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Tingling after wisdom teeth removal. Normal?

Depends: I'm assuming you mean on your lip and chin. If this is the same day as surgery, that could be local anesthetic. If it is several days later, there may have been some injury to the sensory nerve. This usually gets better on its own, but it is best to inform your surgeon as they know all about your individual situation. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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How can you sleep after wisdom teeth removal?

How can you sleep after wisdom teeth removal?

It is recommended: To use of ice packs and sleeping with the head in an elevated position. ...Read more

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Why is my TMJ worse after wisdom teeth removal?

Why is my TMJ worse after wisdom teeth removal?

Wide opening: When wisdom teeth are removed, the mandible (lower jaw) is stretched out wider than usual for the dentist/oral surgeon to extract the teeth. Depending upon the removal process (surgical or not,) the duration of the procedure may also affect the muscles/tmj complex. I would see the dr. Who removed the teeth asap. ...Read more

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Is it okay to drink soda after wisdom teeth removal?

Is it okay to drink soda after wisdom teeth removal?

Yes: Yes, soda while in general not a good idea, should be no problem For best results, have wisdom teeth treated by an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get TMJ after wisdom teeth removal?

Is it possible to get TMJ after wisdom teeth removal?

Very common: This is due to the placement of a mouth prop for surgical procedure and the length of time needed to complete surgery with one’s mouth propped open. It should resolve with limited jaw opening, a soft diet, moist heat compresses and prolonged use of NSAIDs OTC. ...Read more

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I have severe pain 8 days after wisdom teeth removal?

I have severe pain 8 days after wisdom teeth removal?

Get it checked: Please go back to your dentist. In general you should not be in any pain by now, your condition may have been more difficult or you could have developed some secondary infection or a dry socket. Only your dentist can tell you. Hope you get better soon. ...Read more

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Hi docs! What could I eat after wisdom teeth removal?

Hi docs! What could I eat after wisdom teeth removal?

Diet after surgery: After wisdom teeth surgery the swelling, pain and sensitivity can make eating problematic. The first 24 hours soft foods such as ice cream, pudding, gelatin is your best choice. It is important that you drink plenty of fluids and not use a straw. After 24 hours more solid foods like pancakes, eggs, mashed potatoes and soft pasta. After 7-10 days go back to normal diet. ...Read more

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I have severe pain one week after wisdom teeth removal?

I have severe pain one week after wisdom teeth removal?

Wisdom tooth: Call the oral surgeon or extracting dentist ASAP about your pain. You may have a dry socket. The extracting dentist can help you. ...Read more

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How can you reduce swelling after wisdom teeth removal?

How can you reduce swelling after wisdom teeth removal?

Ice: I would recommend ice placed on the outside of your face leaving it on 20 minutes then off 20 minutes for the first 24 hours. This procedure should help reduce swelling. ...Read more

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How can you reduce swelling after wisdom teeth removal?

How can you reduce swelling after wisdom teeth removal?

Start before: Before the extraction take a NSAID such as Motrin or aleve (naproxen).
Following the extraction ice is critical in the first 8 hours. (on 20 minutes off 10.) continue with the ice to 48 hours after the extraction then stop. At 72 hours use heat packs to reduce the swelling until it is gone. ...Read more

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What can happen from smoking after wisdom teeth removal?

What can happen from smoking after wisdom teeth removal?

Slow healing: Most common is a "dry socket". The extraction sites don't blood clot property. Can become a more painful and slower healing circumstance. Try and go 24 hours with out smoking after extractions. ...Read more

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Do your molars shift sideways after wisdom teeth removal?

Not usually: They will usually assume a position based on the opposing teeth in the opposite arch. If they were trying to go there and the wisdom teeth prevented it, then they might, but not common. ...Read more

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What to do if I have numbness after wisdom teeth removal?

What to do if I have numbness after wisdom teeth removal?

Numbness: If the numbness last longer than 3 hours post op (id does not go away) you need to return to the oral surgeon ASAP. Paresthesia may last 6 wks to 6 mos or be permanent. The sooner it is diagnosed the better the outcome and sometimes micro surgery is needed to reattach the two ends of the nerve if the nerve was severed. Pinched/crushed nerves recover w/o surgery. ...Read more

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When can I start smoking again after wisdom teeth removal?

When can I start smoking again after wisdom teeth removal?

Depends: Depends but in general you can do as you wish and at your own risk. Smoking will hamper your healing and possibly cause you more pain than normal so I would advise not smoking for at least 48hrs to help ensure a proper clot is formed. ...Read more

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I have numbness after wisdom teeth removal. Is this normal?

I have numbness after wisdom teeth removal. Is this normal?

Numbness: Numbness after a wisdom tooth should be reported to the extracting dentist ASAP. This may be a sign of nerve trauma or damage and needs to be checked out. ...Read more

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How long does the numbness last after wisdom teeth removal?

How long does the numbness last after wisdom teeth removal?

Two to 8 hours: Most common local anesthetic used is Lidocaine with Epinephrine lasting 2 to 4 hours. If a longer acting anesthetic was used it could last 6- 8 yours. ...Read more

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How do you staunch the bleeding after wisdom teeth removal?

How do you staunch the bleeding after wisdom teeth removal?

Apply pressure: Bite down on some gauze or a tea bag for 30 mintues. ...Read more

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Please help! Tooth inflammation after wisdom teeth removal?

Please help! Tooth inflammation after wisdom teeth removal?

Inflammation?: How long ago were your wisdom teeth removed? Where is the inflammation? Are you in any pain? Is the inflammation getting better, worse or staying the same? The answers will determine what, if anything needs to be done. See the dentist who removed your teeth for an evaluation. ...Read more

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When can I drink through a straw after wisdom teeth removal?

When can I drink through a straw after wisdom teeth removal?

Straw sucking OK now: Getting crazy thinking about the nonsensical dangers of post-op, sucking through a straw? Every time one swallows, a sucking action occurs! If I was really concerned about a dry socket, I would avoid swishing/rinsing and most importantly keep my oral bacteria count low by flossing daily, especially the back wall of the tooth that abuts the extraction. Also, take any prescribe meds. ...Read more

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What to do for pain and numbness after wisdom teeth removal?

What to do for pain and numbness after wisdom teeth removal?

Call your dentist: You failed to mention how long ago were the wisdom teeth removed? Please call the dentist who removed your wisdom teeth. He\she will know best how to advise you regarding appropriate pain medication and follow up visits to monitor healing. ...Read more

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How many days of swelling after wisdom teeth removal in a teen?

How many days of swelling after wisdom teeth removal in a teen?

Varies: Swelling generally reaches its peak 48 hours after the surgery and then gradually decreases.
You should use ice immediately following surgery for the first 24 hours and then after 24 hours start gently rinsing with warm salt water and use moist heat on the outside of your face to help the swelling resolve. ...Read more

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Sensitive teeth a month after wisdom teeth removal, what to do?

Not uncommon: See your dentist or surgeon. S/he can determine whether you need a professionally applied fluoride gel, desensitizing paste. Good luck. ...Read more

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Lost weight after Wisdom teeth removal. Will I return to normal?

Lost weight after Wisdom teeth removal. Will I return to normal?

Weight loss: Not enough information to respond to your question. You may decide to obtain a consultation through HealthTap Prime. ...Read more

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What are some ways to reduce swelling after wisdom teeth removal?

Post Op Directions: Usually after a doctor places stitches or does surgery, they will give you very specific instructions on how to clean and maximize healing. Swelling is a normal part of the healing process that is important to heal but one that can be minimized with proper care. Follow the directions to help minimize the swelling. ...Read more

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What to do if I drank through a straw after wisdom teeth removal?

What to do if I drank through a straw after wisdom teeth removal?

Not recommended: Do not use a straw for 4- 5 days following surgery or you will disturb the clot and you might get a dry socket. ...Read more

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Why does clot keep falling out 2 days after wisdom teeth removal?

It depends: The clot may come out due to a variety of causes. There may have been too much suction (drinking through a straw), exposure to alcohol (many mouthwashes), smoking or development of a dry socket (infection of the bone). It is best to visit the surgeon and have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Why am I still bleeding on the 3rd day after wisdom teeth removal?

Why am I still bleeding on the 3rd day after wisdom teeth removal?

Wisdom teeth healing: You should not be bleeding 3 days after wisdom teeth extraction. Please call the extracting dentist about this for the best advice. ...Read more

Dr. Gary Sandler
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Wisdom Teeth (Definition)

Wisdom teeth are the last molars to "come in" to a person's mouth. They usually emerge when someone is 17 to 21 years old. Many wisdom teeth become impacted for lack of room in the mouth, and ...Read more


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Tooth Extraction (Definition)

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