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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 2 more doctor answers
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
My dentist extracted my tooth and after a few minutes, he did bone grafting. Now its very painful to open my mouth even slightly. Why is it so? What should I do?
I am unable to open my mouth after bone grafting after tooth extraction because of pain.. What to do
? Is it normal ?
Trismus: Inflammation due to infection may cause swelling in the posterior area, which restricts the movement of the TMJ joint (tmj disc specifically) and spasm of the muscle of mastication. This leads to trismus, or inability to open the mouth or limited mouth opening due to the spasm of the muscle of mastication. Corticosteroid (dexamethasone or Medrol (methylprednisolone) dosepack) and antibiotics should solve the problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it normal to experience a strange taste in the mouth 3days after bone graft following tooth extraction?
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?
My tooth hurt. So i got a root canal done, but it still hurts. I got it extracted with bone grafting. Why does it still hurt? Ialso got my wisdom tooth extracted the same day on the other side of the mouth and I have a dry socket there. Whatshould i do?
Can a dental bone graft get rejected or infected, if put on top an extraction, pain after 11 days, on clindamycin day 5 but not going away.
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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