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Top Wisdom Teeth
Wisdom teeth: Depends on why they are loose. This is something that needs to be diagnosed and evaluated by your dentist. Why do you want to save them rather than have them removed? Again, treating and retaining wisdom teeth is something you should discuss with your dentist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Likely Extraction: If your wisdom teeth are breaking down you need to have the checked out. It is likely that they will need to be removed if they are not fixable or if you just can not maintain them well. If you choose not to, then you run the risk of much pain, infection that may lead to an emerge visit. Go see your dentist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My top wisdom teeth are coming in, about half of each is visible through my gums. Partially erupted or just not done growing? I'm 19 if that helps
Wisdom teeth: You will need to see a dentist who along with visually looking into your mouth at your wisdom teeth, will take some x-rays to determine the development of the teeth and whether or not they can come in completely, come in straight and not cause problems. Also have your lower wisdom teeth evaluated in the same way as the lowers are generally more problematic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Same as others !: The surgeon will numb the area first. Second, he or she will usually need to expose the tooth if it is not visible in the mouth. A small incision is made to access the tooth. The gum tissue is gently pulled away to see the tooth. Sometimes only a single instrument is needed to twist the tooth out. Otherwise, a drill may be needed to help remove bone to facilitate it's removal. Talk to your doc! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've heard with top wisdom teeth extraction it is a lot less likely to get dry socket. What can I drink?
Dry sockets?: First you are correct, the likelihood is much less on upper teeth. Drink anything nutritious. ...Read more
My top wisdom teeth are growing backwards toward my sinuses. recently, i have started to experience hearing loss. could this cause long term problems?
Oral Surgeon: See your Oral Surgeon for evaluation and treatment recommendations. Good Luck. ...Read more
2 top wisdom teeth pulled out 3 days ago when can I start drinking soda with a straw or eat a salad with lime dressing or normal food, can I floss?
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