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Loose Gums After Wisdom Teeth Removal
Dont want more surgery but it feels like there is tiny piece of bone under my gum after wisdom teeth removal?
Get an x-ray: An x-ray reveal whether your suspicion is correct. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Loose gum.: Sometimes, after a wisdom tooth is removed, the gum tissue will be "flapping". Some dentists leave it that way and other dentists will either remove it or stitch it to the rest of the gum. No matter which way, it will eventually heal and you'll be fine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible that a piece of tooth could get left behind during a wisdom tooth extraction? I had my wisdom teeth out in october. It's now january and i think I have a little piece of tooth that's working out of my gum on the bottom. It's sharp and a lit
Yes, : Yes, but it may be a loose piece of bone not just a broken piece of tooth. They will usually resolve without issue but the best thing is to go back to your dentist and let them take a look to be safe. There are a few different options they can discuss with you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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Anytime: You may brush your teeth at anytime. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Debris in Sockets or: The socket in your jawbone can collect debris until it heals and fills in with bone covered by gum tissue. In the meantime, your oral surgeon should give you an irrigating syringe to squirt in the hole(s) to keep them clean. Could also be blood or possibly drainage/infection. Does it hurt? Getting better or worse? Any q's, see your dentist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When is it safe to smoke marijuana after wisdom teeth removal? I had my teeth removed november 30th and was wondering if its safe to smoke again?
After wound healing: Smoking is not good for your lungs, and marijuana has the side effect of decreasing salivary flow and therefore produces a dry mouth and gum disease. Tooth socket healing is best supported with normal salivary flow, and usually takes about three weeks. Ask your dentist or oral surgeon if the would has closed sufficiently, and then make your decision. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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