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Is it normal to need a tooth extraction?

Is it normal to need a tooth extraction?

Yes: A tooth extraction is very common and a dentist can probably address the incidence. I know that it is less common for young people today because dentists have found ways to protect teeth compared to people my age (58). Still, any procedure, dental or medical, should be performed only after informed consent. I hope this helps, best wishes. ...Read more

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Dr. James Kuan
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Prostatitis (Definition)

Prostatitis is the swelling and inflammation of the prostate gland, which is a gland located beneath the bladder in men. Prostatitis usually results in painful and difficult urination, and there may be flu-like symptoms present. There are many causes of prostatitis, one of ...Read more


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Why would you have unsuccessful tooth extraction?

Why would you have unsuccessful tooth extraction?

Sometimes: A fragment of the root tip can break off and may not be able to be retrieved readily (ex. For fear of pushing it into the sinus if it's an upper molar). The body often will accept of this fragment without the patient experiencing a problem. But the patient should always be advised of that and treatment options recommended to the patient. ...Read more

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Is it okay to have fizzy drinks after a tooth extraction?

Is it okay to have fizzy drinks after a tooth extraction?

Carbonated drinks: You should avoid carbonated drinks for 3-5 days after wisdom teeth are extracted. The reason is to prevent the loss of the blood clot which is a cause of "dry socket" definitely do not use a straw or smoke either! ...Read more

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What kind of complications might happen from a tooth extraction?

What kind of complications might happen from  a tooth extraction?

Several: Any surgical procedure carries some risks and possible complications. Your dentist or surgeon should discuss these with you prior to performing the procedure. Some of the more common may include, but are not limited to excessive bleeding, swelling, bruising, sensitivity in adjacent teeth, and limited opening. ...Read more

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Can tooth extraction under sedation hurt?

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

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Can i eat spicy food after tooth extraction?

Can i eat spicy food after tooth extraction?

Spicy foods after...: It depends on how soon after tooth extraction. Immediately after oral surgery, you should be on a liquid diet, then a very soft diet, and gradually returning to a normal diet over several days. Spicy foods may cause discomfort or a burning sensation, but probably won't cause any serious injury. The consistency is more important than the spiciness. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is a bubble over tooth extraction site normal?

Is a bubble over tooth extraction site normal?

It is normal: Your blood pocket (bubble ) is normal, please leave it be. Disturbance of this clot can lead to increased bleeding or the loss of the blood clot and dry socket. Take care. ...Read more

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Does dental insurance cover a tooth extraction?

Does dental insurance cover a tooth extraction?

Most likely: You can expect that most dental insurances will provide some level of coverage for routine dental extractions and there is no need for preauthorization. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Marvin Ott
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Tooth Extraction (Definition)

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