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What should I do after getting tooth pulled out?

What should I do after getting tooth pulled out?

No smoking, sof: Follow the instruction that the oral surgeon or dentist gives you. Generally you will need to have a soft diet, no smoking, no rinsing, no strenuous lifting for the first day. You may be prescribed a pain medication or antibiotic depending on the extraction. ...Read more

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After a tooth is pulled how soon can you eat potato chips?

After a tooth is pulled how soon can you eat potato chips?

Chips: I would wait at the least two days. I would be sure to rinse with salt water two to three times per day or more often to keep the area clean for good healing. ...Read more

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How low long till you can eat spicy food after a tooth is pulled?

How low long till you can eat spicy food after a tooth is pulled?

spicy foods: I would wait at least 2 days....If it was a difficult extraction ( ie sutures, very big tooth )....Longer you would not rub spice on a deep cut and an extraction site is similar. ...Read more

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After a tooth is pulled is it common for other teeth to start hurting?

After a tooth is pulled is it common for other teeth to start hurting?

Sometimes: Depending on the difficulty of the extraction and if the neighboring teeth were stressed during the luxation process. Sometimes could also be a referred pain from the surgical site itself. Typically resolves in a few days. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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After a tooth is pulled can you wear a denture and how soon?

After a tooth is pulled can you wear a denture and how soon?

Right away : If you have impressions of your mouth taken before the tooth removal procedure, you can have a denture immediately. Talk to your dentist about the various choices. ...Read more

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Please help docs! is moderate-severe pain normal after a tooth is pulled by dentist?

Please help docs! is moderate-severe pain normal after a tooth is pulled by dentist?

Maybe: How difficult was the extraction? How long ago was tooth removed? Dry socket? Go back into the dentist who ext the tooth for an evaluation as to why still having pain. ...Read more

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Can dental implants be installed at any time after a tooth is pulled? I have a tooth that is going to have to be pulled, but i don't have insurance or the money to have a dental implant put in anytime soon. Is there any damage that can be done if i'm unab

Can dental implants be installed at any time after a tooth is pulled? I have a tooth that is going to have to be pulled, but i don't have insurance or the money to have a dental implant put in anytime soon. Is there any damage that can be done if i'm unab

There : There will be no problem waiting for a later date. In fact, in many cases the bone is allowed to fill in the socket where the tooth was before it is placed. I am not sure which tooth is being extracted or which teeth are adjacent or around this tooth. Over time, teeth can shift onto this space making the area difficult to clean and your bite a bit askew. But this would occur a few years down the road. Let the dentist who is extracting the tooth that you are considering putting an implant there in the future. He may suggest placing a bone graft in the socket to help preserve the ridge. ...Read more

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How to painlessly pull my tooth?

Anesthesia: Your dentist will inject the area with a local anesthetic. In this way the tooth can be extracted painlessly. ...Read more

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What happens when a tooth is pulled?

What happens when a tooth is pulled?

Tooth out area heals: The tooth sits suspended it's boney socket by tiny ligaments. Careful movement with dental instruments cause the ligaments to tear and the tooth to come out. Once out, blood fills the socket and the healing response begins. Bone attempts regenerate but is overwhelmed by a much faster in-growth of gums leaving a depression which ends up being a sealed healthly covering over a depressed socket. ...Read more

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What happens if you have no insrance to have you tooth out how wounld you have it pulled out?

Self pay: Most people do not have dental insurance, but they still take care of their teeth and restore them or extract them when necessary. ...Read more

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Can getting a tooth pulled hurt?

Depends on person: If you do it under local anesthesia you will feel pressure. If you are very anxious , you may think it is pain.If you are a good patient at the dentist, it hopefully will be a non event. ...Read more

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Can it hurt having a tooth pulled out?

Can it hurt having a tooth pulled out?

Usually no: An extraction of a tooth is usually pain free, unless there is an infection in the area that would affect the local anesthesia from blocking all painful stimuli. You might feel pressure when the tooth comes out, but there should be no pain. ...Read more

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How can you pull out a not-loose tooth?

How can you pull out a not-loose tooth?

Visit your dentist: The lack of formal training, education or experience in dentistry may cause complications that are much worse than a tooth problem. If you have a dental problem, call your dentist for a dental care. ...Read more

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When should someone get a tooth pulled out?

When should someone get a tooth pulled out?

Not often: we do not recommend removing any teeth unless they can not be fixed,causing a bad infection, orthodontics needs or are potential to harm the health of the patient. In general this is up to the dentist after careful evaluation of the condition of the teeth and evaluating the health of the patient. ...Read more

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Pull tooth out last friday my head is hurting

Pull tooth out last friday my head is hurting

See dentist: I would suggest you go back to the dentist that pulled your tooth for an evaluation. Hard to tell if it is or is not related without an exam and more information... ...Read more

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When can I smoke after getting a tooth pulled?

When can I smoke after getting a tooth pulled?

Don't!: Please don't smoke for at least 3 to 5 days. Smoking not only delays the healing process but also because of it you can develop dry socket which is very painful. Your dentist when doing a post op check can tell you you can resume smoking based on the healing he or she can see. ...Read more

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I have a loose tooth. Should i just pull it out?

I have a loose tooth. Should i just pull it out?

No: Baby teeth are one thing, adult teeth completely different. Your tooth may be broken a just a piece is loose. It is always better to let a professional handle this. ...Read more

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When can I safely have alcohol after a tooth pull?

Would recommend : Waiting 48-72 hours. The longer waited the better. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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