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When should someone get a tooth pulled out?

When should someone get a tooth pulled out?

Not often: we do not recommend removing any teeth unless they can not be fixed,causing a bad infection, orthodontics needs or are potential to harm the health of the patient. In general this is up to the dentist after careful evaluation of the condition of the teeth and evaluating the health of the patient. ...Read more

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Tooth Extraction (Definition)

Tooth extraction means removing an entire tooth or teeth from the jawbone. ...Read more


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After you get a tooth pulled when can you smoke again?

After you get a tooth pulled when can you smoke again?

Depends on procedure: Depends of the procedure and if it was simple or surgical extraction. If you start smoking before the gums start to heal, you could have dry socket which is very painful ask the dentist and the longer you wait , the better, but the dentist that pulled the tooth can give you better idea. ...Read more

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Do I have to have an injection to get a tooth pulled out?

Yes: The extraction would most likely be very painful if you did not get the injection. Some dentist can give the injection with you only feeling a little pinch for about 2-3 seconds. By the time you recognize that you felt something - it is all finished = not bad so relax and accept the 2-3 seconds. ...Read more

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I'm interested to know what happens when you get a tooth pulled?

I'm interested to know what happens when you get a tooth pulled?

Extractions: Your dentist will numb the area so you don't feel anything. Then she\he will remove it with special dental instruments. At that point you will be give post-op instructions. Then you will have a space where the tooth was removed. Most likely, you will need to have that tooth replaced. Ask all your questions to the dentist removing the tooth. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you let me know how many shots do you get when you get a tooth pulled?

Can you let me know how many shots do you get when you get a tooth pulled?

Varies by person: Some patients respond very well to anesthetic, others need more. Some teeth (i.e. Long roots) might require a wider area to be numb, while others might be "flappin' in the breeze, " and come out with gauze - so it really depends on your case. On average though, maybe 2-3 injections would be my estimate. ...Read more

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How long do I have to waite after i get a tooth pulled to eat normal food? It was the one on my right fourth from the front

How long do I have to waite  after i get a tooth pulled to eat normal food? It was the one on my right fourth from the front

2d: No hot/spicy: When you eat after an extraction food will inevitably get into the socket where a blood clot is protecting the bone. Hot, or spicy foods may irritate the area to the degree that the clot may be lost resulting in a very painful "dry socket" that will take 3x longer to heal. More important is not to rinse vigorously or brush the area for 2 days until the clot stabilizes. If sutures: nothing sharp. ...Read more

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Do I need to stop taking my Xarelto to get a tooth pulled?

Do I need to stop taking my Xarelto to get a tooth pulled?

Consult: Your dentist and prescribing physician should discuss this and make a joint decision as to how best to treat you. There are several variables that may come into play. ...Read more

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I am taking Xarelto and have to get a tooth pulled. Do I need to stop the Xarelto and if so when.

I am taking Xarelto and have to get a tooth pulled. Do I need to stop the Xarelto and if so when.

Discuss this with..: .. the doctor who prescribed the medication. Your dentist should consult with your physician regarding the treatment and if the medication can be stopped. Do not stop taking it on your own accord. ...Read more

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What does it cost to get a wisdom tooth pulled?

What does it cost  to get a wisdom tooth pulled?

Varies greatly: Fees for dental procedures vary widely by region, but as well as, material choice, training, and more. You could look for a dental school in your area if time is not a big factor. ...Read more

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Can you get a tooth pulled when you are taking actonel (risedronate)?

Can you get a tooth pulled when you are taking actonel (risedronate)?

Not really BUT...: The class of medicine for Actonel (risedronate) is "bisphosphonates". These drugs have been associated with onj (osteonecrosis of the jaw) where the bone never heals after injury. The greatest risk for onj is in breast and prostate cancer patients who are receiving anti-cancer therapy at the same time. For the average non-cancer patient i would have no serious concerns. ...Read more

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When you get a tooth pulled is the scar tissue supposed to be green?

When you get a tooth pulled is the scar tissue supposed to be green?

No: There is usually no scar tissue following the healing of an extraction. Have the dentist who extracted the tooth examine the area to see what is causing this color. ...Read more

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I am so needle shy and I have to get a tooth pulled and was wondering if they could give me the knock-out gas?

I am so needle shy and I have to get a tooth pulled and was wondering if they could give me the knock-out gas?

CBT: Seek a cognitive-behavioral therapist who specializes in phobias. One method they use is systematic desensitization which slowly and incrementally brings the person closer and closer to the thing they are afraid of in slow, graduated steps that help make the anxiety more tolerable. ...Read more

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If i get a tooth pulled out and get an implant after a year, will my face look the same as how it looked before my extraction?

If i get a tooth pulled out and get an implant after a year, will my face look the same as how it looked before my extraction?

No facial change: The problems caused by waiting a year include1) loss of alveolar (tooth supporting) bone necessitating ridge augmentation prior to implant placement, and 2) collapse of adjacent and/or opposing teeth into the extraction space necessitating orthodontic correction. ...Read more

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Please give advice on how much to get tooth pulled?

Please give advice on how much to get tooth pulled?

$100-$1000 : The cost of an extraction cannot really be determined until you get an xray of the tooth. The cost will then be determined upon how hard it will be to remove the tooth. If the tooth is broken or not erupted all the way, the cost will be more. Your dentist will take an xray then discuss the cost with you. Don't forget to add in the additional cost of pain medication after the extraction. ...Read more

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Could a 4 year old get her tooth pulled out?

Could a 4 year old get her tooth pulled out?

If there is an: Abscess and/or pain involved and this was a recommendation by your dentist or pedodontist, then yes. An oral surgeon will be able to comfortably and safely sedate your child for this procedure - so that it will not turn into a "bad experience" and lasting negative impression for them. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to get an impacted tooth pulled?

Does it hurt to get an impacted tooth pulled?

Impaction surgery: The removal of impacted tooth is a serious surgical procedure. Sedation dentistry is used to provide a safe, comfortable relaxing and anxiety-free experience for certain people receiving any dental treatment. Depending on your degree of fear or anxiety, different levels of sedation may be required include general anesthesia. Take care and have a comfortable experience. ...Read more

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Why do I get migraines after having a tooth pulled?

Why do I get migraines after having a tooth pulled?

Migraine : Migraines have been associated with dental disease. Oral stress often contributes to the onset of migraines. Though you should call the dentist and have the area evaluated for a dry socket. ...Read more

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How can I get my 6 year old to get his tooth pulled?

Pedodontist: A pediatric dentist will work with your child, calm his/her fears, and take care of the problem without pain or stress. ...Read more

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