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What Should You Expect After Bone Grafting For Top Of Mouth
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Depends: The type of bone grafting procedure and extent of the graft will determine what you would expect. There are many types of grafts for the upper jaw including sinus lift bone graft, onlay grafting, ridge preservation after extraction, periodontal grafting, etc. Each one has its own recovery and post operative course. The majority of the time the discomfort is minimal to moderate. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
What kind of pain can I expect to experience following the extraction of my lower right back molar with a bone graft and stitches? And, for how long?
How much healing time can I expect for a dental bone graft? I'm going in to have an implant put in, and they will be using bone from elsewhere in my mouth. I'm wondering how long it will take for my mouth to heal, and if the part of the mouth they take th
How long is the recovery time for a dental bone graft from my hip? I am going to have a bone graft done to my jaw, and the piece of bone is going to come from my hip. I would like to have some idea of how long this might take me to recover from.
Hip graft: It usually takes a couple weeks to recover from the limp and soreness. The skill of the surgeon is also in play. A good or team of surgeon and or staff usually can remove significant bone with minimal trauma in a short time, lessening postop recovery. Finally, hip grafting is usually reserved for larger defects, the smaller (dental) ones being treated by synthetics or cadaverics. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My two decayed front teeth will be pulled with the option for bone graft before I get a Snap-on-Smile. Should I get the bone graft?
Sure: If you plan on replacing those missing teeth with a solid, proven, long lasting restoration like dental implants with porcelain crowns, then the graft is almost a must. Snap on smiles are made of plastic and will not last very long without replacement. See below complaints: http://snap-on-smile.pissedconsumer.com/ ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends : Post dentist visit eating and drinking depends on the procedure performed . But generally speaking avoid anything hot and avoid eating till the anesthesia wore off and get the sensation back to avoid biting your cheek or your tongue. Usually it takes like an hour or so.In case of extraction avoid eating hard food or anything that disturbs the clot formation to avoid dry socket ...Read more
Have a post op appointment for molar tooth bone graft next week. Will he know if anything is wrong or do i need to mention falling of graft?
What do you think about a bone bulge across the bridge of my nose. Occurred only after taking Forteo for 6 most.
Periodontics: about what percent of the time does a gum flap procedure not work and you are then in a position of extraction?
Different procedures: If periodontal surgery was necessary, it was due to gum disease involving periodontal pockets that would have been pretty deep. However, the prognosis of keeping the tooth should have been good enough to proceed with this surgery. As far as the success of the surgery for the purpose of treating gum disease, most are successful providing proper home hygiene is followed with timely return visits. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it common for your mouth to be sore on upper teeth extraction after 4 weeks of surgery especially when taken out overnight. What can take forsorene?
More info needed...: It is not uncommon to be sore after an extraction. Why you are still sore after four weeks is unknown. Please see the dentist who extracted your teeth. ...Read more
What if vicodin does not work for me after a surgical molar extraction. The bone had to be cut during the procedure and I am having a lot of pain.
I plan on getting clearcorrect in the near future I need to have a graft done on gum recession as well as 4 molar extrations which operation should I do first?
Depends: Is your gum recession caused by severe crowding if so get the teeth straightened first. Are the wisdom teeth erupted or erupting? Orthodontists like to take them out up front but it depends on the position of them and how they are affecting the rest of the teeth. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What are the implication of extracting tooth #17 without restoration and implants? Will wearing mouth guard at night prevent super eruption and tooth swaying? I cannot afford bone graft or implants. If you were in my situation. What would you do?
What can cause alloderm graft failure? I am thinking about alloderm for esthetic dental work, following advise by my dentist. I need a gum graft on my front two bottom teeth. He explained the procedure to me, it looks pretty safe but he mentioned that gra
What is your goal?: Is your goal to add gum or connective tissue below the recession or cover exposed root. The answer to this question will determine the technique and graft material. Covering avascular root surface is not 100% predictable no matter what technique is used. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
Tell me about the rebuilding of a buccal wall (after extraction) for a upper molar if there is enough remaining bone to work with? New to this.
Many methods: There are many advanced techniques that periodontists (and oral surgeons) use to increase the available bone necessary for a dental implant when there is insufficient bone mass for placement and success of a dental implant. It may include "splitting" the ridge and inserting bone graft material, adding to the existing bone with graft and membranes, or sinus lifts, or combinations of these methods. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
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