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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?

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

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What is the best way to recover from gum surgery?

What is the best way to recover from gum surgery?

Stop the cause: If you had gum surgery because of infected gums you want to control the bacteria so the disease does not come back and you maintain the gains from the surgery. Look into the perio protect method. It has helped the best. ...Read more

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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? .

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?


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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 more

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What happens during a gum surgery for a fistula?

What happens during a gum surgery for a fistula?

Depends on fistula: Typically a fistula is a draining tract (stream) usually from infection. If this is the case they would be wanting to get to the source of infection, remove it then close up the area they needed, to open, to access the infection. ...Read more

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What is gum surgery called?

What is gum surgery called?

Periodontal: Periodontal surgery covers the entire range of gum tissue surgery. There are many specific types of surgery, using both scalpel and laser techniques. ...Read more

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What is the risk of abcess gum surgery if you have lymphoma?

What is the risk of abcess gum surgery if you have lymphoma?

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 more

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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

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 more

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