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Getting a lip pierce and neck tattoo 3 weeks before oral surgery?

Getting a lip pierce and neck tattoo 3 weeks before oral surgery?

Please don't.: What's your hurry? Have the oral surgery, recover from that, then abuse your body any way you want, if you're so inclined; it's a free country. But why do anything just prior to a surgical procedure that might complicate that procedure, due to an infection or other issues? Why take that chance when it just isn't necessary? ...Read more

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Tattoos (Definition)

Tattoos on your breasts, or elsewhere, will not have any effect on your pregnancy or on breastfeeding your new baby. It may not be a good idea to get a new tattoo during pregnancy or while breastfeeding, because of the small risk of infection from the small breaks in the skin that ...Read more


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I have pain after 3 years from oral surgery to inside of lip. How can I treat the pain?

I have pain after 3 years from oral surgery to inside of lip. How can I treat the pain?

3 years?: Have you talked to the Surgeon. That's the person who knows you best, and can best help you manage your problem. ...Read more

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My tongue has yellow coating, I had oral surgery on my gum/lip on Tues . Eating mainly chicken broth. i seems to be healing nice but lots of PND?

My tongue has yellow coating, I had oral surgery on my gum/lip on Tues . Eating  mainly chicken broth. i seems to be healing nice but lots of PND?

Sounds normal: you did not describe the surgery but you are still early in the healing stage. Contact the surgeon if you have any questions about healing and or results. ...Read more

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My implant got an infection in it. I had an oral surgery to clean out the infection. Its been 4 weeks and there is still numbness in the left lip and chin. What should I do?

My implant got an infection in it. I had an oral surgery to clean out the infection. Its been 4 weeks and there is still numbness in the left lip and chin. What should I do?

Numbness: This is usually a transient issue and it can take up to one year for it to return. There should be progression of return of sensation over time. Check with your doctor and let them know where the numbness is present. ...Read more

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How long does it take for numbness in chin and lip to go away after oral surgery, removal of cyst on lower jaw bone?

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How long does it take for numbness in chin and lip to go away after oral surgery, removal of cyst on lower jaw bone?

Cyst: It all depends on the depth of the cyst and it's proximity to the nerve. As long as the nerve was not severed then it may take 4-6 months. If not then see a special oral surgeon who does nerve repair. ...Read more

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Does parnoramic X-ray show all fine fractures or nerve injuries in the upper plate or neck as the result of bad oral surgery?

Does parnoramic X-ray show all fine fractures or nerve injuries in the upper plate or neck as the result of bad oral surgery?

No : A panorex will give a 2 dimensional picture of a 3 dimensional object. It is good in detecting certain pathologic conditions but not all. ...Read more

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Oral Surgery (Definition)

That field of dentistry that treat diseases, traumatic injuries and deformities of the oral cavity, jaws and face. Oral and maxillofacial surgeons complete a minimum of 4 years of post-dental school ...Read more