Doctor insights on:
Swelling After Wisdom Teeth Removal
Varies: Swelling generally reaches its peak 48 hours after the surgery and then gradually decreases. You should use ice immediately following surgery for the first 24 hours and then after 24 hours start gently rinsing with warm salt water and use moist heat on the outside of your face to help the swelling resolve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
How many days on average will pain and swelling last after a wisdom tooth extraction of an erupted wisdom tooth? Will the pain be bearable?
O.Surgery guidelines: Guidelines to determine degree of difficulty in removing wisdom teeth and predicting post-op pain and swelling. Tooth position is a major determinant in the methods used in extractions. Generally, more fully erupted teeth require less surgical intervention. Angled or tilted teeth, no. of roots and curvature of roots may require sectioning of the roots resulting in more pain and swelling. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How much pain will I be in after having 2 tooth extractions and molar bands put in within a day of each other?
In general, what is the recovery time for cheek swelling to go down after a wisdom tooth extraction?
One week : In general it takes one to two days for the swelling from the trauma from the extraction but if the wisdom tooth was slightly inflamed before the exit. It can take a week to go down with antibiotics taken from the first day if swelling persists after a week it might be a good idea to visit your dentist for further treatment options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long does referred pain in other teeth last after wisdom teeth extraction? I am day 11 post op and feeling pain in two teeth nearby.
How many days after removal of impacted wisdom teeth would dry socket occur (I got mine removed 6 days ago)?
In my before & i-year after dental X-ray after wisdom teeth removal, the angle of lower jaw shifted on that same side. Why? Can it be fixed?
I do not understand: Angle of lower jaw shift? X-rays may not be taken at the exact same angulation, therefore, you may see shape differences that are only caused by angulation differences but are not different. If you have questions a dentist needs to thoroughly examine your jaw to see if you have an actual problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Should get consult: Consider a consultation with the dentist/oral surgeon who is potentially going to remove your wisdom teeth. You have options- local anesthesia, sedation, or general anesthesia- being totally asleep or partially. They will inform you whether you should eat or drink before and how many hours prior, They should provide all the info you should need pre and post op ...Read more
Ice pack: Ice packs to jaw.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can a wisdom tooth extraction site get infected 3 weeks after removal? I'm having some mouth pains around where they were pulled and some in my neck.
Yes: It is possible that you may have lodged some food debris in the healing extraction socket or that there are some spicules of bone or tooth debris that is still in the socket and is exfoliating. Swelling and bleeding would be indications of infection. It's unlikely a dry socket. Neck pain can possibly be muscle strain or TMJ from procedure . Contact the oral surgeon for an evaluation. ...Read more
Ice and NSAID's.: Ice packs applied to the swollen area 10 minutes at a time with 10 minute breaks in between can help. So can non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin, Motrin (ibuprofen) and naprosyn (naproxen sodium). Do not exceed the manufacturer's dosages written on the bottle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on healing: While i don't condone smoking any thing at any time as it is bad for your overall health... To answer your question. It depends on how fast you heal. If the area is completely healed then smoking pot will cause no more or less damage then it would at any other time. If the area is not completely healed then smoking anything will slow down the healing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, but: Yes, but only for a number of days. You might be accidentally rubbing your tongue against the site. Prop your head up on some pillows when you go to sleep. Consult with you own dentist who is most knowledgeable about your medical history and specific dental situation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is is safe to carry 7klo luggage 5days after the extraction of my 2 impacted wisdom tooth? Is there any possibility of swelling on my face after?
Yes: After five days, you should establish a normal pattern of healing such as a stabilized clot is achieved. Incidence of dry socket should be already ruled out. Infection and swelling should be in control. Carry a 7 kilo (15 lbs) luggage (or heavier) is not a problem. There should not be any possibility (even impossible) of swelling on the face. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Varies: Onset anywhere from the day of extraction to 4 days and than chances decrease..But symptoms can last long once caused. ...Read more
Can i play baseball a week after getting two wisdom teeth pulled and a dry socket in one of them?
Probably: If you feel up to it then most likely yes. To be absolutely certain, ask the dentist or oral surgeon who removed the teeth what they think would be best for you. They have first hand knowledge of your case and are the best ones to advise you in this situation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe due to: Ulcers in the mouth following the removal of wisdom teeth may be related to surgical trauma. Limited access to the wisdom teeth due to a small mouth or limited opening makes surgery more difficult. Ulcers can also be due to biting of the tissues while you are still numb as well as biting of the tissues when the tissues are swollen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a absessed tooth extracted 2weeks ago. I'm noticing similar pain (prior to extraction) in the tooth next to the extracted. Non wisdom. Normal?
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- How to prevent swelling after wisdom teeth removal?
- How long is swelling after wisdom teeth removal?
- How can i get rid of the swelling after wisdom teeth removal?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- How long does swelling last after wisdom teeth removal?
- Pain and swelling after wisdom teeth removal
- Reducing swelling after wisdom teeth removal
- Reduce swelling after wisdom teeth removal
- Talk to a pediatrician online