Dental Surgery Questions

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...

Does getting your molars remove require you to remove piercings? (Answered)

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...

Hard bump dentist said was not dental

About a year ago, I started getting terrible sinus type headaches and numbness in my upper teeth, front. I found this hard bump under my nose, right aat and slightly above my gum line. I went to dr who ordered a ct scan (no contrast) and told me to...

Upper Jaw Surgery Pain 18 Years Later

I had upper jaw surgery 18 years ago. Over the last few weeks I have been having pain in my upper jaw on the right side near my ear. It's getting worse, stabbing and shooting pain. It gets worse when I chew. Should I be concerned or can I do...