Doctor insights on:
Tooth Extraction Food In Socket
It happens: Even with the best of care, dry sockets can still happen. They are far more common from the lower than the upper wisdom teeth extractions. I can happen with simple extractions to those that are impacted. You know you have a dry socket when the area gets much more painful about 3 days after the extraction. See your dentist for a simple solution . Packing it with a medicated gauze over a few days. ...Read more
Flush out: If you were given a irrigation syringe you can fill it with water and gently flush out the area of food. If not you can go back to the doctor (there should not be any more charges) and they can do it for you or give you the syringes. If it isn't bothering you a lot you could wait and it will eventually resolve on its own. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
3 wisdom tooth extractrd and a molar tooth bone grafted also 6 weeks ago. Can flossing shift teeth positions?
Can be: Dry socket is not all that common . Usually smoker's with lower molar removal. The initial blood clot is lost in the extraction socket and the jaw bone becomes infected. If the sockets are taken care of properly , dry socket does not happen all that often. Initial pressure with gauze for at least 1-2 hours followed by no smoking, hard spitting, or sucking on straws will help prevent dry socket. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Wisdom tooth ext: This is not unusual after an extraction, especially if there was an infection. The bad taste is due to the bleeding and drainage of any residual infection. Make sure you follow the post-op instructions given to you by your surgeon, and keep the area clean. If the bad taste continues after 2-3 days, call your surgeon to have the area examined. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tooth extraction: impossible to answer without a visual examnation and additional information. Make an appointment to have it examined by your dentist or the surgeon to did the extraction. Also, make sure you follow the post-op instructions and keep all follow-up appointments. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Irritation inflamation gum around wisdom tooth. Not impacted. Root canal on wisdom tooth vs extraction ! two extracted -- 1 root canal - lower rt?
Dry socket results…: …from loss of the blood clot that forms after the tooth is extracted. That leaves the site exposed to bacteria, food, etc. If you think you have dry socket, see dentist/oral surgeon again to have extraction site packed to prevent infection. If infxn has already begun, expect to be on antibiotics & have further rechecks. Avoid vigorous rinsing of extraction site. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could i lose that blood clot in the open hole after wisdom tooth extraction and develop the dreaded dry socket?
Putrefaction...: The contents of a recent tooth extraction socket is the "perfect storm" for bad smell: warmth, moisture, bacteria, and abundant fermentable organic debris, blood clot, and exuding serous exudate. Every recent extraction smells and tastes bad until the natural healing process allows the wound to close over, bringing resolution to the problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ask your dentist: Without knowing the particular details of your surgery, it's not a good idea to tell when you should start solid foods again. It will probably depend on how well your pain is controlled and whether your surgical wounds are healing well. Call your dentist or ask them this question if you haven't had your surgery yet. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Post op pain: You may just be dealing with some aggressive post operative pain associated with the difficult extraction. Impacted teeth tend to require the removal of bone and require more healing time than erupted teeth. If its been over a week and there's still pain or more pain, contact your dental surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tooth extracted on 5.16. Still pain in gum line prior to extraction. Difficulty opening mouth - extraction side of jaw pops & is tight. Advice?
Call: Post-op extractions can vary from person to person. The muscles may have suffered some trismus (tightening, spasms,) due to injection/s of the anesthetic, could be a TMJ/TMD issue that has been triggered, could just be the healing process. If in doubt, call and have it checked out. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Dry socket wisdom tooth extraction
- Tooth extraction dry socket symptoms
- Infected tooth socket after extraction
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Dry socket gums teeth tooth extraction
- Infected socket after wisdom tooth extraction
- Home treatment for dry socket after tooth extraction
- Causes of dry socket after tooth extraction
- Talk to a dentist online for free