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Upper Teeth Extraction
I had upper left 3rd molar teeth extraction 37 hours ago and upper right 3rd molar teeth extraction 1 month ago
can I eat Hamburgers or KFC?
Yes: As long as you are careful not to irritate the extraction site, you will be fine. Try to avoid anything with seeds (sesame seed bun) so that they dont get stuck in the healing socket. Otherwise if you can eat it comfortably go for it. Most important after extractions is to avoid alcohol and tobacco use! ...Read more
Periodontist just told me that my upper side teeth need extraction. So, my canine (eye) tooth remains but all others pulled. Removable denture option?
Not uncommon: If your tooth was fully erupted and is a tooth with large roots, you can have a fairly sizeable hole in the extraction site. ...Read more
Collateral damage: During the wisdom tooth extraction (complicate) a lot of pressure is placed on the adjacent tissue: gums, chicks and neighbor teeth, TMJ and muscles. It creates the inflammation and consequently pain. The good news that in the majority cases the pain is transitory. If concerned, please call your oral surgeon/ dentist for post extraction consultation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Cost are determined by how teeth need to be extracted, the difficulty of the extractions and how many teeth are being replaced by a bridge. Generally 100-300 per extraction and 700-1200 per unit of bridgework with fees widely variable according to region. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Several things: Assuming there is no infection in the area you can apply ice for the first 24 hours...15 min on...15 min off you can take the pain medication your dentist prescribes or over the counter meds like advil or motrin. On the day after your extraction start rinsing with warm salt water 3-4 times per day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Healing and health: You want to be healthy so eat healthy. A nutritious diet is always part of a healthy lifestyle. Your body needs nutrients, especially when your body is stressed and has to undergo a healing process. You do need to be a little more careful what you eat and avoid eating anything that might disrupt the clot in the extraction site. Follow the directions of your dentist and ask if not sure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had my teeth extraction 60 hours ago is normal for it hurt more then right after it was done and its white in the center and around the holes?
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