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How to deal with wisdom teeth pain after surgery?

How to deal with wisdom teeth pain after surgery?

Pain Meds: Your oral surgeon can prescribe medications that should take the edge off any discomfort you may have post-operatively. ...Read more

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Tooth Pain (Definition)

Just what it says. Pain may be localized or diffuse, sharp or dull, aching or throbbing. May be from a host of different causes, the most common being infection. It requires immediate treatment, pain indicates the cause has significantly progressed. Please ...Read more


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How can I relieve wisdom teeth pain?

How can I relieve wisdom teeth pain?

Get checked: The pain can be your gums or decay in the tooth. You really need to have it looked at. Putting some extra effort into cleaning it is not going to hurt anything and may help. ...Read more

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How can wisdom teeth pain be reduced?

How can wisdom teeth pain be reduced?

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 more

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How do I alleviate wisdom teeth pain?

How do I alleviate wisdom teeth pain?

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 more

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How do you relieve wisdom teeth pain?

How do you  relieve wisdom teeth pain?

Depends: It depends on the cause of the tooth pain. The tooth can be fractured, infected or have a cavity. Please see your dentist. ...Read more

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What can I do for my wisdom teeth pain?

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 more

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Wisdom teeth pain, how long does it last?

Until: Until the tooth erupts fully, or until you have it treated. Many wisdom teeth can't erupt fully, and require treatment. Sara your Dentist or an oral surgeon for advice. ...Read more

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I need advice on wisdom teeth pain problem?

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 more

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I'm having wisdom teeth pain, what do I do?

Comes and goes: Wisdom teeth may hurt on and off. As an adult you are really teething. With that being said...You can try to evaluate the situation yourself...Are they just coming in? Did you eat a lot of crunchy food back there or course food like carrots? If you really can't evaluate yourself go see a dentist and see if there is room for them or if you need to get them out. ...Read more

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How long should I have wisdom teeth pain for?

Depends: Depends on the problem. If it's erupting, the pain may persist for a week or two usually until full eruption takes places. If it's pushing adjacent teeth, you may end up having to have it removed to stop the pain. If it has some decay (caries), it may need to be fixed or removed to make pain go away. If in doubt, you will need to see dentist. Do ibuprofen, salt gargles and local heat to begin. ...Read more

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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Wisdom Teeth (Definition)

Wisdom teeth are the last molars to "come in" to a person's mouth. They usually emerge when someone is 17 to 21 years old. Many wisdom teeth become impacted for lack of room in the mouth, and ...Read more