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How much time do dental onlays/crowns normally hurt?

How much time do dental onlays/crowns normally hurt?

See your dentist: Dental onlays/crown pain is usually the consequence of dental crown that does not lay on the tooth properly or it could possibly sit too high. Nevertheless, sounds like a long time for a crown to still hurt. If you have symptoms that persist for 3 month, you should report them to your dentist for an evaluate and a treatment recommendation. Good luck ...Read more

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Braces (Definition)

They are used in orthodontics. The braces are put onto the teeth at precise anatomical locations, and wire runs through the braces and brings teeth into proper alignment. This is a very short answer for a very ...Read more


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Curious as to how much do wisdom teeth hurt when growing?

It can vary: The perception of pain or discomfort and how we respond to it varies from person to person. As wisdom teeth are developing and erupting or attempting to erupt into the mouth, can be uncomfortable for some patients, and extremely painful for others. ...Read more

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How much does it hurt to get wisdom teeth removed?

Depends: There probably will be some discomfort for a few days. However, pain medications can get you through this time period. ...Read more

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How much does it hurt to have wisdom teeth removed?

How much does it hurt to have wisdom teeth removed?

Depends: Any surgical procedure will have some degree of discomfort. The unknown variable is how each person perceives and handles the discomfort. Wisdom tooth surgery can be performed with a number of different anesthetic and sedation options. The best advice would be for you to discuss your concerns with your dentist or surgeon and have your surgery performed with an option you both agree upon. ...Read more

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How much do tooth extraction hurt?

Painless : Sorry to hear, but having a tooth pulled is sometimes necessary. Before extraction, your dentist will use a local anesthetic to numb the area where the tooth will be removed. If you are anxious, your dentist may use IV sedation that will prevent pain completely and make you sleep through the procedure. Anesthesia is the key. Good luck. ...Read more

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How much can it hurt to get teeth pulled?

How much can it hurt to get teeth pulled?

Depends: Perception of pain and how we handle pain varies from person to person. Your mouth should be numb when the procedure is performed. However, you can still feel pressure under local anesthesia. Some patients associate the pressure sensation as a painful stimulus and may have an unpleasant experience. There are some patients who may have a difficult time getting numb, and can consider sedation. ...Read more

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Why do splinters hurt so much ?

Why do splinters hurt so much ?

Sensitivity: Typically splinters occur in areas (hands) and layers of your skin rich in nerve supply, irritation of these nerves can be quite painful. ...Read more

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Dont want metal braces? How much is invisalign?

Dont want metal braces? How much is invisalign?

$6K to $7K: With invisalign. You get a very experienced dentist and you get terrific results. My advice to you is to not shop for price but shop for great results, both in your bite & appearance. In straightening teeth, experience & training makes for the best results. Much like a finish carpenter can create beautiful things & a basic carpenter can hammer nails & do basic work. Results vary. Quality is key. ...Read more

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How much time does it take to remove my braces?

How much time does it take to remove my braces?

Minutes: It takes just a few minutes to disconnect the braces from the teeth. It takes longer to remove the residual bonding material from the teeth and then polish the teeth. Additional time required to take impressions for retainers and to go over post-braces oral hygiene instructions. Ask your Treating Dentist or Orthodontic Specialist how much time you should set aside. ...Read more

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How much will it hurt to have re-alignment surgery?

Usually mild pain: Discomfort from strabismus surgery is typically mild can can be relieved with otc tylenol (acetaminophen). Your surgeon will provide specific recommendations for postop medications. ...Read more

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How much do you really remember when sedated?

How much do you really remember when sedated?

Depends on the drug: Some sedatives may have an amnesic effect in which have no recollection of the procedure. Others may allow you to remember vaguely what happened. ...Read more

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How much do fake teeth cost?

How much do fake teeth cost?

That is a very vague: General question, the answer depends really on many factors, Do you have any teeth ? , are talking about full dentures ? , because the cost greatly varies between fixed fake teeth like bridges and implants , and removable fake teeth like partial and full dentures, Please clarify :) ...Read more

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Get braces? How much do braces cost? And does it hurt to get on? How long does it take i want as much information as possible please asap

Get braces? How much do braces cost? And does it hurt to get on? How long does it take i want as much information as possible please asap

Placing : Placing braces on your teeth is painless, so you don't have to worry about that. You do need to meet with an orthodontist to find out what your problem is before anyone can tell you how're long it would take to fix it or how much it would cost. ...Read more

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I have to get braces, how badly do they hurt?

You'll be sore: Expect it to feel like having a headache in your mouth for a short while. Ask your orthodontic specialist for instructions to help take the edge off. Additionally, a high protein diet will provide you with the building blocks necessary for repair. You will be very satisfied at the end of treatment, and glad that you made the decision to proceed. ...Read more

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How much do inviselines cost?

Cost: This is variable. Would contact the facility or provider to obtain more information about the anticipated cost. ...Read more

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How much time do root canals hurt for?

How much time do root canals hurt for?

A few days only: It is normal to feel some tenderness in the area for a few days after your root and usually OTC painkillers are very helpful. If you have severe pain or pressure that lasts more than a few days, contact your dentist for follow up visit. ...Read more

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How much does it hurt after you get your wisdom teeth pulled?

How much does it hurt after you get your wisdom teeth pulled?

Depends: Each individual perceives and handles pain differently. There is obviously some level of discomfort with wisdom teeth surgery. Some patients report an uneventful postoperative recovery and others may experience significant discomfort. Factors affecting this may include the level of difficulty in removing the teeth, type of anesthesia used, and pain medication prescribed. ...Read more

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How do braces do what they do?

How do braces do what they do?

Braces ; aligners : You will find professional bias based on specialty in answers to your question. Both are techniques that used in the right fashion will produce great results. As a generalist, i like to minimize the need for extractions and love the fact that decay and gum disease is minimized with removable aligners. ...Read more

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For how long do dental onlays/crowns normally hurt?

Hurt: Generally trauma to the tooth from cementation can last 4-6 wks getting better week by week. If you feel your bite is not quite right the tooth will be sensitive until the bite is adjusted. If the sensitivity to hot/cold lasts more than 10 sec or the tooth spontaneously starts to hurt see your dentist to have the tooth evaluated for a nerve problem. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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How much do braces hurt on a scale of 1 to 100?

How much do braces hurt on a scale of 1 to 100?

Varies: Dental braces, or orthodontics, to reposition teeth can be performed in ways that were unavailable years ago. Depending on the extent of tooth movement needed, you may require only a simple removable appliance that doesn't have brackets or wires at all! however, even if conventional orthodontics is recommended, treatment is very tolerable. You'll be sore for a couple days, but adapt very well. ...Read more

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How much will braces hurt on the second day?

How much will braces hurt on the second day?

Minor: The amount of 'pain' people experience from conventional orthodontic braces varies from person to person. What one individual considers nothing at all, somebody else with the same condition may report severe pain. Bottom line: most all people have some discomfort that is easily treated with otc pain medication. This discomfort is temporary and will go away. You'll be fine. Talk to your doc too ! ...Read more

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Get braces? How much do braces cost? And does it hurt to get on? How long does it take i want as much information as possible please asap

Placing : Placing braces on your teeth is painless, so you don't have to worry about that. You do need to meet with an orthodontist to find out what your problem is before anyone can tell you how're long it would take to fix it or how much it would cost. ...Read more

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I'm getting braces soon. How long is it going to hurt and how much and how do I stop the pain?

Depends on you: The healthier your mouth when braces go on the less the discomfort. Meme sure you're flossing every day to reduce soreness. You'll be sore a few days to a few weeks. Take 1 advil (ibuprofen) 4x/day w food or lots of liquids. Rinse 3-4x/day w 1tsp salt in 8oz warm water. Soft high-protein diet. Ask orthodontic specialist for wax. Dab orabase-b onto sore spots. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to have braces on?

Does it hurt to have braces on?

99% no: The beginning of orthodontic movement will cause some discomfort, usually 4 to 6 hours after having them put on. The "pain" will be at its worst at about 72 hours, and then gradually lessen to all but none in the 2 or 3 days following the "worst" of the discomfort. Newer orthodontic brace design and advances in metals used for wires, have decreased the discomfort in orthodontics by a large factor. ...Read more

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Removable braces hurt, what to do?

Ask, and meds: Any appliance designed to move teeth will hurt, whether it is fixed or removable. It is best to leave the appliance on and take an over-the-counter pain medication, if you have no allergies to it (an ibuprofen (generic, or advil, motrin, nuprin) works great) to get over the initial discomfort. You should only have to do this for a short while as your teeth adjust to the pressure. Ask your dr, too. ...Read more

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Will braces hurt after 2nd change?

Braces adjustment: You will have some soreness but probably not as much as after your first visit. Try taking some otc pain meds before you go in for that appointment. ...Read more

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Can it hurt to get braces tightened?

Can it hurt to get braces tightened?

Sometimes: It is very common for patients undergoing orthodontic treatment to experience some discomfort from time to time. Taking advil or tylenol (acetaminophen) and having a soft diet will often be the only adjustments needed to handle the discomfort associated with adjustment of the braces. ...Read more

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Will braces hurt, on a scale of 1 to 10?

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Will braces hurt, on a scale of 1 to 10?

Pain is subjective: Orthodontic treatment can cause a toothache for brief periods of time when the braces are adjusted or tightened. Take OTC pain medication (NSAIDs or Tylenol), as your orthodontist recommends. In many cases ZERO pain. ...Read more

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Does wearing braces hurt the whole time?

Does wearing braces hurt the whole time?

Periodic: Discomfort with orthodontic braces is common, but also transitory. This means that some teeth may be sore for a few days and then it will resolve after each appointment. Warm salt water rinses and over-the-counter analgesics (e.g., motrin) are typically most helpful. Ask your orthodontic specialist for any other advice. ...Read more

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Will braces hurt on the day you get them?

Sore: Like having a headache in your mouth. You can take the edge off w 1 200mg Advil/Ibuprofen/Motrin every 4 hours, 1 ts salt in 8 oz water as a rinse 3x/day, dabbing Orabase-B or Orajel onto sore spots w @ Q-tip as needed, putting Orthodontic wax onto "stickers," and eating a soft high-protein diet. Days2-3 will be the most challenging. You will get better fairly rapidly. ...Read more

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What can I do to to make braces hurt less?

What can I do to to make braces hurt less?

Yes!: Braces discomfort can be controlled very well with Ibuprofen products (advil). Taken 2-4 at a time, very effective. You were given wax to place on any braces that may rub your cheeks to prevent a sore and promote a callus to form. One last thing: acceledent is a new adjunct that reduces discomfort and speeds up treatment. Ask your orthodontist about it. ...Read more

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I have to get braces, how badly do they hurt?

You'll be sore: Expect it to feel like having a headache in your mouth for a short while. Ask your orthodontic specialist for instructions to help take the edge off. Additionally, a high protein diet will provide you with the building blocks necessary for repair. You will be very satisfied at the end of treatment, and glad that you made the decision to proceed. ...Read more

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I just got my braces off hurts soo bad what should I do?

I just got my braces off hurts soo bad what should I do?

Should not hurt: Something's wrong. Call your orthodontic specialist immediately. Depending on the problem the orthodontist may be able to resolve your issues, or may have to refer you to your a family dentist for care. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to get braces put on? How long does it take?

Does it hurt to get braces put on? How long does it take?

Putting on braces: No, it doesn't hurt to put braces on. You don't need any shots. It only takes between 30 min. To an hour. ...Read more

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I was wondering, do braces hurt during the process of it ?

I was wondering, do braces hurt during the process of it ?

Manageable: Especially when new, braces can be annoying. My patients tell me it's like having a headache in your mouth. 2 bright lights. First, you'll get used to your braces quickly. Second, your orthodontist will have many suggestions to help you on those achy days. Ask for help. ...Read more

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Braces really hurt a month after getting them, please help?

Shouldn't: That said, everyone's different. If your seeing a qualified orthodontic specialist they should have given you instructions on hygiene, sit, and pain control. Make sure you are following instructions to the letter, and call your orthodontist for advice. ...Read more

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My braces really really hurt! how can I deal with this pain?

Please let your: Orthodontist know about your pain level. Ear (auricular) acupuncture can be excellent for dental pain. Tylenol (acetaminophen) and nsaid's can help for pain. ...Read more

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Braces still hurt after getting them a month ago- need advice?

See expert: By this time your mouth should have become acclimated to your treatment. Please see your dentist or orthodontist for an evaluation and advice. ...Read more