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How soon after dental extraction will I be able to use dentures?

How soon after dental extraction will I be able to use dentures?

Immediately: We prefer immediate dentures after extraction to help control swelling. You will need a reline of the dentures after the swelling dissipates. ...Read more

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Ho long do I need to wait to be able to brush my teeth after having 1 wisdom tooth extraction?

Ho long do I need to wait to be able to brush my teeth after having 1 wisdom tooth extraction?

Brush all your teeth: I advise my patients to brush all of their teeth like they normally do, or are supposed to following surgery. They are advised to avoid brushing over the surgical sites the day of surgery, begin brushing lightly over the surgical sites the next day (after 24 hours) and then brush as usual on the second postoperative day (after 48 hours). They are also advised to avoid spitting the first 24 hrs. ...Read more

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How many long are you suppose to wait to use toothpaste again after a wisdom tooth extraction?

How many long are you suppose to wait to use toothpaste again after a wisdom tooth extraction?

As soon as you can: After wisdom tooth surgery,you have pain, restricted opening of the mouth & a swelling.This does not allow you to open the mouth wide enough to place a tooth brush in the mouth to do proper brushing.Once you can open the mouth wide enough,which is usually 2nd or 3rd day, you may use to clean with tooth brush & a paste.You also need to be gentle while brushing.Do not damage surgical site. ...Read more

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How long after wisdom teeth surgery will I be able to return to work?

How long after wisdom teeth surgery will I be able to return to work?

Depends: On the extent of the surgery. I usually recommend someone to get the surgery on friday and they should be ok by monday. That is if they rest thru the weekend and follow post op instructions meticulously. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait to get dental implants after tooth removal?

How long do I have to wait to get dental implants after tooth removal?

Depends: There are times where an implant is placed at the same time as the extraction. This is called an immediate placement. The more traditional way is to allow the socket to heal in with bone then place the implants. That takes anywhere from 3-4 months after extraction. Which method used depends on the tooth, anatomy, and surgeon's experiences with implants there are pros and cons to both. ...Read more

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I'm wondering how long do you wait to go to work after wisdom teeth extraction?

I'm wondering how long do you wait to go to work after wisdom teeth extraction?

It May Depend: How soon you should or can return to work may depend upon the number of teeth removed, the complexity of the procedure, if sedation was utilized, if you are still taking pain medication. as well as the activity requirements in your line of work. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait before going to work after a wisdom tooth extraction?

How long do I have to wait before going to work after a wisdom tooth extraction?

Everyone is differen: Most people take a day or two off from work. If they were particularly difficult extractions it may take up to a week. If you have severe pain after a few days you may have a dry socket and need to see the surgeon asap. Make sure you take your meds as prescribed. You should not need pain meds after a few days but you should always finish any antibiotic prescription. ...Read more

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How long before you can return to work after getting teeth pulled and dentures?

How long before you can return to work after getting teeth pulled and dentures?

No reason you cannot: Return to work the next day, unless there were some unforeseen complications encountered and the dentist advised you to be off for a certain period of time. If your job entails physical labor (heavy lifting, chain saws ...) and you are on medications that make your drowsy, etc, then those activities cannot be performed. These things should be discussed with your dentist prior to treatment. ...Read more

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How long does it take to be able to wear braces after getting teeth pulled?

How long does it take to be able to wear braces after getting teeth pulled?

A week: As long as you aren't too sore or are bleeding, braces can go on soon after. Make sure you are healing free of infection. If you had teeth other than wisdom teeth removed, then complications are extremely rare. Maybe give yourself a week or two. ...Read more

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How much time do you have to wait before you can use mouthwash after tooth extraction?

How much time do you have to wait before you can use mouthwash after tooth extraction?

One week: It is safe to wait for a week after extraction to go bac to using a mouth wash.The tooth socket after extraction gets filled with a blood clot, which is very important for a proper healing.If that blood clot gets lost due to aggressive rinsing of the mouth, you may end up with dry socket, which is a very painful condition, &it would not allow the socket to heal, &you may need additional procedure. ...Read more

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How long after teeth extraction do you have to wait to get cavities fixed in other teeth?

How long after teeth extraction do you have to wait to get cavities fixed in other teeth?

Don't wait: Call now to make appointment. By the time you get to the Dentist you should be feeling comfortable enough for Dentist to do necessary procedures. The longer you wait, the more difficult and costly the restorations become. ...Read more

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Will I be able to go to work the day after having a wisdom tooth pulled?

Will I be able to go to work the day after having a wisdom tooth pulled?

Depends: Your surgeon should be able to give you a good idea. Really depends on how complicated the tooth removal will be. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait to apply braces after a deep teeth cleaning?

How long do I have to wait to apply braces after a deep teeth cleaning?

Clearance: The Dentist or specialist Periodontist who did your deep cleaning should reevaluate you and clear you for Orthodontic care. Depending on pre-treatment findings, 2 weeks-3 months. As you have extant periodontal disease (otherwise a deep cleaning would not have been necessary) I would recommend Ortho Rx by a specialist Orthodontist, and alternating 3 month cleanings between GP & Periodontist. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait to workout after wisdom teeth extraction?

How long do I have to wait to workout after wisdom teeth extraction?

A day or two.: I agree with dr. Goodrick. As an oral surgeon i tell my patients to wait at least 2 days before working out and then if the increased cardiac output causes discomfort to make your workout lighter until the discomfort is no longer there. For some runners and people who do heavy workouts that may be as long a 7 to 10 days. ...Read more

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How long will it be until i'm able to talk normally after getting my wisdom teeth removed?

How long will it be until i'm able to talk normally after getting my wisdom teeth removed?

Depends: Totally depends on the type of extraction involved. Some wisdom teeth extractions are straight forward and you will talk normally the next day. The more involved types of impactions will require a longer healing period and it may take 5-10 days before you're feeling "normal" again. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait to brush my teeth after tooth extractions?

How long do I have to wait to brush my teeth after tooth extractions?

24 hours: You can brush your other teeth but it is best to stay avoid the areas where your teeth were extracted for 24 hours. That will give enough time to insure there is a good clot formation that is less likely to be lost and rebleed. ...Read more

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How long after a tooth extraction do your teeth start to shift?

How long after a tooth extraction do your teeth start to shift?

Immediately: Slowly at first, more rapidly as time goes by. And with tooth loss comes bone loss, making replacement more difficult as time goes by. Please do the most conservative and cost effective treatment by not waiting and watching as your occlusion detiorates. ...Read more

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How long after root canal will i be able to get a crown?

How long after root canal will i be able to get a crown?

Immediatelyl: Generally, if everything went well with the root canal therapy it would be a good idea to start immediately with the fabrication of a crown. Only when the prognosis might be guarded due to a number of reasons, would it be wise to make sure the rct is successful prior to making a crown for the tooth (just in case the rct fails). Discuss this with your own dentist. ...Read more

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How soon after tooth extraction do I need to get implants? My dentist is recommending dental implants, but i'm thinking about getting a bridge instead. If i change my mind, will i still be able to get implants later? Or do they need to go in soon after ex

How soon after tooth extraction do I need to get implants? My dentist is recommending dental implants, but i'm thinking about getting a bridge instead. If i change my mind, will i still be able to get implants later? Or do they need to go in soon after ex

Soon!: Hopefully, your dentist grafted the extraction site after your tooth was removed. If not, you might need to have a bone graft placed. It typically takes 3 months for a bone graft to "take", after which you can have a dental implant placed. Implants are the ideal option, and you won't regret the decision to have a dental implant placed. Seek the advice of a prosthodontist for specific info. ...Read more

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How long for a tooth extraction (wisdom tooth) to heal? what I should do and not do after extraction?

How long for a tooth extraction (wisdom tooth) to heal? what I should do and not do after extraction?

7-10 days: The typical wisdom teeth recovery time is seven to ten days. The length of recovery depends a lot on how badly the wisdom teeth were impacted. There are plenty of things you can do to make the recovery time easier. Ask your surgeon for more information before the surgery. ...Read more

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