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How do you soothe bone chips after dental surgery?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Rough bone chips

Generally your dentist will assist you by using instruments to buff out rough bony areas to give you relief.
Discuss this with your dentist.

In brief: Rough bone chips

Generally your dentist will assist you by using instruments to buff out rough bony areas to give you relief.
Discuss this with your dentist.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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Dr. James Donley
I prefer to use a dental laser in many cases. It is less traumatic and the light energy increases the healing response.
Dr. Harvey Shiffman
Dentistry - Cosmetic

In brief: Evaluation

After dental/oral surgery, if bone chips or splinters rise to the surface, they should be removed, preferably by the dental surgeon who performed the treatment to avoid infections.

In brief: Evaluation

After dental/oral surgery, if bone chips or splinters rise to the surface, they should be removed, preferably by the dental surgeon who performed the treatment to avoid infections.
Dr. Harvey Shiffman
Dr. Harvey Shiffman
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Dr. Arman Dayan
Dentistry - Cosmetic

In brief: Ice and Anti-inflama

Ice is very effective the first 24 hours after dental surgery.
Anti-inflamatories are highly effective as well.

In brief: Ice and Anti-inflama

Ice is very effective the first 24 hours after dental surgery.
Anti-inflamatories are highly effective as well.
Dr. Arman Dayan
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Dr. Robert Chin
Dentistry

In brief: Removal

Usually bone chips work their way to the surface and are easily removed under topical anesthetic.
Other times, they will work themselves out of the gum tissue on their own. See your dentist if you have this problem.

In brief: Removal

Usually bone chips work their way to the surface and are easily removed under topical anesthetic.
Other times, they will work themselves out of the gum tissue on their own. See your dentist if you have this problem.
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