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Tooth Implant Pain
Implant tooth pain. Dr gave 300mg of vicodin es 7.5 to take for two days. However I also have glaucoma and forgot ask if ok to take.
No and somewhat: You will be completely numb and not feel anything when the implant is placed and have some mild to moderate discomfort afterwards which is easily handled with some mild to moderate oral pain medication. Please discuss all your concerns with the dentist who will be treating you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Prefer not to use narcotics after dental extraction and implant on front tooth # 26. What good pain relief (if any pain) and amount can be used.?
There is a magical..: Dosage of Ibuprofen and tylenol that works well. Make sure your liver and kidneys are healthy. Do not exceed recommended dosages for any of the medicines that are described here. 600mg of Ibuprofen and 1000 mg of tylenol can provide pain relief equal to or greater than a narcotic. ...Read more
Pain three weeks after dental implant. Stitches still in. No swelling. No drainage. Normal? Tooth was pulled before procedure
Immediate implant ?: Obviously the tooth was extracted before the implant was placed, but was the implant placed in the same visit right after the tooth was extracted? If so, it may not be integrating, but instead acting as a foreign object. Your surgeon needs to re-evaluate the implant... if mobile, it needs to be removed. ...Read more
I wear a retainer awaiting implant. Can this cause tooth pain and nerve pain on bottom teeth and cause them to shift?
#14 tooth implant w/bone graft procedure 8/13/13. Still have achy intermittent pain. Dds says XR & area looks ok. How long does pain last after implan?
Healing Implants: Unfortunately the range in post operative pain varies greatly among individuals specific situations & there is no general rule of thumb. Your medical history, habits, pain threshold, proximity to sinus, condition of adjacent teeth, occlusion, general health, condition of supporting tissues, medications taken, oral hygiene, quality of restorations, depth\placement of implant, etc. all play a role ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A man came into the ER by ambulance and i heard him say that he just had 2 tooth implants. The nurse said that his ride would not be covered. Is there so much pain after toothimplants?
Very rare: I've been placing implants since 1985 and severe pain associated with the surgery or the healing is very unusual. Tooth extraction is more painful afterwards than implant placement afterwards. The average patient in my practice takes a few days of Motrin with some people needing stronger meds for the first day. I suspect there may be more to the story than 2 routine implants. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is the difference between a crown and a tooth implant?And which one should I get? Which one will last longer?Which one is better?My tooth is blue
Which is better?: The comprehensive consultation with your dental specialist is the first step in determining whether or not you are best suited for dental crowns vs. teeth implants. Each option has its advantages that need to be compared for an informed decision to be made. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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