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Doctor insights on: How To Prevent Pain After Tooth Extraction

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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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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How can I prevent a gum abscess after tooth extraction?

How can I prevent a gum abscess after tooth extraction?

Depends: Follow directions given tom you by your dentist. Take antibiotics if given. Keep the area clean and eat a healthy diet. Your body should take care of the rest. ...Read more

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How can I prevent a blood clot from coming out after tooth extraction?

How can I prevent a blood clot from coming out after tooth extraction?

Leave it alone!: For the first couple days after the ext, don't brush by it, don't rinse too vigourous, soft diet, dont smoke, don't drink through a straw. Give it a chance to settle in and then you should be good, but even if you do all that you are told you can still get a dry socket. ...Read more

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Can i prevent tooth extraction pain with Valium and novocain (procaine)?

Can i prevent tooth extraction pain with Valium and novocain (procaine)?

Medication: Valium is an anti- anxiety medication which can help to relax you during the procedure. Local anesthetic (novacaine) will get the area numb so you will not feel any pain. ...Read more

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How can I prevent the blood clot from coming out too soon after a wisdom tooth extraction?

How can I prevent the blood clot from coming out too soon after a wisdom tooth extraction?

Common Sense, Really: The first thing is to leave it alone. Don't mess with it, don't play with it, don't brush it, don't swish vigorously around it. Also, avoid tobacco, alcohol, & nicotine, as these can cause the clot to dissolve and be lost. Avoid hard, crunchy foods. If you lose the clot, healing will be impaired & delayed, and it might be quite painful. So, just give it time and allow your body to heal properly. ...Read more

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What are some natural remedies for preventing or curing bacterial infections after tooth extraction?

What are some natural remedies for preventing or curing bacterial infections after tooth extraction?

Infections are rare: Bacterial infections are quite infrequent following extraction as the source of the infection is the tooth, which was removed. As long as the patient is not immune compromised (ie. Diabetes, hiv, chemotherapy) the body should clear any residual infection by itself. ...Read more

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2nd molars on top loose after wisdom teeth extraction? Are they going to fall out? also I grind my teeth at night to prevent Molar falling out????????

2nd molars on top loose after wisdom teeth extraction? Are they going to fall out? also I grind my teeth at night to prevent Molar falling out????????

Loose teeth: Grinding your teeth will only loosen them, not tighten them. To determine proper treatment for loose teeth requires first determining cause. May be malocclusion, tooth infection, gum infection, sinus infection, parafunctional habits, etc. See your General Dentist to start. Specialty referral may be prudent. ...Read more

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How can I prevent dry socket? Its been 4 and a half days since my wisdom teeth extractions. Im a 21 yr old male.

See below: Dry socket is usually formed when the blood cloth over the extraction area is not formed. Try not to disturb the area. You also need to keep the area clean and clear of food particles. If you are experiencing pain you should see your dentist asap. ...Read more

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Really bad and kinda weird pain after tooth extraction. What could this be?

Really bad and kinda weird pain after tooth extraction. What could this be?

"Dry socket": Is a common source of severe pain that begins about the 3rd day after extraction, happens usually just on the lower jaw. Most post-surgical pain is usually gone 1-2 weeks after most extractions. Persistent pain needs to be checked for infection and other possibilities. ...Read more

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What to do if I have serious facial pain after tooth extraction and braces applied?

What to do if I have serious facial pain after tooth extraction and braces applied?

Call ur orthodontist: Your orthodontist will know exactly what treatment has been rendered, and why that treatment might be hurting you. ...Read more

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I took 2 panadol (acetaminophen) extra tablets (500mg/tablet) can I take another 2 panadol (acetaminophen) night tablets four hours later ? P.S : pain after tooth extraction

Call your dentist: It will be a very good idea if you call the dr who performed the surgery on you .. Taking too much pain killers after extractions is not a very nice thing to do ...Read more

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I have severe pain after tooth extraction (one week ago). My dentist says it's fine and healing. Is this pain normal then?

I have severe pain after tooth extraction (one week ago). My dentist says it's fine and healing. Is this pain normal then?

Could be infection: Go back to the dentist who did the extraction and ask that they check the socket. Such pain at this time is wrong. You should be healing and getting pain free, not getting more pain! ...Read more

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What could be done for a dry mouth and pain after tooth extraction?

What could be done for a dry mouth and pain after tooth extraction?

Rinse gently & Meds: The dry mouth is usually short lived after extraction, but rinsiing with salt water or mouth lubricaters such as biotene can help. Tylennol or whatever you take for headache will take the edge off of the pain. If not, then see your dentist to evaluate your healing progress and prescribe a pain medicine. ...Read more

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I still have acute and severe ear pain after tooth extraction, it been two weeks. ENT says no problem with the ear. Can anything be done?

I still have acute and severe ear pain after tooth extraction, it been two weeks. ENT says no problem with the ear. Can anything be done?

Oral Surgeon: Your own dentist or Oral Surgeon needs to evaluate this and see whether any other treatment is indicated. Sometimes it takes awhile, even two weeks or more for complete elimination of radiating or referred pain following a surgical procedure. Contact your own dentist to discuss. ...Read more

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How can a tooth extraction work?

How can  a tooth extraction work?

Tooth Extraction: If a tooth has too much damage and can't be saved then in this case, the tooth needs to be extracted. Before removing the tooth, your dentist will administrate a local anesthetic for pain control and by surgical procedure tooth will be removed. Most tooth extractions take just a few minutes and the procedure is very safe. ...Read more

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How expensive is a tooth extraction?

How expensive is a tooth extraction?

Varies: Fees vary from office to office, city to city. A specialist will charge more than a generalist. Being put to sleep ? That's an additional expense. Any number given over the internet is meaningless, since fess in deltona are not the same as los angeles or albany or el paso. ...Read more

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