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Osseous surgery: is usually done by a periodontist. adequate anesthesia and sedation are used. After the access to the bone is established the dead bone and tissue are removed and the area is cleaned. The site is covered with a periodontal pack or dressing for healing and comfort. Instructions are given and explained. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had four quadrant osseous surgery two weeks ago still having pain in my jaw. Increased sensitivity also. Taking 6 Advil a day. Is this normal?
It is not normal: Generally, NSAIDs (Advil, Aleve, etc.) are starting the morning before surgery, and taken for 3-7 days. After this time no prescription medications are normally needed. In addition to the NSAIDs, a narcotic may be recommended for the first few days. Contact your surgeon for post op evaluation. Take care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chronic unilateral left pars defect , osseous edema right anterior L5 body centrum acute/subacute fracture tried everything should I consider surgery?
Second osseous surgery last week, and a frenulectomy. 800mg ibuprofen for several days. Now having heart palpitations, related to surgery or meds?
Im going to have an orreous structure approx. 1.4X1.1 mm removed behind my knee. What is the estimated time of recovery from such surgery?
I assume you mean: "osseous structure. " That's a very small piece of bone. However, the estimated time of recovery includes the degree to which it may have invaded adjacent bone or other structures, how deep it is and how difficult it is to remove. Certainly you can ask your orthopedic surgeon beforehand, but s/he may not be able to give you a good estimate until AFTER the surgery. Best wishes. Dr. Anne. ...Read more
Genioplasty?: Presuming that your lower jaw and teeth are reasonably normal, your chin can be augmented either with a chin implant or by advancing the chin bone slightly to improve your appearance. If the problem is that the whole lower jaw is small or abnormal then jaw advancement surgery (a more significant procedure) may be indicated. You should see a plastic surgeon or oral surgeon about the correct option. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had periodontal gum surgery about 8 years ago, and I still notice a white scar tissue in the area I got the surgery. My dentist said it was merely scar tissue. Should I be worried is more?
Will having my mandibular torii removed have any implications of future viability for implants? I am waiting for surgery to have my remaining 13 teeth (fragments, really) removed and to have my mandibular torii removed in order to more easily facilitate a
None: If you are getting a denture, then the best route is to have the tori removed. However, if you are getting the implants, you may not need them removed. I have been doing this for over 30 years and rarely do we need them removed. If you are getting fixed teeth on the implants then they likely do not need removal at all. See a prosthodontist before proceeding. It will be worth it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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