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Please help me with wisdom tooth gum pain?

Please help me with wisdom tooth gum pain?

Rinse debris: It sounds like pericornitis which is the inflamation of the tissue overlying an erupting tooth.. If food collects under this flap, infection and pain can occur. Rinse thourughly with a diluted solution of peroxide and mouthwash, otc nsaids and clean under the flap arefully. Maintain it clean. If the pain does not go away, see you dentist. ...Read more

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Gum Pain (Definition)

Is a localized physical suffering associated with gingivitis and/or periodontitis. It is a oral soft tissue sensation induced by a noxious stimulus, received by naked nerve endings, characterized by physical discomfort as pricking, throbbing, or aching. ...Read more


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What would be best homeopathic for slight facial swelling poss due to unexposed wisdom tooth (no mouth/gum pain). 62 & female.

What would be best homeopathic for slight facial swelling poss due to unexposed wisdom tooth (no mouth/gum pain). 62 & female.

Your body, but......: While the healing ability of your own body will be the best homeopathic solution, you cannot be sure as to the exact cause of the swelling, whether it's the wisdom tooth or another cause, or if you have an infection that requires specific treatment and antibiotic coverage. Therefore, it is imperative that you see a dentist for an evaluation. This includes x-rays of the area. ...Read more

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What is the quickest and easiest way to sooth gum pain from wisdom teeth coming in that could be used overnight (while sleeping)?

What is the quickest and easiest way to sooth gum pain from wisdom teeth coming in that could be used overnight (while sleeping)?

Wisdom teeth: Take 600 mg ibuprophen every 6 hours if this is a safe drug for you to take. Keep the area as clean as you can to eliminate food debris. Rinse with warm salt water. See a dentist or oral surgeon asap. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i can relieve wisdom teeth extraction - gum pain?

Can you tell me how i can relieve wisdom teeth extraction - gum pain?

See an oral surgeon : Or the dentist. Pain and swelling following dental extraction is usually at its worst 24 – 48 hours after surgery, after that it should subside more and more every day and after 7 days stop. If pain persists or worsens, it may require attention and you should call your dentist or oral surgeon for follow up appointment. ...Read more

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Wisdom teeth removed Feb. 1st. Ever since I've had lower head, neck, upper shoulder, and gum pain. Is this normal?

2 separate problems: 1. Neck and lower head pain. See your PCP. 2. Pain and swelling following dental extraction is usually at its worst 24 – 48 hours after surgery, after that it should subside more and more every day and after 7 days stop. Three month following surgery it's not OK. Time to call your dentist and to check the gum pain. Maybe another tooth needs attention? ...Read more

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What to do if my gum overlap after wisdom tooth removal?

What to do if my gum overlap after wisdom tooth removal?

Can be revised: It depends upon how long ago the extraction was done. A residual operculum is not very unusual and typically they reshape to a minimal form that does not need treatment. Occasionally, they need revision which is often done with a laser. Very quick, simple and minimal post op issue. I would suggest to wait about 6 months post surgery before a revision unless it is very bothersome. ...Read more

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I have a flap of gum above my below wisdom tooth. Is it needed to be removed?

I have a flap of gum above my below wisdom tooth. Is it needed to be removed?

Operculum: If you are asymptomatic, you may be able to leave it. More often than not, the tissue needs to be removed or the tooth needs to be extracted. ...Read more

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Early I felt that my wisdom tooth is going back into my gums. What should I do?

See your dentist: Sometimes wisdom teeth are valuable asset when healthy and properly aligned, but more often, they are misaligned and require removal. The removal of wisdom teeth is one of the most common procedures at ages 15-25. See your dentist for evaluation and x-rays. ...Read more

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