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Wisdom Teeth Dry Mouth
I'vet had dry mouth for few weeks. Its only on 1 side at back of mouth nr wisdom teeth. What could be the cause of intermittent localised dry pathes?
Hard to tell: See your dentist. They can check for a blocked saliva duct. Or possibly you have a localized allergic reaction. Are you taking any new or different medication? If your problem is not dental in origin, then they will refer you to a physician (possibly an otolaryngologist-ear, nose and throat specialist). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I had my wisdom teeth removed about 4 days ago 104 hours ago. I was having this disgusting taste in my mouth i can see this white thing. Dry socket?
Am i more susceptible to get dry socket if i sleep with my mouth open at night, and just got wisdom teeth out?
I got my wisdom teeth out almost 5 days ago and i'm still a little sore/mouth tastes funny. Could it be dry socket?
It has been a week since my wisdom teeth extraction and the left side of my mouth still hurts. What should I do? Im afraid of a dry socket.
Dry socket: You should go back to see the dentist who did the extractions. It may be a dry socket. They will be able to make the determination. There are treatments to help with the pain while it heals. If it is a dry socket it usually takes from 10-14 days to run its course. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It depends: Speaking regarding wisdom teeth removal, there is no doubt that today that it can be done very confortablely with excellent anesthesia and IV sedation that you wake up and everything is done without you remembering a thing. Premedication with anti infamatory and anti swelling perscriptions can make even your experience afterwards very comfortable. ...Read more
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
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