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Is It Safe To Have A Wisdom Tooth Extraction If Taking Clonazepam
Depends: Let your dentist or oral surgeon know, especially if they plan on sedating you. ...Read more
Klonopin (clonazepam) belongs to a class of medications called benzodiazepines. They are also referred to as sedative-hypnotics & anxiolytics. These medications are used for a variety of indications to include anxiety, insomnia, muscle spasm, seizure, & alcohol withdrawal. All benzodiazepines including Clonazepam are potentially habit forming. Alcohol should be ...Read more
Ask your dentist/OS: Possibly. But I would go by the post-op instructions of the your dentist/OS who extracted the tooth/teeth. Make sure you do not drink through a straw...sucking in can actually affect healing and can result in a dry socket. ...Read more
Safe but??: You could use it as long as you do not disturb the socket of the extracted tooth. If you experience any pain or irritation just stop using it. ...Read more
Ask your surgeon: In most cases yes but without knowing your complete medical history, drug allergies and what other medications you are or might take, we can't give you a blanket yes or no answer. For these types if questions don't rely on internet research or answers. Ask the professionals who actually treat you and are responsible for your well-being. ...Read more
Going for an impacted wisdom tooth extraction but I'm going to be put under general sedation. Is that safe & painless cause I'm very nervous.
Safe procedure: It is normal to be apprehensive for wisdom tooth extractions. Sedation by an or al surgeon is a commonly done procedure and is safe. Make sure you have informed the oral surgeon of all you health conditions and medications. This will help ensure that everything will be as safe as possible. ...Read more
Not yet : I tell my patients to wait 2week before brushing in that area, and no rinsing for 48 hours! Not doing these things can cause problems. Happy new year! ...Read more
Extremely: The general anesthesia skills required are part of every oral surgeon specialist's training and experience. Be absolutely fully forthcoming with your answers during your pre-surgical work-up, and you should have no problems. If you have concerns, discuss them with your specialist before the day of surgery. ...Read more
Carefully: Keep any food out of the socket area. If you lose the blood clot, you will get a dry socket and be in pain for a few weeks. Cut things up very small and chew on other side. Carefully rinse gently after eating. If you think it is a bad idea to do something -- it probably is! Good luck. ...Read more
Is it safe to take Florastor (Sacc boulaardi) after wisdom tooth extraction, or will the yeast get into my bloodstream through the open wound?
Capsule? Pill?: If Florastor is a capsule, like I suspect, then you shouldn't have any problems as long as you swallow the capsules whole (as they are meant to be). By swallowing the capsule intact, the yeast won't be released until the capsule coating gets dissolved, which occurs in the intestines (the stomach acid starts the process but the yeast is released in the small intestine). I think you'll be safe. GL! ...Read more
I got my wisdom tooth extraction yesterday, after that I rinse my mouth with water because of the blood, is it safe?
Follow instructions: I would assume that you were provided with post-op instructions, written, verbal or both. Rinsing is usually recommended- salt water, etc (no straws.) Call the office and clarify if need be. ...Read more
Ask your dentist: In fact, you could get it done with different kind of anesthetics and different levels of sedations. In general, you should have gotten that information when you made the appointment, if you are not sure, call the office and get that information. You should not worry too much, wisdom teeth extractions are routine procedures in any office. Stay well (scdentalimplants. Com). ...Read more
Usually anything: Usually there are no restrictions other than really hot foods while your mouth is numb and anything that you have to suck through a straw because using a straw could lead to loss of clot and then a dry socket. I also tell people to avoid chips, nachos, etc so they don't cut the extraction site/clot. ...Read more
Lots of variables: There is a very wide range here. A simple extraction vs. A horizontal full bony impaction? Iv sedation vs. Local anesthesia alone. Big city prestigious office vs. Local rural dentist? Fee for service private practice vs. Insurance plan office? You've already received some idea from my colleagues. The Best way to find out for sure is to see your local dentist or an oral surgeon. ...Read more
A wisdom tooth extraction is an extraction of a third molar. It the farthest tooth back in the mouth both on the top and the bottom. Depending on how impacted the tooth is and angle the tooth formed at will determine if you are an able to have it out if say a lower third molar is enveloped with the nerve. Your tooth may need to be "cut in half", bone may need to be removed or it may be as simple as other teeht. Only a consultation with x-rays will determine how difficult it will be to extract. Most wisdom teeth can be extracted under local or sedation. It depends on your anxiety level and how much you want to know what is going on. It is also best to get all 4 wisdom teethout at once and heal at one time and not have to worry about it later in life. If you decide on sedation, you will need to discusss this with the surgeon to make sure you are medically fit to go under sedation.
Good luck! ...Read more
See Below: There are many possible complications from a wisdom tooth extraction but I would not really call them 'common'. Mild to moderate pain and swelling are not really complications but are considered normal with certain extractions. Some complications are nerve damage, dry socket, infection. ...Read more
Absolutely!: No rinsing is done for the first 24 hours after the extractions are completed. Then the day after extractions, start the warm salt water rinses. Put a teaspoon of salt in a juice glass of warm water. Swish for 1-2 minutes and then spit out gently. Do this 3-4 times a day for a few days. These rinses help to soothe the sore gums and promote their healing at the extraction sites. ...Read more
Altered sensation: Prolonged altered sensation in an area supplied by the nerve would suggest some nerve involvement. A wide range of sensations can be present. Some describe a pins and needle sensation, tingling, itching, burning, numbness and/or altered taste. Some may describe an increase in sensation or sensitivity in certain areas. ...Read more
Soft food: After extraction, eating soft food like noodles--ramen, spaghetti, pho, soba, etc.--is an excellent choice. Make sure food is not too hot. Important: do not slurp noodles but eat like you'd do with pasta. This is because slurping or any sucking motion will cause the clotting blood to come off--a major issue that leads to dry socket! Fyi: ramen has little nutritional value so take supplements as well. ...Read more
Follow pre-op orders: If you are scheduled to have wisdom teeth removed, take only the medications approved or prescribed by your dentist or surgeon. If you are extremely anxious about your surgery, your dentist or surgeon may prescribe something for you to take prior to your appointment. ...Read more
I just had a wisdom tooth extraction. How long should I wait before using listerine mouthwash again?
Use it on the third day but don't swish vigorously as you might loosen the clot. Just put some on your tongue and spread it around then GENTLY rinse with water. After a week or 10 days you can go back to your normal routine.
Don't neglect your toothbrush but avoid the extraction area. ...Read more
Lost around 6 pounds in 5 days from 183 to 177.5 IBS it natural to lose this much weight after being unable to eat after a wisdom tooth extraction?
Possible: Calories are always burned and if not replaced by eating, will result in weight loss. ...Read more
Surgery: In order to remove a wisdom tooth surgery will most likely be necessary as the teeth may be impacted (buried) or have multiple roots. The process is to lift up the gum around the tooth, removing bone that is covering the tooth, ; cutting the tooth into pieces to remove it. This is true of lower wisdom teeth while upper ones are removed in one piece. Usually with local or IV anesthesia. ...Read more
Some discomfort: The gum tissue at the extraction site will be sore and tender to touch for approximately one week. You may have limited jaw opening. You may have swelling. You might have discomfort in the bone. ...Read more
A surgical procedure is an 'injury'. Any injury can be followed by: swelling, pain, and other signs of inflammation (redness of the affected tissue, warmth of the adjacent area, loss of normal function). These signs and symptoms tend to reach a peak at 48 hours post injury (surgery) and then begin to return to normal.
These things can be expected after an extraction of a wisdom tooth. ...Read more
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