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Complications 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
One week after multiple tooth extractions. No complications so far. Am i in the clear? If not what can I do to prevent complications at this point?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Normal & Varies: Depending on the type of extraction, the surgeons style and expertise and the patient, post surgery pain varies dramatically. Whatever you feel is real for you and your dentist can help you if there is a need for pain medication, medication for infection or swelling. Arnica is a good holistic over the counter aid. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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