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Wisdom Teeth Gum Healing
Is this nomal healing ?What do I do next? What to except next? 1 had wisdom teeth removed and 2 others 1 mo. Ago now it looks like bone coming thru on bottom right side , hurts is this normal ?The rest of the gums in mouth seem to heal fine.0ne month la
Wareham, : Wareham, it can happen, usually it is a boney spicule. A piece of bone that flakes off as the jaw remodels and works its way up through the gums till it is poking out and causing irritation and annoyance. Have your dentist/oral surgeon take a look, if correct it will take two minutes to remove usually with a little topical anesthetic. Hope this is helpful, michael i. Wollock, dmd, agd fellow dentistry at suburban square 610-649-0313. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My wisdom teeth are growing in on the top row & are running against my gum making it hurt & raw. What can I do to make it easier and heal the gum?
See a dentist: Most people do not have enough room in their jaw size to accommodate wisdom teeth. That is why many have them removed. If the dentist determines that removal of your wisdom teeth will allow for gum line healing and improvement, then you should consider it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Infection or....: If you are an older patient you may have residual periodontal defects that need treatment. Impacted teeth can impinge on the nerve causing a neurotaxis, delayed healing or altered sensation. Sharp bone under the gum keeps it sore. Make sure no tooth is left behind or cavity around it.Worst case is neuroma formation but highly unlikely. It can take months for normal feeling to return. See the oms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Wisdom teeth on bottom row hurt bad No sign of teeth but the gum on my left hurts most I can lift with tongue and open little on top.impacted? Normal?
Impacted, see DDS: Sometimes wisdom teeth are valuable asset when healthy and properly aligned, but more often, they are misaligned and require removal. The removal of wisdom teeth is one of the most common procedures at ages 15-24. See your dentist for evaluation and x-rays. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Gums behind back lower teeth are a bit white and achy. I haven't had my wisdom teeth yet, could this be a sign they are coming through?
Yes, if: You certainly may, if you are in good health and have no contra-indications to such anesthesia. If these are not difficult impactions, and you are not very nervous, local anesthesia alone can be just fine. You will not feel pain, but will be aware of pressure and noise. Iv sedation has more risk, it is almost never a problem, but statistically more can go wrong. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Wisdom tooth removal: Initially, you will feel some soreness and see some swelling and redness depending upon the difficulty of the extraction. Also expect some initial oozing of blood. If the teeth were completely impacted you will notice some sutures holding the gum flaps together. Otherwise there will be a socket filled with a blood clot. In approximately 2-4 weeks everything will look and feel normal again. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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