Dental Surgery Questions

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? (Answered)

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 (Answered)

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 (Answered)

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? (Answered)

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 (Answered)

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...

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...