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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Is it normal to experience fever, aches, and a general feeling of being unwell 2 days after having 4 wisdom teeth extracted. Done under a general.?

Is it normal to experience fever, aches, and a general feeling of being unwell 2 days after having 4 wisdom teeth extracted. Done under a general.?

Not particularly: Fever and aches are usually not associated with wisdom tooth extraction. You may have an infection which may or may not be related to the extractions. Have your oral surgeon take a look and if not related, see your physician. ...Read more

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18 teeth extracted one week ago gums are swollen sires from dentures ib prophen don't work, fever and sore throat started today. What should I do?

18 teeth extracted one week ago gums are swollen sires from dentures ib prophen don't work, fever and sore throat started today. What should I do?

See you dentist: Hi Billy! Your denture should start feeling better after a week or so. It's not uncommon for a denture to be adjusted multiple times after you have had your teeth out. The bone and gum tissue will eventually heal and shrink. At this point you will need to relign the denture so it fits your mouth properly. Usually a few months after receiving the denture. Best of luck! ...Read more

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1 week ago I had 3 teeth extracted to start implan s. I have been on amoxicillin since but last 4 days I have flu symptoms. Could they be related?

1 week ago I had 3 teeth extracted to start implan s. I have been on amoxicillin since but last 4 days I have flu symptoms. Could they be related?

Maybe: Sometimes antibiotics can upset the stomach... If that is what you mean when you say flu like symptoms then they could be related. Other wise it may not be related.... You should give your dentist a call and tell him or her your symptoms and ask what to do... ...Read more

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I have a salty tasting discharge after upper molar tooth extraction. The extraction was 3 days ago. No pain or fever.

I have a salty tasting discharge after upper molar tooth extraction. The extraction was 3 days ago. No pain or fever.

Post op: You should call the dentist who extracted the tooth to have that area re-evaluated to make sure everything is healing properly and there are no other problems with adjacent teeth. This is something that cannot be done over the internet. ...Read more

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Help docs! I had a wisdom tooth extraction two days ago I'm running a low fever is this normal?

Help docs! I had a wisdom tooth extraction two days ago I'm running a low fever is this normal?

Temp to 100.5 F: A slight fever is common the first few days after surgery. However, if you have a higher fever (over 101.3 F) or if fever persists, visit your surgeon for post-op appointment. ...Read more

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I have a fever 9 days after tooth extraction. What can I take for this?

I have a fever 9 days after tooth extraction. What can I take for this?

Visit your surgeon: Having a fever is always something to be concerned about after any surgery. Call your surgeon for post-op visit and treatment. ...Read more

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I'm 10 days post tooth extraction and am having low fevers and throat pain. Could this be related. Where I had the extraction is not returning calls?

I'm 10 days post tooth extraction and am having low fevers and throat pain. Could this be related. Where I had the extraction is not returning calls?

Depends on: Local findings at extraction site, degree of fever, and other symptoms. If you have high fever, difficulty swallowing or opening your mouth, or loss of voice, you should go to ED. ...Read more

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Sinus cavity has been exposed from tooth extraction. High fever for 5 days, sore throat.

Sinus cavity has been exposed from tooth extraction. High fever for 5 days, sore throat.

See oral surgeon: Sinus communication is not uncommon complication when extracting upper molars. You should see an oral surgeon. The goal is to surgically obtain primary closure and eliminate infection. Good luck. ...Read more

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My son is 18 months Has a temp of 100.4. Sweating and has super hot feet and legs. He has no sores in his mouth. And a bit restless. Is this the flu?

My son is 18 months Has a temp of 100.4. Sweating and has super hot feet and legs. He has no sores in his mouth. And a bit restless. Is this the flu?

Could certainly be: The flu, or another virus. I would recommend you call his pediatrician and have him seen. Meanwhile make sure he's drinking plenty of fluids and if he has no medical contraindication, you can give him Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin or Advil for the fever, if he's uncomfortable. ...Read more

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Wisdom teeth extracted 3 years ago. Continuous gum and cheek inflammation. Occasional bouts of fever, dizziness and nausea lasting 1.5 to 3 days.?

Wisdom teeth extracted 3 years ago. Continuous gum and cheek inflammation. Occasional bouts of fever, dizziness and nausea lasting 1.5 to 3 days.?

Chronic infection?: Did symptoms start before or after wisdom teeth extracted? Have you returned to Dentist or Oral Surgeon for reevaluation? Have you been evaluated for cavities and/or gum disease? Do you have systemic diseases? Have you had a complete physical in the last 3 years? Establish baseline, see both general physician and general dentist for thorough examinations. Referrals may be necessary. ...Read more

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Can I smoke 15hours after having my teeth extracted?

Can I smoke 15hours after having my teeth extracted?

Not recommended: Most of oral surgeons advice not to smoke for at least 24-72 hours. The smoking will interfere with blood flow and compromise or delay the healing. ...Read more

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I just had four teeth extracted yesterday, what should I eat?

I just had four teeth extracted yesterday, what should I eat?

Nourishing food: You may eat any nourishing food that can be taken with comfort. Very soft food for the first several days is recommended. Avoid hard, crunchy foods such as potato chips or nuts that may complicate the extraction site for at least 7 days. Switch to regular foods when you feel comfortable enough to do so. Take care. ...Read more

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What is the best sedation option when having 2 teeth extracted?

What is the best sedation option when having 2 teeth extracted?

Oral, i.v. or inhale: The options are either taking a pill an hour or so before the appointment (halcion (triazolam) is a common choice) or having a sedative delivered chairside via i. V. Or using nitrous oxide/oxygen inhalation (laughing gas). The first 2 methods will require someone other than you take you to the appointment and drive you home. The last option wears off almost immediately and so you can drive. ...Read more

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Do you have to go toothless if you get all your teeth extracted?

Do you have to go toothless if you get all your teeth extracted?

No: An immediate transitional denture is an option. Your dentist takes an impression or mold of your teeth and removes the teeth from the stone models. Your dentures are fabricated and when ready, you have your teeth removed and your dentures inserted the same day so you do not have to go toothless. Depending on the number of teeth remaining, immediate implants and fixed dentures may be possible. ...Read more

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Please tell me if I should get teeth extracted for braces?

Please tell me if I should get teeth extracted for braces?

I can't: I don't know anything about you or your malocclusion. Approximately 30% of all orthodontic patients require the removal of 1 or more permanent teeth, 70% do not. To make the extraction/non-extraction decision you will have to be examined by an orthodontic specialist. Ask your dentist for a recommendation and go for an initial visit. Let the orthodontist help you with the decision. ...Read more

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What to do if I am so scared I got my teeth extracted for braces?

What to do if I am so scared I got my teeth extracted for braces?

Fear of the dentist?: 30% of the population dread a visit to the dentist, but there are ways to overcome your fear. With a combination of knowledge, expertise, kindness, proper anesthesia and gentleness, dentists can do a lot to make your dental treatment, pleasant, painless and stress free. ...Read more

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I am having all 4 wisdom teeth extracted tomorrow, should I be concerned?

I am having all 4 wisdom teeth extracted tomorrow, should I be concerned?

It depends: It depends on who is removing your teeth, how much experience and surgical expertise they have and how difficult your teeth are. It is a procedure performed everyday in most oral ; maxillofacial surgeons offices but an experienced general dentist with experience can handle many cases. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting teeth extracted and a palatal expander?

What are the chances of getting teeth extracted and a palatal expander?

See a pro: Please be examined by a qualified Orthodontic Specialist. Extractions required if too much tooth material for the amount of supporting bone material. Expansion (or expansion + surgery in adults) is required if upper jaw too narrow compared to lower jaw. Please see a qualified Orthodontic Specialist for advice. ...Read more

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Help I had wisdom teeth extracted; blood clot came out. What to do?

Help I had wisdom teeth extracted; blood clot came out. What to do?

Blood clot: If you are having no pain, keep the area clean and free of debris, as per the post-op instructions from your oral surgeon.
If you are having increased or prolonged pain, or if you are concerned about a dry socket (which causes severe pain), contact your oral surgeon for advice and/or an examination. ...Read more

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I got two molar teeth extracted on 4/5 how long before I can play baseball?

I got two molar teeth extracted on 4/5 how long before I can play baseball?

Depends: If these were wisdom teeth extractions, were the teeth visible or were they impacted (below the gumline)? If impacted, and if they were difficult extractions, then you may need to take it easy for a week or longer, if simple extractions, then typically 3-4 days, so long as you are not in pain and not taking narcotic pain medication. Talk to your dentist. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use smokeless tobacco 12 days after I get my wisdom teeth extracted?

Never safe: Tobacco usage in any form is never safe. There are literally hundreds of toxic elements in tobacco that have proven to cause cancer and other life shortening and life threatening conditions. Since you have been off using tobacco, why not take this as an opportunity to finally kick the habit for good! It will save your life! ...Read more

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I am getting braces. My doctor says that I need to get 5 teeth extracted. Is it normal?

I am getting braces. My doctor says that I need to get 5 teeth extracted. Is it normal?

Yes: If you doubt their recommendation then get a second opinion. I have seen up to 8 teeth be recommended to do a case. ...Read more

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Will methadone cause any adverse reaction when having several teeth extracted under general anesthesia?

Should be no problem: As long as you are on a relatively stable dose of methadone, your anesthesiologist will be able to assess your needs and plan your anesthetic to ensure your safety and comfort. ...Read more

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Wisdom teeth extracted now it feels like my front teeth on the tongue side have receded gumline. Is this normal?

Wisdom teeth extracted now it feels like my front teeth on the tongue side have receded gumline. Is this normal?

Check it: Ask your surgeon to check it. It is most likely not related to the extractions. Having a procedure sometimes makes us more aware. If it is a problem, it can be treated. ...Read more

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Tooth Extraction (Definition)

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