Doctor insights on:
How Do I Stop The Drooling After Getting Numbing Before Teeth Pulled
Drooling: Stay away from eating or smelling food that will increase salivation. Other than that, be patient! The medicine wears off after a few hours. ...Read more
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
Swallow: There really is no reason to be drooling after an extraction. It is possible that having the gauze in your mouth to stop the bleeding may be stimulating some extra saliva, but it is just saliva and you should just swallow it. Once the bleeding has stopped you do need the gauze and that should slow down the saliva production. ...Read more
I wanted to know when you get teeth pulled do they numb you and are you awake during the procedure?
I have afib and need to have a couple of teeth pulled. Is the anesthesia used to numb your gum safe with afib?
Maybe: No matter what the cause of your atrial fibrillation, medical clearance ahead of time is necessary. You may be taking oral anticoagulation or aspirin-related rx which lengthen bleeding times and pose unique risks. If af is related to organic heart disease or CAD you may be at increased risk for the transient rapid heart rate that can come from epinephrine. Please see your internist. ...Read more
What to do if I just had 3 teeth pulled and my mouth is still numb. I have a gauze in my mouth but it really itches. Why?
Normal: If you just had your teeth pulled those sensations seem normal and should go away within 12 to 24 hours. If not call your dentist. The gauze can be removed when the bleeding has stopped. ...Read more
Hello. I just got some teeth pulled. For the numbing, they used Novocaine. They injected it into 3 spots. How long does it take for it all to wear off?
2-6 hours: It can take 2-6 hours for local anaesthetic to wear off and for full feeling to return. Just relax, take your mind off it, if concerned call your surgeon office. ...Read more
I would love to have a pretty smile but really scared of dentist need teeth pulled n fixed anxiety is real bad afraid of being numb or they break jaw?
Sedation dentistry: Find a general dentist who does sedation dentistry. Really helps anxious patients. Good luck. ...Read more
I got two teeth pulled in July and there is a small bUmp where the dentist injected the novocaine into my gum and it's still a little numb. Help me?
Return: Please return to the Dentist that knows your situation the best, the Dentist that did the extractions. Impossible to determine cause of "small bump" without examination. Loss of sensation maybe due to nerve damage or to residual infection. You have to be seen to be diagnosed and then treated. ...Read more
My lower left chin and lip are numb and itching from getting my wisdom teeth pulled. Does that mean the nerves are healing?
Progressive. ..: ... Improvement in the feeling you have, compared to what it was after the local anesthesia had completely worn off, is your indication of healing. For example, if your lip was completely numb the day after surgery but now itchy several days later, that improvement is an indication of the nerve recovering. Your surgeon will explain this in more detail. ...Read more
I had my 4 wisdom teeth pulled soon after 8 am this morning and it is now 4:10 pm and my lower lip and tongue are still numb. Is this normal?
Wisdom teeth: You should have gotten the feeling back by now. Talk to your surgeon if the problem continues tomorrow. ...Read more
Upper wisdom teeth pulled. 5 days after started having tongue tingles and twitches. (whole face has been swollen and numb til then)?
What is the question: If your face was swollen and numb before the extractions then that should have started to heal after the extractions. If you got swelling after the extractions then I would contact the oral surgeon that extracted the teeth. If you did not see an oral surgeon then contact the dentist and good luck. ...Read more
Need rest of teeth pulled & bone ground fir dentures trouble with being numb. Want to be asleep when they do it. Worth the extra money 4 no stress?
Absolutely: Conscious sedation can be a wonderful thing for this type of treatment. Good luck. ...Read more
My left side of my face is numb along with my shoulder blade. I have ear aches in both ears. I had 3 teeth pulled 8 days ago and stitches.?
Follow up: Question #1 is can you make normal facial expressions like smiling, winking with your left eye, etc. If not, we are talking about some kind of damage to the facial nerve which would be very uncommon after oral surgery. The earache doesn't worry me as much as that can be due to inflammation in the TMJ from pressure during the procedure. Follow up with either an oral surgeon your dentist. ...Read more
Ihadwisdom tooth extraction at feb25, 2014. Still ihave toung numb. At dat time I met doctr dis condtn called paresthesia. How long my toung will numb?
Numb tongue: Unfortunately, while it may resolve, this could be permanent. The nerve to the tongue is very close to the site of the operation to remove a wisdom tooth and is sensitive to injury. The injection to numb you for the surgery is a rare cause of it, although the operation to remove the tooth is a more likely reason. You should see an oral surgeon who repairs nerves for options and information. ...Read more
Paresthesia: I assume that you had a lower wisdom tooth removed and that the doctor who removed your tooth gave you an injection of a local anesthetic to numb the tooth. That injection also numbs the tongue on the same side. If the doctor accidentally hit the nerve during the injection, or traumatized the nerve during tooth removal, the tongue may remain numb for a while. Eventually, all feeling will return. ...Read more
3 days ago I had my lower horizontal wisdom tooth extraction Since now my half tongue is feels numb and swollen I hv feeling of trickling on tongue?
After 2 weeks of tooth extraction I have this throbbing headache, jaw numb, neck is very hot and my back, head pounding 24/7?
Possible Infection: Please call your surgeon ASAP for a follow up. ...Read more
Dentist says nerve damage may have been done during wisdom tooth extraction half of tongue is numb, but is starting to tingle is this a good sign?
Nerve tear/stretch: When a nerve ha been excessively stretched or torn, there is a chance for it to regrow as ling as the myelin coating is intact. When regrowth occurs the nerve will attempt to grow back to its oringinal position. The growth of a peripheral nerve is a mm each 3 days. The tingle may represent the nerve ending making contact with its oringinal position on the tongue. ...Read more
Why is my ear and scalp numb after wisdom tooth extraction? Do you have to take penicillin or any antibiotic after extraction?
Numb: You have just had surgery. It takes time to recover. If symptoms do not begin to ease off after 48 hours, call the Dentist or Oral Surgeon who did the extraction for a post-surgical reevaluation. As to antibiotics, if the tooth or surrounding tissues were not infected antibiotic may not be necessary. It's the treating doctor's call. If you want more information, call your surgeon. ...Read more
8 to 10 minutes: Some extraction sites may take a bit longer or ooze due to the complexity of the wound. Bleeding times can become longer with certain medications. ...Read more
Tea bag/gauze: Direct pressure with gauze for 30 minutes. If it doesn't stop, use pressure with a wet lipton tea bag. If that doesn't stop it, contact your dentist. ...Read more
No using straw: You can but do not use a straw because it can create suction and cause the clot to be lost. I would recommend drinking something healthier such as milk, orange juice, tomato juice, etc. ...Read more
Asking questions: After examining and evaluating your specific situation, a team of dentists, namely a general dentist, orthodontist and oral surgeon can answer all your questions regarding recommended treatment. ...Read more
Braces first: In my 30 years I have almost always put appliances on first: 2 major reasons: a patient who has teeth removed may have a situation come up that requires delay in start and that may cause loss of clinical choices when starting up and most importantly: I have never had the wrong tooth removed when it is the tooth to be removed that does not have a bracket attached. Just my way of doing things! ...Read more
Not a good idea: It is best not to get your teeth pulled, as long as you take good care of your teeth they are suppose to last you a lifetime. There is no age to get any of your teeth pulled, only if and when they become badly damage and can not be fixed. ...Read more
Retained baby teeth: Not necessarily. The question of keeping or removing those baby teeth depends on why they are still there. If there are no permanent to replace them then keeping the baby teeth, if they are healthy, is a good idea, assuming they are toward the back. Get some x-rays and discuss your options with your dentist. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor online
- How do i get rid of numbing and tingling in right arm?
- Do you lose weight after getting your wisdom teeth pulled?
- After getting wisdom teeth pulled
- How do i stop getting migraines?
- How long do i wait after having a virus before getting a flu shot?
- Teeth pulled before dentures
- How many teeth ned to be pulled if i have crowded teeth and am getting braces?
- How can i get rid of the swelling after wisdom teeth removal?
- How can i stop drooling in my sleep?