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What Are The Concerns Of Tooth Extraction In A Lupus Patient
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
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
Yellowish brown saliva in the morning 10 or more days after tooth extraction. No other symtoms. Is this normal? Should I be concerned?
Normal: Normal. No problem.Get a more detailed answer ›
Do you think I should be concerned about my blood clot falling out 9 days after my tooth extraction?
Normal healing: If you haven't pain, swelling or bleeding, i would not be concerned. ...Read more
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
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
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
After tooth extraction, doctor prescribed Levaquin (because may be allergic to Penicillin). But now I read of its dangers. How concerned should I be?
Shouldn't: but if you are, ask your doctor for an alternative, best wishes ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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 ...Read more
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. ...Read more
See a surgeon:
First of all have an oral surgeon do it. They are much more experienced than general dentists.
Secondly quit smoking if you do. Keep your mouth as clean as possible to prevent post operative infection. ...Read more
Absolutely not!: Do not rinse, spit out or drink with a straw for at least the first 24 hours after an extraction. This may dislodge the blood clot in the socket and result in delayed healing and possibly a dry socket. Follow directions give. Were you not given them? If not, call and get them. ...Read more
During extraction -you may require more anesthetic especially if the area is infected however be sure you know the difference between pain and pressure. Pain is sharp, pressure is just that like you pressing on your arm with your finger.
after extraction-pain should be minimal. If not see your dentist as you may have a dry socket requiring treatment. ...Read more
Ask your Dentist:
Here is what I give my patients after I remove a tooth. I do not recommend you follow this as you are not my patient.
=>care after tooth removal" ...Read more
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