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I have this wierd taste coming from my bottle left area where i got my wisdom tooth out. Is this normal? My other three wisdom teeth spots aren't.

I have this wierd taste coming from my bottle left area where i got my wisdom tooth out. Is this normal? My other three wisdom teeth spots aren't.

It depends: Usually wisdom teeth should not give any alteration in taste. Are you taking any medications? Some medications have side effects which give bad taste. You don't need to worry about other wisdom teeth, they might erupt up to age 25. ...Read more

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Dr. James Dukelow
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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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I had three wisdom teeth taken out surgically but they did not require stitches. It's been three days and I want to know when it's safe to have a cig?

I had three wisdom teeth taken out surgically but they did not require stitches.  It's been three days and I want to know when it's safe to have a cig?

Never again! :): The smoking is a health hazard for anyone. Most of oral surgeons advice not to smoke for at least 4-7 days after wisdom teeth surgery. Take this opportunity and never smoke again. Just think about how much healthier you will be, how much money you will save and how much longer you will live. Take this opportunity to quit smoking. Good luck. ...Read more

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I had my two upper wisdom teeth extracted and one of them has a clot, it's been a lil over three days now and worried I might be getting dry socket ?

I had my two upper wisdom teeth extracted and one of them has a clot, it's been a lil over three days now and worried I might be getting dry socket ?

Pain ?: Swelling ? Any symptoms ? If you're feeling fine then your wound(s) are most likely healing just fine. Dry socket complications are not that common, so don't loose any sleep. See your dentist if you are concerned. ...Read more

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Had bottom wisdom teeth extracted over three weeks ago. All teeth still sensitive. Bottom teeth/jaw area feels tight. Normal?

Had bottom wisdom teeth extracted over three weeks ago. All teeth still sensitive. Bottom teeth/jaw area feels tight. Normal?

Can be.: Often it takes quite a while to become comfortable after surgery. Individuals vary in their ability to be stretched open and remain there and therefore vary in recovery time. Do not keep testing it by overopening. You may massage the muscles where the tightness is to see if it will help. Sensitivity is usually due to exposed root where tissue healing. Call Surgeon if doesn't improve. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Three days after all wisdom teeth are out can I drink alcohol?

Three days after all wisdom teeth are out can I drink alcohol?

Moderation: If you are not taking any medications that were prescribed to you for pain, then an alcoholic beverage wold be fine. However, the medications that may have been prescribed to you can affect your ability to function. Read all meds or ask your pharmacist if this is the case before imbibing. ...Read more