk around house what can i do?
No choice: Unless you see a Dentist there're no other viable alternatives.Many Dentists have payment plans. You may qualify with Social Services for subsidized care. Dental Schools offer reduced cost treatment. You may be able to cover the cost of treatment by giving up your internet connection for a short period of time. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I just got tooth extraction that took 30 mnts which dentist broke it to be able to pull it, now I'm felling like im coming with sore throat???
Sore extraction: It is not uncommon to have a slight sore throat or pain when swallowing after surgery. As the muscles near the extraction site might get swollen, therefore trying to swallow can then be painful and sore. It should get better in a few days.nonprescription throat lozenges and pain relievers can help with this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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