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Dr. Chad Levitt
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Tooth Extraction (Definition)

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


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Is it common for your mouth to be sore on upper teeth extraction after 4 weeks of surgery especially when taken out overnight. What can take forsorene?

Is it common for your mouth to be sore on upper teeth extraction after 4 weeks of surgery especially when taken out overnight. What can take forsorene?

More info needed...: It is not uncommon to be sore after an extraction. Why you are still sore after four weeks is unknown. Please see the dentist who extracted your teeth. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Periodontist just told me that my upper side teeth need extraction. So, my canine (eye) tooth remains but all others pulled. Removable denture option?

Periodontist just told me that my upper side teeth need extraction. So, my canine (eye) tooth remains but all others pulled. Removable denture option?

See DDS: Discuss with your general dentist for a definitive treatment plan, two canines or one? Probably, an implant supported prosthesis would be an option, get a well defined treatment plan prior to the extractions. ...Read more

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Does teeth extraction make you sick?

Does teeth extraction make you sick?

Infection?: It is possible that you could have an infection. How long ago was your extraction? Speak to the dentist to let him or her know what you are experiencing. It is possible that you may need an antibiotic if you are developing an infection. ...Read more

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What to do after teeth extraction to reduce pain?

What to do after teeth extraction to reduce pain?

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 (ibuprofen) or motrin. On the day after your extraction start rinsing with warm salt water 3-4 times per day. ...Read more

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How much does it cost for teeth extraction and bridge?

How much does it cost for teeth extraction and bridge?

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 more

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Do i need teeth extraction medicines for tooth removal?

Do i need teeth extraction medicines for tooth removal?

????: I am not sure of what you are asking. Do you mean you need some form of sedation to have a tooth removed? Or do you mean you need to have medication after the tooth removal procedure? Please clarify. Thank you. ...Read more

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