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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! ...Read more

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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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.. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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