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Pain In Other Teeth After Extraction
How long does referred pain in other teeth last after wisdom teeth extraction? I am day 11 post op and feeling pain in two teeth nearby.
Prolonged...: If you're still experiencing pain that you'd attribute to the extraction, I'd consider that slightly outside the norm and would start to entertain things like 'dry socket'. I'd consult your orthodontist/dentist for an evaluation just to make sure everything is healing well, or that there aren't other issues ongoing. ...Read more
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See your dentist: I'm sorry, but I do not know what you exactly mean by opposite side. Let say an upper right side tooth was removed. Do you mean the opposite side to mean the lower right tooth or to mean a left side tooth? See your dentist so they can determine your exact problem and help you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Healing: During an extraction, gingival tissues may have been peeled back to gain access to the tooth, or the gum tissue could have been torn. At times, the surgeon will approximate the tissues to achieve primary closure, and sutures are needed to keep the wound closed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several things: Assuming there is no infection in the area you can apply ice for the first 24 hours...15 min on...15 min off you can take the pain medication your dentist prescribes or over the counter meds like advil (ibuprofen) or motrin. On the day after your extraction start rinsing with warm salt water 3-4 times per day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer