Extractions Questions

  • Wisdom teeth ruined my smile, will it come back?

    I recently escaped an oppressive religion and am trying to fix the things they caused. About 6 years ago my wisdom teeth started to come in, and because of the church I was forbid to go to a Dr. So they slowly came in and my once straight teeth...

  • Dry Socket 2 Days After Extraction

    i just had a tooth extraction and its the 2 day and i have bad olor and taste on my mouth can it be a dry socket but i have no pain at all .. my jaw is red and got a blister on the side of jaw where i got the extraction

  • A question about healing process from wisdom tooth.

    Hey there, I've recently taken out my wisdom tooth, (this is day 2) and took a picture of it. It was white, and im wondering if thats what it is supposed to look like. Lastly, there is a pimple-like structure to where the doctor injected the local...

  • 4 impacted wisdoms pulled 5 days ago

    Hey doc/docs (: I had 4 impacted wisdoms extracted 5 days ago. I've had no pain (even when I've taken no pain killers) . My oral surgeons instructions were no smoking for 24 hours. After a bit of research I've found that the number ranges from 24...

  • Dry Sockets After Tooth Pulled

    I got my lower right tooth pulled out a week ago I was worried about dry socket but I have. No pain at all I’m mainting soft food diet & rinsing it salt water after eating but I had bad breath 5 th and 6 day no pain or swelling is it normal...

  • Will my gums grow back over my jaw bone is they were accidentally cut ?

    So I just recently had my wisdom teeth yanked out. All went fine except for the last one, the dentist kinda struggled getting it to come out. Well he ended up slicing a nice chunk of my gum off (where the tooth used to be) and now my jaw bone is...

  • Complications after surgical removal abcessed tooth

    I am 48yr old female that had my left lower bicupid surgically removed because it had abcessed. Twelve days later I am having excruciating pain in my chin radiating into my jaw and ear. Each day it's​ worsening with throbbing pain in my jaw under...

  • Extraction of abscess tooth prior to antibiotics

    Hello, This question is based off an experience that I've recently had. If a patient came in with a swollen face due to an abscess molar, what would be the proper steps to take care of it? Is antibiotics mandatory prior to extraction or can it be...

  • Peridontist fault or 2 week extraction complication?

    I had a very difficult extraction of #3 done two weeks ago yesterday. The canals and bone was crumbling as soon as my Oral Surgeon began the surgery. He literally had tiny bone fragments and particles of broken teeth to get out plus the tooth...

  • When can I start drinking alcohol?

    My teeth were horrribly impacted and I got them removed February 10th it's been about a week since (and it still kind of hurts to eat) and Saturday I'm going out for a friends birthday, I wanted to know if it was safe to drink. Will it affect the...

  • Having extractions changed my face shape

    After having all 4 wisdom teeth removed recently I noticed my cheekbones and lips became less prominent, and my profile became more flat. As a teenager I also had 4 teeth extracted as well for braces. I'm considering getting braces again as my...

  • Is my blood clot dissolving too early?

    Five days ago I had my upper right number three molar extracted. It was an old root canal that I wanted removed. It was an easy extraction and I had no pain or swelling at all afterwards. It has been about 4 days and 6 hours since I get the clot to...

  • When can I smoke after wisdom teeth extraction?

    I had my 3 wisdom teeth (2 lower, 1 upper) extracted on thursday the 6th, so its been 3 days. I still have some jaw pain which I assume is normal. But I was wondering when it is safe (so I don't get a dry socket) to smoke a cigarette?

  • Smoking after tooth extraction

    How long should I wait to smoke after tooth extraction ?

  • Clot after pulling upper back baby tooth

    Hi, my 10 yr old daughter just pulled out an upper back baby tooth and it started bleeding....alot. I had her rinse and spit alot with warm water and then I realized she should not have. A red mass? clot? about the size of a large tooth has now...

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