Dental Surgery Questions

  • 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.

    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....

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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....

  • Bone graft stitch

    I had a tooth removed and a particulate bone graft done on the 2nd one stitch has already come out and there is still a hole there, is this normal and will it heal and close up

  • 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...

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