Dental Surgery Questions

  • Pain After Tooth Pulled 2 Weeks Ago

    I had tooth pull 2 week ago I been ingore fact pain still there till today I went see my dentist she told me my gum really sollow and infection. But I get Tooth pull surgeon told this tooth. I go see surgeon today dentist give pain killers not...

  • Does getting your molars remove require you to remove piercings?

    I was wondering if this procedure required removal of metal for having an MRI for example because I have two fresh new piercings which I shouldn't replace the jewelry in them for a while until healed. Ii don't want them to close back up during the...

  • Rapid assisted palatal expander surgery

    I am 48 years old and to get braces I would need to have surgery assisted RPE done first, am I too old?

  • Asymmetrical Face when I smile

    Hi I am at the end of my braces treatment and I noticed that when I smile I seem to have a fuller cheek on one side than the other making my smile asymmetrical and one sided. I talked to my orthodontist and they said braces couldn't fix the issue...

  • Can i have just braces,teeth removed or will i need an operation?Thanks.

    Hi any information will be very much appreciated. I went to the dentist years ago for a brace but they sent me to an orthodontist who told me I would need a brace for a year then an operation on my jaw then a brace for another year or two. This...

  • Very Slight Division in Gums?

    Hello. I have a small question. About 6 days ago, I had my wisdom teeth removed, and the dissolvable stitch between my right molars was super loose, and it came out with ease. And now the gum around my 2nd molar is very very slightly loose. Like...

  • How long will my mouth be sore after dry socket?

    I got all 4 of my wisdom teeth taken out on November 4, 2016. A few days passed and I started experiencing immense pain to find out that I got dry socket. I went in to my oral surgeon, and he put "dressings" in my mouth to relieve the dry socket....

  • Adult molar extracted, no money to go back to dentist that performed it and need any advice.

    I had a large cavity on an adult #15 molar, with most of the top broken off. Three weeks ago it sent a stinging/tingling pain up to my brain and made me feel cold from the inside out. Couldn't get to a dentist yet so I went to the ER and they...

  • Exposure of trabeculae in alveolar ridge, 5 days post extraction. Emergent?

    Had #19 removed Monday 9/19 via a difficult surgical extraction. Turned in to dry socket which is currently being treated with eugenol/clove oil. Wound extends inferioproximally through the alveolar ridge towards my tongue. Some bone was apparently...

  • Bone graft after extraction

    I had a front tooth extracted 10 days ago and they did a bone graft at the same time. Tonight while rinsing with the antibiotic rinse the white spongy material that was placed on the wound became dislodged. Is this spongy material the actual graft...

  • Question about food after an extraction

    When am i able to eat rice again after having my back tooth out? Its my favourite food and im really craving it

  • What will the dentist do about a tooth inside a lip?

    My two front teeth went through my bottom lip and chipped off. Now three weeks later a piece of my left front tooth came out of my lip. Do I think the piece of my right front tooth may also be in there, the cut in my lip is closed as well. So it...

  • Tongue Scar

    I had minor surgery in Nov. 2016 to get rid of a canker sore type bump on my tongue that was painful and would not go away. The tissue was biopsied and it was not cancerous. The problem is that the cut the Dr. made has remained hard, numb and...

  • How do I overcome my one overlapping tooth?

    all of my bottom teeth are straight, however my 2 front teeth one of them overlaps the other, and is also chipped alot, what would i need to have done to fix this problem as it brings me down alot?

  • K9 surgery

    I had k9 surgery a couple weeks ago. I have braces. They attached a gold chain onto it to make it come in. The gold chain is still on the front part of my tooth but the back part of the tooth is broken and can come out. Will I lose this tooth or can...

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