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Wisdom Teeth No Pain
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May or may not be: It depends upon the difficulty of the extractions, your pain threshold, what if anything you are taking for pain control, and largely whether the pain has gotten worse, better or the same since day one. It is best that you call the dentist who removed your teeth, discuss your discomfort and request advice as to what to do, if anything and whether or not you should be seen in the office. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rinse and ice: A warm salt water rinse passively (not vigorous) passed through the mouth can alleviate some post-surgical pain, as well as keep the tissue healthy and encourage healing. Icing the surgical areas is also a good idea to reduce inflammation and pain, 10 minutes on, then ten minutes off, repeated as necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My wisdom teeth cause pain and swelling almost every two months, what should I do? I do not want to take them out.
Discuss risks: You should discuss risk and benefits with you dentist. I assume you are afraid of something, schedule a consult with your doc, and ask about sleep/sedation dentistry. It not going to get any easier as you age. And you don't want to be taking antibiotics over and over again. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Pain in cheeks and chin 9 days after having 4 wisdom teeth removed. Pain meds help. My dr says i don't have dry sockets. When will pain subside?
Wisdom teeth removed: It is not unusual to have some lingering pain after the removeal of wisdom teeth, especially if a lot of bone was removed. Have you returned for a post-op exam? If not, call for an appointment to have the area checked. If the pain does not subside in another week, return to the surgeon and have the area checked. ...Read more
Pain in cheeks and chin 9 days after having 4 wisdom teeth removed. Pain meds help. My dr says I do not have dry sockets. When will pain subside?
Wisdom teeth extraction pain. Pain medication was too strong, so I couldn't take it. Been taking Tylenol (acetaminophen) extra strength, but not working so well. Help?
Will 800mg of ibuprofen be enough to treat post wisdom teeth extraction pain? I'm scared of how prescription pain pills will make me feel..
WHY??10days after wisdom teeth surgery,PAIN-2 lumps on jaw each side hurt 2touch,still cant open mouth,hurts 2 put pressure on teeth,numb→lip,chin,etc
Oral Surgeon: I'm surprised that after all this time with all these symptoms and especially the numbness, that you still have not contacted the oral surgeon who treated you. You're wasting precious time asking a panel that cannot see you or examine you to help you... call the surgeon ASAP ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Extraction: Most pain from wisdom teeth will be reduced after the teeth are removed. If there is decay on the teethand you have room for them, you may want to have them filled. However, if there is considerable infection around the teeth, you may need to be put on an antibiotic prior to extraction. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Keep the area clean.: If it is a condition where there's a flap remaining covering the tooth, it is important to keep the site clean to eliminate any food impaction that can cause further pain due to infection besides taking antiinflammatory medication. I hope you already called your dentist by now to check if your wisdom teeth have enough room in your jaw. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Few things: Rinsing mouth with warm saltwater will help ease the pain. Rinse 2-5 times a day; don’t swallow salt water. Oral numbing meds can be applied. Otc pain relievers may help ease the pain. Chewing gum will gently massage the irritated area. These measures may temporarily relieve the pain. However, an oral surgeon should examine the tooth/teeth and decide whether further treatment is necessary. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See your dentist: The first step would be to see your dentist to diagnose and confirm that your pain is related to your wisdom teeth. If your pain is related to your wisdom teeth, he or she may opt to provide treatment for you, or refer you to an oral surgeon if he or she does not remove wisdom teeth. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers