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What Is The Best Way To Recover From Gum Surgery
Had double jaw surgery 10 weeks ago brushed teeth using softer toothbrush than normal but pressed hard on teeth/gums could pressing hard move jaws bac?
No harm with brushin: No. You couldn't move the jaws back even if you tried by brushing. In most cases the jaws are fixated with mini plates and screws. ...Read more
What's the best way to get rid of a gummy smile? I've heard that both crown lengthening and gum surgery can help fix a gummy smile. Which way works best?
Same thing: Crown lengthening is a type of gum surgery. Most often a "gummy" smile may be skeletal in origin (a result of a vertical upper jaw excess) or it could be a gum tissue issue or both. Orthodontic, oral surgery, and/or periodontal treatments are all possibilities that will be considered by your orthodontist. Best to ask their advice. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Get treated: The risk of what? Infection? If their is an abscess, then there is already an infection and it needs to be treated? If the absolute neutrophil count (anc) is low, then there is a risk of bacteria spreading in the blood and prophylactic antibiotics should be used. However, an abscess needs to get taken care of. Dental issues are under recognized sources of problems in cancer patients. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can you use the product called GUMEZE it is a Non drug numbing product that freezes the mandibular nearve so no drugs are needed for extractions, gum surgery etc...
No: No. Not meant for surgical procedures.Get a more detailed answer ›
If i get gum surgery for spaces on my bottom teeth, would i need to redo invisalign? im currently on retainers and thinking of redoing invisalign
Everyone's different: What works for someone else may or may not be applicable for you. You have a complex problem requiring sophisticated treatment, straining the training/experience of even the most well qualified GP. Seek consultation with both gum specialist, Periodontist, and tooth alignment specialist, Orthodontist, who will partner with your GP to provide you with best choices. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My gums are starting to recede a little. Wonderinf if i can stop this by brushing and flossing more, or do I need to get some kind of gum surgery?
Had periodontal gum surgery about 8 years ago, and I still notice a white scar tissue in the area I got the surgery. My dentist said it was merely scar tissue. Should I be worried is more?
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