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How do you soothe bone chips after dental surgery?

How do you soothe bone chips after dental surgery?

Rough bone chips: Generally your dentist will assist you by using instruments to buff out rough bony areas to give you relief. Discuss this with your dentist. ...Read more

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Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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How can I soothe bone chips after dental surgery?

See your dentist: If it's loose and you are willing to wait, it will probably come out within a few days. If it is not loose and\or you want to feel better right away, you need to see your dentist who can smooth it off or remove it entirely. ...Read more

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Better to use inhaler or nebulizer following oral Surgery to remove 2 teeth with a bone graft? Read and drinking staws causes clot issue?

Better to use inhaler or nebulizer following oral Surgery to remove 2 teeth with  a bone graft? Read  and drinking staws causes  clot  issue?

Clot issues: The connection of drinking with straws and clot issues is the early loss of clot from extraction site resulting in exposed bone which can become a dry socket. Several other precautions are not rinsing or swishing, no hot liquids, and spitting. All can dislodge clot. No smoking! You can talk to your surgeon about your medication. The surgery is simple and with few cautions, you heal fine. ...Read more

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Which is it like getting general anaesthesia for dental surgery?

Which is it like getting general anaesthesia for dental surgery?

Sleep like a baby: If afraid or procedure is difficult general anesthesia is best. No eating or drinking at least 5 hours before procedure.Also someone must drive you and take you home after you wake up since you will be drowsy. You will feel no pain.During procedure. ...Read more

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Fever 1 month after dental surgery?

Fever 1 month after dental surgery?

Not good: You still have some sort of infection probably an abcess . Go see your dentist as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Do I need pain killers for dental surgery?

Do I need pain killers for dental surgery?

Yes/no: Depends what is being done. Many times all you need is something like advil (ibuprofen). ...Read more

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Does triazolam work good for dental surgery?

Does triazolam work good for dental surgery?

Yes: Triazolam is also sometimes used as an adjuvant in medical procedures requiring anesthesia or to reduce anxiety during brief events like MRI scans. ...Read more

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What kind of dentist performs dental surgery?

What kind of dentist performs dental surgery?

ALL: Technically all dentists perform surgery as surgery is defined as manipulation of a patients body which frequently involves cutting. Whenever a dentist "fills" a cavity he is cutting on part of your body- your tooth. If you are talking about oral surgery or pulling teeth, all dentists are trained in it, just to different degrees. Some chose to do it and some dont. An oral surgeon is the most. ...Read more

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Does hypertension have any affect on dental surgery?

Does hypertension have any affect on dental surgery?

Not Usually: Only minimally unless it's completely uncontrolled (bp > 180 for the top number or >110 for the bottom number). ...Read more

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Dr. Louis Gallia
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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