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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 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.

Depends: Depends on the cause of the pain, which cannot be determined without an examination. Your Surgeon is responsible for post-surgical care. ...Read more

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Tooth Extraction (Definition)

Tooth extraction means removing an entire tooth or teeth from the jawbone. ...Read more


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Really bad and kinda weird pain after tooth extraction. What could this be?

Really bad and kinda weird pain after tooth extraction. What could this be?

"Dry socket": Is a common source of severe pain that begins about the 3rd day after extraction, happens usually just on the lower jaw. Most post-surgical pain is usually gone 1-2 weeks after most extractions. Persistent pain needs to be checked for infection and other possibilities. ...Read more

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What to do if I have serious facial pain after tooth extraction and braces applied?

What to do if I have serious facial pain after tooth extraction and braces applied?

Call ur orthodontist: Your orthodontist will know exactly what treatment has been rendered, and why that treatment might be hurting you. ...Read more

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What could be done for a dry mouth and pain after tooth extraction?

What could be done for a dry mouth and pain after tooth extraction?

Rinse gently & Meds: The dry mouth is usually short lived after extraction, but rinsiing with salt water or mouth lubricaters such as biotene can help. Tylennol or whatever you take for headache will take the edge off of the pain. If not, then see your dentist to evaluate your healing progress and prescribe a pain medicine. ...Read more

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I have severe pain after tooth extraction (one week ago). My dentist says it's fine and healing. Is this pain normal then?

I have severe pain after tooth extraction (one week ago). My dentist says it's fine and healing. Is this pain normal then?

Could be infection: Go back to the dentist who did the extraction and ask that they check the socket. Such pain at this time is wrong. You should be healing and getting pain free, not getting more pain! ...Read more

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I still have acute and severe ear pain after tooth extraction, it been two weeks. ENT says no problem with the ear. Can anything be done?

I still have acute and severe ear pain after tooth extraction, it been two weeks. ENT says no problem with the ear. Can anything be done?

Oral Surgeon: Your own dentist or Oral Surgeon needs to evaluate this and see whether any other treatment is indicated. Sometimes it takes awhile, even two weeks or more for complete elimination of radiating or referred pain following a surgical procedure. Contact your own dentist to discuss. ...Read more

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How much do tooth extraction hurt?

Painless: Sorry to hear, but having a tooth pulled is sometimes necessary. Before extraction, your dentist will use a local anesthetic to numb the area where the tooth will be removed. If you are anxious, your dentist may use IV sedation that will prevent pain completely and make you sleep through the procedure. Anesthesia is the key. Good luck. ...Read more

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How much does tooth extraction hurt?

Depends on infection: Extraction usually does not hurt during since you are anesthetized. After you should take Ibuprofen and Aspirin for 1 - 2 days. Pain during or after extraction is not normal and is usually due to infection which requires antibiotics. If this is anticipated it is best to start antibiotics and anti-inflammatory 1 - 48 hours before ...Read more

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Can I shower after a tooth extraction?

Can I shower after a tooth extraction?

Sure: Just don't get water in your mouth. Good Luck. ...Read more

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When to eat chips after tooth extraction?

When to eat chips after tooth extraction?

Wait awhile....: You should not eat chips for at least several days after a tooth extraction. Wait until the tooth socket is well on its way to healing or chew on the other side of your mouth. ...Read more

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How expensive is a general tooth extraction?

How expensive is a general tooth extraction?

$75-$450, average: Depending on the tooth, the type of anesthesia, the dentist and the local cost of living and individual cases. ...Read more

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How long is recovery from 4 tooth extraction?

How long is recovery from 4 tooth extraction?

Depends: The recovery is dependent on the amount of work to remove the teeth as well as the bodies natural healing abilities. In general for surgical extractions there will be about 3 days of discomfort and possibly some swelling. ...Read more

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After tooth extraction what can I do for pain?

After tooth extraction what can I do for pain?

Follow instructions: You should carefully follow the post-operative instructions given to you by your dentist such as salt rinse to keep the area clean, cold compress, resting and taking the prescribed pain medication and possible antibiotic given to you by your dentist. ...Read more

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What can I do to prepare for a tooth extraction?

What can I do to prepare for a tooth extraction?

See a surgeon: First of all have an oral surgeon do it. They are much more experienced than general dentists.
Secondly quit smoking if you do. Keep your mouth as clean as possible to prevent post operative infection. ...Read more

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What problems can occur after a tooth extraction?

What problems can occur after a tooth extraction?

Multiple: Infection, drysocket, bleeding, poor or delayed healing. ...Read more

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Is it okay to rinse after tooth extraction. Help?

Is it okay to rinse after tooth extraction. Help?

Absolutely not!: Do not rinse, spit out or drink with a straw for at least the first 24 hours after an extraction. This may dislodge the blood clot in the socket and result in delayed healing and possibly a dry socket. Follow directions give. Were you not given them? If not, call and get them. ...Read more

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When should I start rinsing after tooth extraction?

When should I start rinsing after tooth extraction?

7 days: Never rinse with anything within 3-7 days. If you do, you can wash away the healing blood clot and get a "dry socket". This is when the bone is no longer covered with the blood clot (therefore now it is dry) and there is now nothing to regerate the new bone. ...Read more

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Curious as to how much does a tooth extraction hurt?

Pain: Plan on it hurting and if its less than you expected by happy. Usually if you takes around the clock Motrin after ext your feeling much better in a day or 2. ...Read more

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What are some tips for dealing with tooth extraction?

What are some tips for dealing with tooth extraction?

Common sense: No alcohol (a blood thinner) or negative pressure (smoking or using a straw) avoid exertion and restrict yourself to soft diet. ...Read more

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What could cause pain during / after tooth extraction?

Pain: During extraction -you may require more anesthetic especially if the area is infected however be sure you know the difference between pain and pressure. Pain is sharp, pressure is just that like you pressing on your arm with your finger.
after extraction-pain should be minimal. If not see your dentist as you may have a dry socket requiring treatment. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pain during/after tooth extraction?

What to do if I have pain during/after tooth extraction?

Ask your Dentist: Here is what I give my patients after I remove a tooth. I do not recommend you follow this as you are not my patient.

http://www. Levipalmerdds. Com/Forms. Php

=>care after tooth removal" ...Read more

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Is it normal for me to be having pain during/after tooth extraction?

Is it normal for me to be having pain during/after tooth extraction?

No, yes: No, during the procedure as you will be numb and yes, after the procedure (generally mild to moderate) which is handled with an appropriate pain medication. ...Read more

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Normally, how long would the pain from a tooth extraction normally occur?

Normally, how long would the pain from a tooth extraction normally occur?

Extremely variable: It depends on each individual and the difficulty of the extraction. Generally, the pain should be manageable by 7 days but could take up to two weeks to completely resolve. ...Read more

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Can tooth extraction under sedation hurt?

Sedated: Extraction with sedation is to eliminate this "pain worry". When you are sedated, the area where you have extraction will typically receive local anesthetics also. There are conscious ; non-conscious types; in both cases you will be asked many pertinent questions to determine how much sedative agents to be used to maximize effect. Answer qs well ; honestly, and follow dr's instructions to do best! ...Read more

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What can I eat after baby tooth extraction?

What can I eat after baby tooth extraction?

Almost anhything: I would stay away from hot peppers and anhything hard for a few days. ...Read more

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Soccer after tooth extraction, is this okay?

Soccer after tooth extraction, is this okay?

That depends: If this was an over-retained baby tooth for a child it should not be much different then the tooth coming out on its own. If it was an easy experience and the child feels up to it, let them play. If this was an extraction of an adult tooth then I would wait a few days. ...Read more