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What are possible complications from cleaning after tooth extraction?

What are possible complications from cleaning after tooth extraction?

Caution: Rinsing too vigorously or disturbing the tooth socket 24 to 48 hours following extraction, can interfere with the blood clot which forms in the socket & protects the bone. If this clot does not establish itself in the early stages of healing a dry socket (osteomyelitis) will result. This is often referred to as delayed healing & is usually painful. ...Read more

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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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What kind of complications might happen from a tooth extraction?

What kind of complications might happen from  a tooth extraction?

Several: Any surgical procedure carries some risks and possible complications. Your dentist or surgeon should discuss these with you prior to performing the procedure. Some of the more common may include, but are not limited to excessive bleeding, swelling, bruising, sensitivity in adjacent teeth, and limited opening. ...Read more

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What are common complications of a wisdom tooth extraction?

What are common complications of a wisdom tooth extraction?

See Below: There are many possible complications from a wisdom tooth extraction but I would not really call them 'common'. Mild to moderate pain and swelling are not really complications but are considered normal with certain extractions. Some complications are nerve damage, dry socket, infection. ...Read more

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Took dalacin c 300 after wisdom tooth extraction for2 days. I am affraid of the complications can I stop it? my doc said yes, need a2nd op.resistance?

Took dalacin c 300 after wisdom tooth extraction for2 days. I am affraid of the complications can I stop it? my doc said yes, need a2nd op.resistance?

Ask your doctor: Dalacin C capsules contain the active ingredient clindamycin. Clindamycin is usually taken four times a day for seven days, time contingent. However, if your doctor instructed you to discontinue this medication, he/she has judged that the risk of side effects is greater than benefits. Take care. ...Read more

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What are the complications from wisdom tooth extractions?

What are the complications from wisdom tooth extractions?

A few possibilities: Wisdom tooth extraction can be a major surgery in your mouth. Most extractions have no problem associated with them, but in somce cases, post operative pain, swelling, infection, and transient numbness can occur. Speack to your oral surgeon about the risks associated with the procedure you will be having. Hope this info helps. ...Read more

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Complication of wisdom tooth extractions - paraesthesia?

Complication of wisdom tooth extractions - paraesthesia?

One of the risks: Paresthesia of the inferior alveolar nerve is one of the potential risks associated with the removal of impacted mandibular wisdom teeth. Factors affecting the risk may include the position and stage of development of the impacted tooth, as well as the skill level and technique of the dentist and/or surgeon. ...Read more

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How can a tooth extraction work?

How can  a tooth extraction work?

Tooth Extraction: If a tooth has too much damage and can't be saved then in this case, the tooth needs to be extracted. Before removing the tooth, your dentist will administrate a local anesthetic for pain control and by surgical procedure tooth will be removed. Most tooth extractions take just a few minutes and the procedure is very safe. ...Read more

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How much do tooth extraction hurt?

How much do tooth extraction hurt?

Painless : Sorry to hear, but having a tooth pulled is sometimes necessary. Before extraction, your dentist will use a local anesthetic to numb the area where the tooth will be removed. If you are anxious, your dentist may use IV sedation that will prevent pain completely and make you sleep through the procedure. Anesthesia is the key. Good luck. ...Read more

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How expensive is a tooth extraction?

How expensive is a tooth extraction?

Varies: Fees vary from office to office, city to city. A specialist will charge more than a generalist. Being put to sleep ? That's an additional expense. Any number given over the internet is meaningless, since fess in deltona are not the same as los angeles or albany or el paso. ...Read more

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