Dental Surgery Questions

Potentially bad timing after wisdom removal?

Right so I got my braces off about three months ago and at my most recent ortho, I was told that I have about 6 more months of wearing my retainers day and night. Shortly after my most recent ortho, I was told that I had to get my wisdom teeth...

Wisdom teeth

I'm getting my wisdom teeth out in a couple of weeks and I have a couple of things that I didn't think about until now. My biggest one is that I think I have TMJ because my jaw tends to painfully lock when I open my mouth too wide but then it goes...

Pain under my gum (Answered)

I had 2 wisdom teeth extracted in March. They were impacted and in the bottom of my mouth . One side had to be debrided twice since then. The gum on the neighbor tooth began to pull away and loosen. Now I have excruciating pain under that tooth. It...

My son can not eat, speak, swallow or open/close his mouth. Been 30+ hours (Answered)

He had dental surgery over 35 hours ago.Three wisdom teeth three others pulked. Tube down nose. He says his throat feels like a stabbing pain. He says his tounge is numb still. He can not speak right, swallow right or close his jaw. He is...

Pain after root canal (Answered)

Stupidly I was an overzealous brusher and gums receded a little on top two front teeth. Dentist put some bonding between gum and top tooth to stop food from getting stuck. My other front tooth dentist said was dead after X-ray. I had NO PAIN ever...

frenulum between gums

Cutting a frenulum between upper and lower gums

Hi, I have a frenulum on the right side of my mouth. It connects to my gums about 1cm behind the upper and lower back molars. It has become tight and painful. Have you ever seen anything like this? Is it safe to have it cut? I will attempt to add a...

Extreme tooth sensitivity after gum surgery

HI, I recently had the 1sts of 4 quadrants of gum surgery. They cut the gum (flap) and cleaned. Now that tooth is extremely sensitive to cold and hot. Particularly cold to the point where it is hard to drink. I am now questioning whether I should...

Ways to be put under for oral surgery?

Is there a way to put someone completely under without a needle before an oral surgery? Last time I went to have my wisdom teeth out they used gas but before I was completely out they stuck a needle in my arm which caused my anxiety to cause a...

Gums where wisdom teeth were removed after 2 years seem to be suddenly opening again.

I had my wisdom teeth out almost 2 years aago. And just earlier I had noticed that I tasted slight blood in my mouth. I came to realize that where I had my wisdom teeth removed it seemed like it was starting to open back up again. It's slightly...

Question about anesthesia

I'm getting wisdom tooth removed Thursday. I have a question though. My veins are very very deep and they roll and takes my regular Dr like 45 minutes just to find a vein. Will this be a problem? I just got blood work done at my Dr last week and...

Please help! I formed a liver clot. (Answered)

Hii i have formed a liver clot on my upper mouth covering one tooth or maybe two and i dont know what i should do. Should i leave it in or take it out? Yesterday morning when i first saw it, it scared me so much that i picked it out and removed it....

1 week post wisdom teeth removal

Got all 4 wisdom teeth removed exactly a week ago. I thank god didn't really have so much pain, but now I feel like what I think teething may feel like. My head is pounding. I take 3 Advil and 1 extra strength Tylenol before bed and then I usually...

Pain After Tooth Pulled 2 Weeks Ago (Answered)

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...

ASO vs Jaw Surgery

My primary concern for which I am seeking surgical correction is mouth protrusion. My bite is normal, but I am displeased with my facial aesthetic, particularly from profile view. My mouth sometimes opens at rest. I understand that I would need to...

Why is there a bone or tooth coming out of my extraction site?

I had my wisdom teeth extracted 2 weeks ago, and the pain seemed to go away until about a week ago. At first, I didn't see the cause of the pain, but earlier today, I realized that there is something white growing out of my gum. I can't tell if it...