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Wisdom Teeth Bad Taste In Mouth
Debris in Sockets or: The socket in your jawbone can collect debris until it heals and fills in with bone covered by gum tissue. In the meantime, your oral surgeon should give you an irrigating syringe to squirt in the hole(s) to keep them clean. Could also be blood or possibly drainage/infection. Does it hurt? Getting better or worse? Any q's, see your dentist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Lower two wisdom teeth extracted exactly a week today. When will stitches dissolve and why do I have really bad breath and bad taste in mouth.
Bad Breath: The stitches will dissolve over time (2-6 weeks depending on the type used) if they are not silk sutures typically black so see your dentist to have that checked. Re bad breath are you rinsing vigorously 3x/day? It is common to get food trapped as the sockets heal you may need a curved syringe to remove the debris with water so see your surgeon for this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible causes: The foul taste could be related to a number of different causes. The taste of dried blood, trapped food or debris, or loss of the blood clot (dry socket) are some reasons why you could be experiencing a bad taste. Another possibility could be a postoperative infection. If you are experiencing pain and swelling associated with the bad taste, you may want to consult with y our dentist or surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your dentist: To determine if it's dental in origin. If not, your dentist will probably refer you to your physician. Unfortunately, what you describe requires a one on one clinical examination to determine the cause. Merely giving you a list of possibilities would serve no purpose. ...Read more
Bad taste: Without knowing the taste description, it is harder to be specific. However, any strange taste often suggests infection. Especially after a tooth was removed and if you suddenly notice a strange taste or drainage in throat, please see your oral surgeon/dentist to rule out infection, as it is easier to treat it sooner than later. The bad taste may come from surgical dressing in the socket, possibly. ...Read more
How can I get rid of the bad taste in my mouth after my wisdom teeth surgery? I rinse with salt water after i eat
Bad taste: . Do you have pain? Swelling? Stitches? Keep rinsing with salt water. Did the oral surgeon give you a syringe to irrigate the area with? Sometimes there is an unpleasant taste because of the healing process going on. Sometimes it can be from food debris stick in the hole. See the extracting dentist about this. It is the best way to get an answer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Got wisdom teeth out 3-4 months ago. I feel like the 2 top ones are seeping-acidic taste- so have constant bad breath. Is this normal? Suggestions?
Need an exam: After 3 - 4 months, wound closure should be sufficient to prevent any seeping. You may have issues with adjacent teeth to the now removed third molars. Go in for a followup exam and don't be surprised if another issue near to the extraction sites is discovered. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
No: You need to rinse after eating following the removal of teeth. Of more importance is how vigorously you rinse. My patients are advise to rinse lightly after eating or drinking fluids on the day of surgery to remove any residual food particles. Vigorous rinsing on the day of surgery could cause the loss of the blood clot and should be avoided. ...Read more
I got my wisdom teeth (both on the right side) out on wednesday and smoked 15 minutes after. Now i'm in pain and my mouth always tastes bitter.
See your dentist: Smoking the first few days following an extraction may impair proper healing. You could have a dry socket, an infection or perhaps just some postoperative pain. You need to return to the dentist who removed those teeth in order to evaluate what's occurring and what, if anything needs to be done. There is no way to evaluate you over the internet. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've had my wisdom teeth out for about 55 hours and they don't hurt much but I've had a weird taste in my mouth sometimes, don't know if it's normal?
Why does it hurt so bad and why did it pop? I just got my wisdom teeth out a week ago and I open my mouth and it popped and my lower right side HURTS!
Is it bad to have your stitches fall out of your upper mouth on left side after wisdom teeth removal after 3 days?
I had my wisdom teeth removed 3 days ago, thougt the pain has subsided there is a horrible almost unbearable taste in my mouth, should i be worried? H
Dry Socket ?: Very possibly. Why not have your surgeon take a look? ...Read more
My bottom 2 wisdom teeth have started coming through again after a year - I have a metallic taste in my mouth & wonder if this is related?
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