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Restorative dental surgery operation on a strangely formed face of ornamented incisors jutting out piercing the veil, should I be concerned?

Restorative dental surgery operation on a strangely formed face of ornamented incisors jutting out piercing the veil, should I be concerned?

Clarify: What do you mean by restorative dental surgery/strangely formed face/ ornaments incisors/piercing the veil? What do yo think you need to be worked about? Please rephrase. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Rash On Face (Definition)

Rash on face varies depending on the cause. Raised rash is one, which are palpable or felt by fingers. The different types of raised rashes are: papules (like a pimple), pustular (containing pus), vesicular (containing fluid like chicken pox), or a patch with margins such as in tinea. The nature of the rash gives us clues ...Read more


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Dental surgery after getting a tatoo?

Dental surgery after getting a tatoo?

Wait 6 weeks: Getting a tattoos does convey a certain infection risk. It may complicate dental procedures, such as tooth extractions, implant placement or root canal treatment. ...Read more

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I'm on isotertinoin now, 2 capsul in a week, can I have dental surgery?

I'm on isotertinoin now, 2 capsul in a week, can I have dental surgery?

Probably: The medication you are taking has strict controls placed upon it's use. You should, however, not have a problem having Dental procedures accomplished. It is important and prudent that you provide all of your health care providers with a complete list of all prescription and non-prescription drugs, supplements, vitamins, homeopathic remedies, and minerals before any health care treatment. ...Read more

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Fever 1 month after dental surgery?

Fever 1 month after dental surgery?

Not good: You still have some sort of infection probably an abcess. Go see your dentist as soon as possible. ...Read more

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How can I soothe bone chips after dental surgery?

See your dentist: If it's loose and you are willing to wait, it will probably come out within a few days. If it is not loose and\or you want to feel better right away, you need to see your dentist who can smooth it off or remove it entirely. ...Read more

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How do you soothe bone chips after dental surgery?

How do you soothe bone chips after dental surgery?

Rough bone chips: Generally your dentist will assist you by using instruments to buff out rough bony areas to give you relief. Discuss this with your dentist. ...Read more

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Does hypertension have any affect on dental surgery?

Does hypertension have any affect on dental surgery?

Not Usually: Only minimally unless it's completely uncontrolled (bp > 180 for the top number or >110 for the bottom number). ...Read more

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Do you advise dental surgery with a sinues infection?

Do you advise dental surgery with a sinues infection?

Possibly: If you have an upper tooth with an infection that could be a contributing factor in sinus infection so dental surgery could be indicated. ...Read more

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When is it safe to eat solid food after dental surgery?

When is it safe to eat solid food after dental surgery?

Usually: Usually as soon as you are comfortable. As long as the bleeding is controlled and you are comfortable, you should be able to start eating solid foods.
This does depend on the type of surgery you had done, so speak to your surgeon about any restrictions. ...Read more

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Please help! I need a dental surgery but parents refuse?

Please help! I need a dental surgery but parents refuse?

More info needed....: What type of surgery? Are you really 47? Why are they refusing? ...Read more

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How can you speed the healing process after a dental surgery?

How can you speed the healing process after a dental surgery?

Chlorhexidine rinses: 60 seconds of Chlorhexidine rinses (.12%) 2 times per day. Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) is one brand. Need a prescription.
Listerine isn't bad if you can't get chlorhexidine. ...Read more

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How can you speed up the healing process after dental surgery?

How can you speed up the healing process after dental surgery?

TLC: Treat the area gently, rinse gently with warm salt water, do not drink alcohol, smoke, or disturb the surgical site. I would switch to a soft diet for the first few days. I would take multivitamins and get plenty of rest. ...Read more

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What kind of inhalation anesthetic may be administered for dental surgery?

What kind of inhalation anesthetic may be administered for dental surgery?

Different types: If inhalation anesthetic is being considered for very minor dental surgery, nitrous oxide is the most common. In more extensive oral and maxillofacial surgeries performed in the hospital, your anesthesiologist will choose the best type of anesthetic depending on length of procedure, your medical history, current health, and medications. Keep smiling. ...Read more

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What can I do to figure out my undergrad classes for doctor of dental surgery?

What can I do to figure out my undergrad classes for doctor of dental surgery?

Ask a dental school!: Usually you need: 1 year general chemistry, 1 year organic chemistry, biochemistry, 1 year physics with calculus, and 1 statistics course. I would highly recommend taking as many biology courses as possible, as well as having a well-rounded education (english, ethics, and business courses are all excellent). Good luck! ...Read more

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I will be in a dental surgery of two hours, how long does the effect of a local anesthetic?

I will be in a dental surgery of two hours, how long does the effect of a local anesthetic?

Local anesthetics: Local anesthesia normally lasts from 30 minutes to 4 hours. This depends upon which local anesthetics are used, whether it is an infiltration or block injection and your own metabolism. There are some long acting local anesthetics that last up to 12 hours. ...Read more

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Can you tell me in a dental surgery of two hours, how long does the effect of a local anesthetic?

Can you tell me in a dental surgery of two hours, how long does the effect of a local anesthetic?

At least: Local anesthetic will last as long as necessary to complete your treatment and for a period of time after. Dentists have different local anesthetics to choose from, and will pick the appropriate one for your procedure. ...Read more

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My 4 year old is having dental surgery on Friday, I was wondering how they put children under general anesthesia? Thanks!

My 4 year old is having dental surgery on Friday, I was wondering how they put children under general anesthesia? Thanks!

Anesthesia Consult: A pre-anesthesia consultation is recommended. It serves to educate the patient (parents) and clarify important issues. ...Read more

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What do I need to know about children's dental surgery?

What do I need to know about children's dental surgery?

A lot: There are a lot of things to know about children's dental surgery. The best advice is to take your child a pediatric dentist for an cleaning and examination. The dentist can then determine if your child needs dental surgery and address any questions you may have about what needs to be done. ...Read more

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What are the major difficulties that may meet me while studying dental surgery? I need advice and help. ..

What are the major difficulties that may meet me while studying dental surgery? I need advice and help. ..

Professional Schools: If you are intellectually capable, it's a matter of putting in the time and effort necessary in order to excel and then dedicate your life to your profession. Patients deserve quality care. If you are willing, I am sure you will do fine and then reap the rewards of a very gratifying profession. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can they put you to sleep for dental surgery?

Can they put you to sleep for dental surgery?

Yes: Conscious sedation (I.V.) is most common, but general anesthesia can be used as well, most often in a hospital setting. ...Read more

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How dangerous is dental surgery on a 5-year-old?

How dangerous is dental surgery on a 5-year-old?

With consideration: All surgery carries with it some risk. Dentists try to avoid surgery (fillings, extractions, root canal rx, jaw surgery, gum surgery) wherever possible. That's why your dentist spends so much time instructing you on oral hygiene techniques. If infection is present, however, surgery may be the only option. The surgery is less risky than the spread of the infection. If recommended, have it done. ...Read more

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Which is it like getting general anaesthesia for dental surgery?

Which is it like getting general anaesthesia for dental surgery?

Sleep like a baby: If afraid or procedure is difficult general anesthesia is best. No eating or drinking at least 5 hours before procedure. Also someone must drive you and take you home after you wake up since you will be drowsy. You will feel no pain. During procedure. ...Read more

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Is there any difference between studying dentistry and dental surgery?

Is there any difference between studying dentistry and dental surgery?

Same: The degrees are the same today : dds and dmd. The older is doctor of dental surgery. Oral surgery is a specialth within dentistry which requires a residency after dental school. This may be 4-6 years in duration, and may also earn you an md. ...Read more

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Do I need pain killers for dental surgery?

Do I need pain killers for dental surgery?

Yes/no: Depends what is being done. Many times all you need is something like advil (ibuprofen). ...Read more

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Does triazolam work good for dental surgery?

Does triazolam work good for dental surgery?

Yes: Triazolam is also sometimes used as an adjuvant in medical procedures requiring anesthesia or to reduce anxiety during brief events like MRI scans. ...Read more

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What kind of dentist performs dental surgery?

What kind of dentist performs dental surgery?

ALL: Technically all dentists perform surgery as surgery is defined as manipulation of a patients body which frequently involves cutting. Whenever a dentist "fills" a cavity he is cutting on part of your body- your tooth. If you are talking about oral surgery or pulling teeth, all dentists are trained in it, just to different degrees. Some chose to do it and some dont. An oral surgeon is the most. ...Read more

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I had recent dental surgery, am I more susceptible to getting endocarditis?

Not for healthy peop: A dental surgery does not increase the chance to get endocarditis to health population. There are certain precautions that the patient and dentist must take due to the medical condition of the patient, like history of endocarditis, heart transplant, congenital heart disease and prosthetic heart valve. You can find more information in the aha website. ...Read more

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Any recommended drugs, herbs, food to treat facial swelling after dental surgery?

Any recommended drugs, herbs, food to treat facial swelling after dental surgery?

Call and: Call and discuss this with the dentist who actually performed the surgery. No home remedies other than ice applied to the area for the first 24 hours only. ...Read more

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I'm wondering what is an affordable dental plan that covers braces and oral surgery?

I'm wondering what is an affordable dental plan that covers braces and oral surgery?

AmeriPlan Dental: This plan covers dental check-ups, fillings, crowns, root canals, braces, dentures, dental implants, and everything else a dentist is licensed to do, including cosmetic dental care. ...Read more

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Can soft tissue grafting get paid by medical insurance instead of dental, since it's oral surgery?

Can soft tissue grafting get paid by medical insurance instead of dental, since it's oral surgery?

Depends: It depends on your particular plan. Most "dental" procedures such as grafting are covered under dental plans and not medical.
The only way to definitively find out would be to send in for a predetermination. ...Read more

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As a dental surgery student should I study anatomy and physiology or it is not essential for my major?!

Very essential: We will see patient with compounded problem of both medical and dental. The more basics or foundation we learn, the better care provider we will become. Expand your mind, it will not go back to the original dimension! ...Read more

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How I can be a good dentist especially that I am a first year student in dental surgery? I need advice. .

How I can be a good dentist especially that I am a first year student in dental surgery? I need advice. .

Listen and learn: It takes. Time to become a good dentist. One of the most important things is to listen to the patient and don't judge them on their appearance or the way they talk. Listen and get to know them. The patient will usually tell you the diagnosis. Don't jump to conclusions. Also, learn as much as you can from all your instructors, even if you don't like them. They can surprise you. ...Read more

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Can I get my allergy shot an hour before dental surgery? They are next door to each other and could save a trip!

Can I get my allergy shot an hour before dental surgery? They are next door to each other and could save a trip!

Seasonal?: If it's for seasonal allergies or any others for that matter I'd ask your allergist. Especially if you're new or fairly new to immunotherapy. However, the drugs we use in dentistry rarely have a cross reaction with allergy drugs, especially if you are having something minimally invasive done (like prophylaxis, or routine cleaning). ...Read more

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Should I be good in physics to be able to study dental surgery? Is there any relationship between physics and dental surgery?!

Should I be good in physics to be able to study dental surgery? Is there any relationship between physics and dental surgery?!

All the sciences: Not just physics. Much of dentistry is applied bio-physics, microbiology, and chemistry. Beeing conversant in the basic sciences makes it easier to understand and apply the concepts of dental medicine and dental surgery, which go hand-in-hand. ...Read more

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How does labile hypertension affect dental surgery?

Makes it more risky: Labile hypertension is blood pressure that fluctuates abruptly and repeatedly, often causing symptoms such as headache or ringing in the ears. People with labile hypertension often react to emotional stress with an increase in blood pressure. Your blood pressure can shoot up during dental surgery and trigger a stroke. You may need anti anxiety medication before dental work. ...Read more

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When is the earliest possible to play football after dental surgery?

When is the earliest possible to play football after dental surgery?

Seven days: After dental surgery, it's important for a blood clot to form to stop the bleeding and begin the healing process. Exercise is definitely not recommended on the day of removal, or even several days after removal.
Exercise will raise the heart rate and not allow blood to properly heal all the damage. I would suggest waiting 7 days before playing football. Regards. ...Read more

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Could dental surgery and nose surgery have negative impacts on each other?

Could dental surgery and nose surgery have negative impacts on each other?

They could: Because the nose/mouth/throat are closely involved with each other, problems with one could affect the other (s). Certain types of dental or nasal surgery, can affect the other.
Before any of these, discuss your concerns with your doc, he/she will be able to give you an idea of the possibility. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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Oral Surgery (Definition)

That field of dentistry that treat diseases, traumatic injuries and deformities of the oral cavity, jaws and face. Oral and maxillofacial surgeons complete a minimum of 4 years of post-dental school ...Read more


Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more