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Tooth Extraction Bad Taste In Mouth
EXT > bad taste?: Lots of possibilities: many patients just don't brush and floss as well after surgery, food decaying in socket, early infection, beginning of dry socket, etc. Make sure you are brushing and flossing adequately, rinsing after the first 24 hours and see your own dentist to check on healing. ...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
12 days post-op wisdom tooth extraction. Had a bad taste in mouth which is gone now, still have unpleasant breath sometimes. Brushing 3x/day, peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) 2x/day, dentist says no infection or gum problems?
May be unrelated: The initial bad taste after the extraction may have been a dry socket, food debris, or bacteria caught in the socket. Unpleasant breath may be caused by other factors, including cavities, gastric reflux, and your diet. All these potential causes need to be explored, since brushing and gargling will only temporarily mask the problem. All the best.. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Tooth extraction bone graft 5 days ago. On ZPack 250mg. Need 1 vicodin/day b/c of throbbing pain. Bad taste coming from extraction. Is this normal?
Pain and bad taste: Pain should be substantially better 5 days after an extraction. Bad taste may indicate the socket filled with food debris, an infection or a dry socket. You should bring all this to the attention of the dentist who treated you and be seen for a post-op evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Probably ok: Get checked to exclude infection.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have a vile taste in my mouth 11 days after a quadruple wisdom tooth extraction and a week after being treated for dry sockets. It is not improving.?
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I got a wisdom tooth extraction 2 days ago and have an egg taste in my mouth regardless of what I eat. Is this an indication of an infection?
Possibly: Check back with oral surgeon to determine what is going o. ...Read more
I have throbbing and the taste of blood in my mouth two days after my wisdom tooth extraction. The site is not oozing blood, however. Is this normal?
It is normal: Bleeding will occur after surgery, and it is not uncommon to ooze blood for 24-72 hours after wisdom teeth removal. A lot of the time it looks like there is more blood than there actually is due to the saliva mixing with the blood. Avoid the vigorous mouth rinsing or touching the wound area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dentist rx'd me peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) to rinse the weird taste in my mouth away post wisdom tooth extraction. Do i need to water this stuff down before rinsing?
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