Extractions Questions

  • Will upper tooth extraction cause premature aging?

    Hello, thank you for reading. I'm 30 years old and have decided to get lingual braces after never having braces when I was younger, but having a slight overbite and crooked teeth that have bothered me for some time. Upon my last consultation, the...

  • Dry Socket or not?

    Hi, Basically i had some very bad impacted teeth and had 3 extractions done, in 2 days. Dentist took very long to get them out around 1 - 1/2 hours for 2 teeth and 1 hour for another tooth, All 3 teeth taken out are from my bottom jaw, 1 from the...

  • I've had 4 extractions, am I a candidate for braces?

    I had to have 4 extractions done due to decay. On the top, my two 6 year molars, on the bottom, one six year molar and one twelve year molar. My ortho says that he can close the spaces with braces and using TADS. Any advice? Does this sound...

  • 1 week after wisdom teeth extraction, dry socket or something else?

    I got 4 wisdom teeth extracted exactly 1 week ago and now the bottom right has a small hole and hurts especially when air hits it. Is it possible that it's a dry socket or did the stitches fall out, though they are dissolvable?

  • Should a dentist be allowed to?

    Should a dentist be aloud to put you under if you are on antibiotics for a UTI and you have Anxiety? and if not then is it right for them to tell you because you cancelled we are not going to see you again

  • My daughter needs a tooth extracted

    Can my daughter (14)have a tooth extracted to make room for another tooth/ we can afford braces at this point, but would like to have the tooth pulled anyway and let nature take its course. Is this possible?

  • How should I pull it?

    I know it is not safe to do so, but I\'m going to pull my cracked tooth using a pair of pliers. What is the best way to do so?

  • growth in extraction socket

    I had an extraction about 3 weeks ago. I developed a dry socket which was packed for about a week or so. When the last dressing was removed, within 30 min it seemed like it swelled from the tooth in front of it half way to the back of my socket....

  • how long does it take for tooth extractions to heal?

    I got two molars extracted a week ago and am still experiencinga great deal of pain. I am rinsing with salt water and am on a liquid diet. When can I expect the healing process to be complete?

  • Weird gunk coming from wisdom teeth holes.

    I recently got all my wisdom teeth out, but on the the bottom ones they swell and specificallt on the left one i have this weird white piece of something that is like attached to the hole. I thought it was a piece of a noodle since i ate soup but it...

  • Is this pain normal after a tooth extraction ?

    I had a very infected tooth pulled on Wednesday(its now Monday) i am still have g very irritating pain. I dont think its a dry socket it does not hurt that bad.... Just enough to irritated the heck out of me. It was the right bottom tooth #33 i...

  • Is this pain normal after a tooth extraction ?

    I had a very infected tooth pulled on Wednesday(its now Monday) i am still have g very irritating pain. I dont think its a dry socket it does not hurt that bad.... Just enough to irritated the heck out of me. It was the right bottom tooth #33 i...

  • Wisdom teeth exctraction

    I had all 4 wisdom teeth cut out Thursday. I feel little pain, but my gums where they were taken out are very sore. Also I can't open my mouth as wide as I could have before the operation. Any suggestions to what am I suppose to do?

  • Is it normal to have face drooping and not be able to fully smile after an extraction?

    I had my upper right molar pulled yesterday after a crown broke off. The dentist said the tooth had died and recommended extraction. My right eye has been constantly watering, my right side of my face seems to be drooping and I can not fully smile...

  • Gauze packing was stitched up inside the skin.

    On 8/2/13 I had a very difficult molar extraction (was a old root canal). It took three different dentists to finally extract the last root at the community dental center. It is now 8/8/13 and I’m experiencing great deal pain on the right side...

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