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Oral Surgery Cyst Removal
How long does it take for numbness in chin and lip to go away after oral surgery, removal of cyst on lower jaw bone?
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
I had oral surgery last week for a failed root canal and cyst removal. A stitch fell out today and now it's very sore and swollen should I be worried?
Probably not: Upon completion of the surgery the doctor usually places several sutures. I one falls out it is unlikely that a significant complication will occur. It is important however that you call the surgeon and advise them of the occurrence. This way if they feel it is important they will request your return for a followup exam. Feel better + good luck. ...Read more
I am undergoing oral surgery for the removal if a cyst in the roof of my mouth slightly above my front teeth. What are the possible causes. No pain, ?
Numerous casuses: And most are not painful. Most common is a dental abscess from a tooth with a necrotic pulp ("dead nerve"). Other sources can be dental ("supernumerary or extra" teeth), developmental--nerve cells trapped between the "joints" of the bones of the mouth, for example, or neoplastic (pre- or cancerous). It is important that your surgeon submit the tissues to an oral pathologist for microscopic eval. ...Read more
Hi! I am having oral surgery under general anesthesia to remove a cyst. Would I be safe to fly two weeks after?
Yes: You should be fine.Get a more detailed answer ›
I had oral surgery to remove a maxillary cyst 8 weeks ago, how long until the numbness in my gum and face subside?
I'm having oral surgery next wk to remove a apical periodontal cyst on my hard palate how will I feel afterwards will I be able to eat and talk?
Soft diet: A soft diet following oral surgery is best. Sometimes a liquid diet can be maintained for a few days following the surgery. You don't want to eat something that will injure the surgical area, so avoid hard things like pretzels and the like. Usually you only need to maintain such a diet for about 5 to 7 days. Always follow the surgeon's instructions. ...Read more
Anything: You can eat whatever you want. However, I would caution you to avoid chips and nuts for the first 2 days. Avoid using a straw for 24 hours to help prevent the clot from being lost. ...Read more
For adults with both teeth and jaws that don't match, both Orthodontic Treatment and Orthognathic Surgery provide the best result. Ask your Dentist to recommend the Orthodontic Specialist in your area that is the most experienced resolving adult malocclusions, and the Orthodontist will then recommend the Oral
Surgeon that works best with his team. ...Read more
You should: Talk to your surgeon about your case. I find that most people do not need to be sedated once they understand the procedure. ...Read more
It depends: It depends on why your nerves are hypersensitive and which nerves are involved. Most likely taking the pain medication your dentist gave you should help. Maybe it would be better to try some anti-inflammatory medication like ibuprophen. You should take to your dentist about this. ...Read more
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Ibuprofen 800mg: Every 6 hours (unless you have a contraindication), sleep slightly elevated, switch over to moist heat application after 48 hours. Sometimes steroids are given intra-operatively and even post-operatively if significant swelling is anticipated. Normal body response to surgery. Also just has to "run its course". ...Read more
What pain pill can I take before oral surgery that'll help me relax, but won't cause any negative interactions?
Oral Surgeon: Please discuss this with the oral surgeon who is treating you. ...Read more
Could you tell me how to calm my husband who is having oral surgery in the morning with just topical anaesthetic?
Anxiety: I assume that he is not having wisdom teeth removed! Other types of surgical procedures can be treated using topical anesthetics that are numbing to the area involved. Some topical anesthetics are "compounded" that exaggerates their efficacy, making them more desirable than local anesthetics that are injected. If your husband is too anxious, ask the surgeon for an anti-anxiety med such as valium. ...Read more
Having oral surgery this wk & now concerned about the anesthesia that will be administered for the procedure. Help?
What do you suggest if my husband is having oral surgery in the morning with just topical anaesthetic & he's freaking out because?
Speak to surgeon: My suggestion is that your husband speaks to the surgeon who will be performing the procedure. Sometimes fear of the unknown can take control. Since we don't know what is being done or the reasons why it is being done with a local anesthetic, it's hard to give you any other advice. Maybe anti anxiety medication is needed. ...Read more
I took 4 MG of adavan over a day for oral surgery. Procedure has been done by 1pm, and I am stilll useless in bed. How long does this laste?
Having oral surgery this wk & now concerned about the anesthesia that will be administered for the procedure. What would most likely be used?
This varies a bit: From clinician to clinician - but common agents used in combination in my day to day practice of anesthesia include - propofol, brevital, nubain, fentanyl, remifentanil, versed, ketamine, & ihalation agent such as nitrous oxide & sevoflurane. A combination of medications allows for the use of smaller doses of each (compliment each other). Lower doses reduces potential negative effects of each. ...Read more
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