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Pain Relief After Teeth Whitening
Teeth whitening is a treatment of the tooth to reduce pigments so enhancing their appearance and reducing discoloration. Usually the outer enamel is lightened using an oxygen releasing carbamide product for extrinsic bleaching, but when access to the pulp chamber is possible, intrinsic bleach with a stronger reagent that can significantly reduce the color. Dr neil mcleod dds ...Read more
Ibuprofen: Ibuprofen 600-800mg taken every six hours works great. If allergic to aspirin, nsaids or are taking blood thinners ask your doctor first. Acetaminophen (paracetamol) 650mg every 6 hours will help, but will not control the inflammation that causes the pain. If needed, you can take both if you don't exceed 3200mg Ibuprofen or 3000mg Acetaminophen per day. Talk to your dentist for specific help. ...Read more
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.
How many days on average will pain and swelling last after a wisdom tooth extraction of an erupted wisdom tooth? Will the pain be bearable?
O.Surgery guidelines: Guidelines to determine degree of difficulty in removing wisdom teeth and predicting post-op pain and swelling. Tooth position is a major determinant in the methods used in extractions. Generally, more fully erupted teeth require less surgical intervention. Angled or tilted teeth, no. of roots and curvature of roots may require sectioning of the roots resulting in more pain and swelling. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Experiencing tooth sensitivity after using Crest 3D whitening peroxide rinse. Best way(s) to alleviate sensitivity aside from discontinuing the rinse?
Stinging pain: Depending on how long ago the tooth was removed... This could be normal. Otherwise, you might be getting infection starting, or the nerve may have been traumatized, which can happen in wisdom teeth removal. Either way you need to go back to the dentist who did the extraction to examine you. Good luck! ...Read more
4 fillings 1 RCT on wis tooth. Jaw/teeth pain 3 wks. Sharp pain from cold air/liquid. Take ibuprofen and still a throbbing tingling. Root canal needed?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Temporary crowns on two teeth, not requiring root canal. After a week, still pain, pain in ear as well. Dentist sees no reason for pain...treatment?
Treatment: Unfortunately you cannot expect to get a diagnosis & treatment suggestion over the internet by dentists who have not & cannot personally examine you, have not done the treatment and do not have x-rays to review. It may be do to temporary inflammation of the nerve, bite, poor marginal integrity of temporary crown\cement, or other underlying tooth problem. Wait it out, ask for a better explanation? ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible masseter muscle in cheek strain after dentist? 3 wk constant meds.headache tooth pain ear pain. Wisd.tooth RCT & 4 fillings. Cause of pain?
Inflammation: You may have an inflamed masseter from being stretched open too long or too wide; you could also have trismus from the anesthetic injection. Other possibilities include the occlusion being off on the new restorations. Moist heat, restricted diet and anti-inflammatories should resolve muscle pain; if the bite is off you need an occlusal adjustment. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
1-2 weeks: Usually narcotic pain medication should not be needed after 3 days. Motrin and Tylenol for first week. Should not have any pain after second week. If bite shifts and bone changes around surrounding teeth you may get some temperature sensitivity. If pain worsens after 3 days you may have dry socket and need to be evaluated by dentist who extracted tooth. ...Read more
First molar extraction over 48 hours, intense pain, swelling bruising gums white, blue, grey around second molar and extraction site- intense pain?
See your Dentist: See the dentist or oral surgeon who extracted the tooth for a thorough evaluation. Without seeing the problem, it is hard to determine if you are have normal or unusual symptoms. Depending on the severity of the problem, post-operative sensitivity or pain are normal events. Bruising to the adjacent area may also occur. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
A recent study showed that in a hospitalized group of patients it was not the actual degree of pain relief that determined patient satisfaction. It was the perceived concern on the part of the heath care providers and their attempts to alleviate the degree of pain that mattered. Even ...Read more
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