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Huge!!!: There is not enough space here to do justice to your question. You are what you eat! Avoid all refined carbs, eat minimal lean animal protein, eat all the vegetables you want/can, eat fruits in moderation and use them in place of refined carbs, drink water and avoid carbonated drinks, sports drinks, energy drinks. Take good quality supplements daily. Seek regular dental care, treat/prevent gum ds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
They could: Because the nose/mouth/throat are closely involved with each other, problems with one could affect the other (s). Certain types of dental or nasal surgery, can affect the other. Before any of these, discuss your concerns with your doc, he/she will be able to give you an idea of the possibility. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have an impacted tooth that a dental surgeon exposed. It's been 3 weeks and the stitches are still there. Is this normal?
Hi. On Tuesday I got a standard dental cleaning. Now today the gum behind my lower left wisdom tooth which is fully erupted and not impacted is swolle?
No worries: No worries...this is a common thing to happen around a back wisdom tooth area due to the type of tissue and how it will heal from a cleaning vs other areas. Not to say that the hygienist might have been a little to thorough in that area but I would clean/floss as normal, take some IBU for inflammation and do a warm salt rinse 2x per day until better (1-3days) ...Read more
Can a lower impacted wisdom tooth cause referred pain to upper jaw and hard palate? Hurts between upper & lower jaw where dental nerve is. : (
29 year-old woman who has been suffering malocclusion and tinnitus since a facial fracture 5 years ago, is now looking for her first surgical.....?
Team treatment: Patient suffered dental and skeletal displacement and fractures. These anatomic malrelationship said have to be restored to normal for resolution of am atomic malrelationship said. Team should be assembled chaired by both an Orthodontist and an Oral surgeon who communicate well with each other and who have a track record of treating Orthognathic cases. Team should also include ENT, neurologist, general physician, perhaps a periodontist, and a restorative dentist. But most important, align upper teeth to upper jaw, lower teeth to lower jaw, then properly align jaws to rest of Craniofacial-facial structures and to each other. ...Read moreSee 10 more doctor answers
Pain killer and rest: Your dentist will give you pain medication and anti-imflammatory drugs to contol the pain and swelling. In some case, you will get antibiotics too. For your part, just follow the post-op instruction and have a good rest. Ice pack the day of surgery will help. Mouth rinse and heat treatment days after surger also help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: Avoid any physical exertion for the rest of the day. After the first day listen to your body. There are great variations in the amount of rest you will need until you heal depending on your age, the amount of bone that was removed, and your own individuality. If you begin to be active prematurely, you may experience increased pain in the area of the surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eventual loss: Periodontal problems are often found in the area where the tobacco is placed. And that's only if a cancerous lesion doesn't form first, requiring not only the removal of many teeth but usually a part of your jaw and tongue, resulting in disfigurement and difficulty eating, swallowing, and speaking. Think long and hard before continuing this habit. ...Read more
Scared about?: There are a number of anesthetic options utilized for the removal of impacted teeth, which can be discussed with you during your consultation with your surgeon. During your consultation, you need to discuss your fear of anesthesia so that your surgeon understands what you are scared about and to allow your doc to address these and provide you with anesthetic options you are comfortable with. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
If I have teeth with no feeling after 2 days of experiencing forceful impact (partially avulsed) what are the chances I will need a root canal?
It varies: Your teeth should be re-positioned and splinted. Then data by your endodontist recorded, such as tests on vitality and translucency. X-rays taken before and after re- positioning and photographs. Then be monitored carefully over the next several months. How the pulp responds depends on many factors, such as the condition of the teeth pre- trauma, degree of trauma, your age general health, apical ro. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Studies show that no more then 12% of IMPACTED wisdom teeth cause noticeable problems. If no pain/noticeable pain, should I leave unless bad impact??
A small teeth, last in line of my molar teeth, broke into 1/2 without any impact. I don't have this teeth on the other side. Is it a matter of concern?
For a year I have had random few second lasting tingling in random places on my body, im 21 male. Can this be ms? I have impact teeth can these cause?
What to do about receding gums? Is it from too much impact? Bottom row of teeth have been grinded lower than canines than before
Got a permanent tooth extracted and never got an impact so the teeth close by are falling into that place. Well invisalign correct this?
Depends: Posterior Bite Collapse. If teeth on either side of space have collapsed Invisalign can improve space by up to about 66%. If teeth in opposing arch have over-erupted, Invisalign not very effective at intrusion. Please see an orthodontic Specialist before this gets worse. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
I am getting braces soon and was just wondering, how could teeth extraction impact the shape of your face?
Appearance!: Having teeth out for orthodontics is very common. It is done for a variety of reasons. Most of the time facial features, lips and corners of mouth are effected by straightening the teeth position. This change in most cases can be somewhat predicted and now visualized prior to starting treatment with digital software. Your doctor can help you with your specific questions. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers