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What type of foof do you eat with a broken jaw?

What type of foof do you eat with a broken jaw?

Soft and liquids: Most of the time soft foods will be needed while a broken jaw is healing. If the mouth is held closed with with wires or elastic bands then only liquids can be taken during that time. Protein shakes and dietary supplements may be a good idea to unsure good nutrition which is important for good bone healing. ...Read more

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I had surgery on a broken jaw with removal of 2 wisdom teeth on that side with a metal plate 8 days ago. Can I eat pasta?

I had surgery on a broken jaw with removal of 2 wisdom teeth on that side with a metal plate 8 days ago. Can I eat pasta?

Ask your surgeon: What you can eat all depends on what kind of fracture you had repaired. Sometimes you can eat soft food right away and sometimes you need to only have liquids for a while. Ask you surgeon what is appropriate. ...Read more

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What can I do about a broken jaw?

First step: The first step is to see the appropriate specialist to diagnose the fracture, whether at the er, your primary care md, dentist, oral surgeon, ENT or plastic surgeon. Once the diagnosis has been confirmed with the appropriate studies, the various treatment options can be discussed with you. You have to know what you are treating before you can treat it. ...Read more

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How long does a broken jaw take to heal?

How long does a broken jaw take to heal?

Depends: How badly fractured: nondisplaced single--2 wks soft diet... O/w 6-8 wks if surgical fixation needed. More, if bone loss or infection happens. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from a broken jaw?

How long does it take to recover from a broken jaw?

Broken jaw: It depends on the type of break, where the break took place, whether or not surgery was needed to reset the jaw alignment, etc. Could take weeks. ...Read more

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Is it typical for hemi-facial spasms to be preceeded by a broken jaw?

Is it typical for hemi-facial spasms to be preceeded by a broken jaw?

Not related: Hemi facial spasm is a condition that affects the facial nerve and result in uncontrollable spasms of the muscles of expression on one side of the face. A broken jaw can result in some facial numbness but should not cause spasms of the muscles of expression but can cause spasms in the chewing muscles. ...Read more

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Should i see an ENT for broken jaw?

Should i see an ENT for broken jaw?

Oral surgeon: As both an oral surgeonn and ENT doc, I think most who understand broken jaws would recommend oral surgeons as the best to treat complex jaw fractures. ...Read more

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I have a broken jaw and severed facial nerve, what to do?

I have a broken jaw and severed facial nerve, what to do?

Go to the hospital: You will need to go a hospital er if the injury just occurred to have your injuries diagnosed and evaluated. The er doc will likely call the appropriate specialist(s) who can provide treatment for your injuries. Treatment will depend upon what type of injuries you have as well as when the trauma occurred. ...Read more

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Is ice or heat better for possible broken jaw? Just fell off my bike

Is ice or heat better for possible broken jaw? Just fell off my bike

Get an xray: Ice will help swelling. If you are having lots of pain, any change in how your teeth fit together or numbness around your chin then you need xrays or a c/t scan to see if you've broken your jaw. ...Read more

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