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Who can I talk to about post tooth extraction concerns?

Who can I talk to about post tooth extraction concerns?

It is your surgeon!: In most cases, the recovery period lasts only a few days. However, your case is individual (no two cases are alike). Do not accept well-intended advice from friends or neighbors. Discuss your post tooth extraction concerns with the person best able to effectively help you. It is your surgeon!

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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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Can I drink alocohol and fizzy juice through a straw a week and 4 days after a tooth extraction with no concerns?

Can I drink alocohol and fizzy juice through a straw a week and 4 days after a tooth extraction with no concerns?

Probably: Assuming your healing proceeded normally, you are far enough post-op that the no-straw period has expired. You should be fine..

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I am a 48 year old woman with osteoporosis. Not on any meds. Need a lower right simple wisdom tooth extraction. Should I be concerned in any way?

I am a 48 year old woman with osteoporosis. Not on any meds. Need a lower right simple wisdom tooth extraction. Should I be concerned in any way?

Depends: Most times no unless the tooth is deeply impacted and a large amount of bone needs to be removed. Also a dentist who is gentle will help reduce the possibility of complications.

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My tongue has an orange coating a couple of days after a tooth extraction. I did not eat or drink anything orange. Should I be concerned?

My tongue has an orange coating a couple of days after a tooth extraction. I did not eat or drink anything orange. Should I be concerned?

No worries: Not to worry. Likely some slight remnants of the bleeding. Try scraping your tongue with floss or your toothbrush. Easy way is to stick your tongue way out and then put the brush on top of tongue near the back and then pull your tongue back in. Better than shoving the brush way back in to the throat area. If it does not clear up, see the surgeon. Good Luck.

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Should I be concerned if my two canine teeth are a bit sharper than normal people's. Will I need a tooth extraction or will a dentist just have to file them?

Should I be concerned if my two canine teeth are a bit sharper than normal people's. Will I need a tooth extraction or will a dentist just have to file them?

Pointy cuspids: I wouldn't be concerned about sharper than normal canine teeth. It certainly doesn't require extraction. Yes, they can be easily reshaped. Discuss this issue with your own dentist for best advice.

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Http://goo. Gl/xe7mvm wisdom tooth extraction talking made it open up. Pictures at link doesn't hurt- blood clot exposed. Day 5 concern needed?

Http://goo. Gl/xe7mvm wisdom tooth extraction talking made it open up. Pictures at link doesn't hurt- blood clot exposed. Day 5 concern needed?

Wisdom tooth ok: Just make sure you keep the area clean and the socket irrigated. If experience pain see the surgeon for possible post operative infection control.

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Are same day tooth extraction and implant placement done in the u.S.?

Are same day tooth extraction and implant placement done in the u.S.?

Absolutely: The main factor in immediate placement has to, do with adequate initial stability. If the implant has excellent stability, it will be successfull. If theists cannot fully support the implant, it's placement should be delayed.

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I took 2 panadol (acetaminophen) extra tablets (500mg/tablet) can I take another 2 panadol (acetaminophen) night tablets four hours later? P.S : pain after tooth extraction

Call your dentist: It will be a very good idea if you call the dr who performed the surgery on you. Taking too much pain killers after extractions is not a very nice thing to do

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How much do tooth extraction hurt?

Painless: Sorry to hear, but having a tooth pulled is sometimes necessary. Before extraction, your dentist will use a local anesthetic to numb the area where the tooth will be removed. If you are anxious, your dentist may use IV sedation that will prevent pain completely and make you sleep through the procedure. Anesthesia is the key. Good luck.

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How much does tooth extraction hurt?

Depends on infection: Extraction usually does not hurt during since you are anesthetized. After you should take Ibuprofen and Aspirin for 1 - 2 days. Pain during or after extraction is not normal and is usually due to infection which requires antibiotics. If this is anticipated it is best to start antibiotics and anti-inflammatory 1 - 48 hours before

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Can I shower after a tooth extraction?

Can I shower after a tooth extraction?

Sure: Just don't get water in your mouth. Good Luck.

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When to eat chips after tooth extraction?

Wait awhile....: You should not eat chips for at least several days after a tooth extraction. Wait until the tooth socket is well on its way to healing or chew on the other side of your mouth.

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How expensive is a general tooth extraction?

How expensive is a general tooth extraction?

$75-$450, average: Depending on the tooth, the type of anesthesia, the dentist and the local cost of living and individual cases.

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How long is recovery from 4 tooth extraction?

How long is recovery from 4 tooth extraction?

Depends: The recovery is dependent on the amount of work to remove the teeth as well as the bodies natural healing abilities. In general for surgical extractions there will be about 3 days of discomfort and possibly some swelling.

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After tooth extraction what can I do for pain?

After tooth extraction what can I do for pain?

Follow instructions: You should carefully follow the post-operative instructions given to you by your dentist such as salt rinse to keep the area clean, cold compress, resting and taking the prescribed pain medication and possible antibiotic given to you by your dentist.

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