Extractions Questions

Extractions

I’ve had my teeth pulled recently on the bottom; I still gotta get the top pulled and fitted for dentures. But now I can relax my jaw; it hurts. Plus there’s a spot that looks like it’s infected or something. It’s been 4 days now and it...

Regrowth After Removal of Frenulum

I had my wisdom teeth and lingual frenulum removed and in early January. Slowly, my lingual frenulum is growing back. This is the second time I’ve had it cut and it’s regrown. I was wondering if I could cut it again and if there was a way to go...

White & Gray Color Where My Extraction Is

Hello, I had my bottom and top wisdom teeth removed 5 days ago and I'm still in pain sometimes & I noticed the bottom is very grayish or white looking also along the side of my jaw closer to the extraction. Does that mean its infected or is that...

Jaw & Ear Pain From Wisdom Teeth Extraction

I had my wisdom teeth on both bottom, one on top cut out exactly one week & day ago. I developed dry socket 4 days afterwards but had it packed and treated & checked again, now I am safe to eat solid food and use straws. The pain isn’t as...

Wisdom teeth extraction healing

Hi, I had four wisdom teeth removed 2 days ago. Where my upper right wisdom tooth was extracted there is a loose bit of white gum attached which looks like it’s about to fall off and is about the size of a tooth. Is this normal? What will happen...

Canine exposure and arch wire

Okay so my othrodontodist let me go months without an upper arch wire while I was waiting for insurance to approve my canine exposure and the extraction of my baby tooth. (Insurance didn't want to pay, took a long time.) I've been researching the...

Absess and Infection

My top right back molar has been rotted for a few years and I have a swollen lump in jaw area and up my face. My lymph nodes periodically swell and it also is affecting circulation to my extremities. The area in my mouth does not hurt. Can an absess...

Post-Extraction question

I got my tooth extracted about 24 hours ago, this tooth was previously root canaled about 14-15 years ago, and had pretty big infection underneath. Anyways, I’m following instructions the absolute best I can, and upon investigating the area this...

Please Suggest if Wisdom Tooth Extraction is Needed .

I had root canal last year in one of my wisdom teeth. I got pulp under the tongue afterwards. I am afraid it may lead to serious issue. Hence, please see my x-ray and Please suggest if it needs to be removed. If yes then how many need to be removed?...

Possible Infection After Wisdom Tooth Removal and Biopsy

I had a wisdom tooth removed on my lower right side and a biopsy done on a large mass found on that right side. I’m on day 6 postop now and was told I have dry socket on day 5. Today after rinsing the socket with salt water, I noticed the hole is...

Weird Colors Is the Extraction Site

I’ve had my wisdom tooth removed yesterday, and when I looked at it today it didn’t look normal, all I’ve drinking is milk and water? Can anyone help, please? There is a dark spot in there as well as white. The only things I’ve had to eat...

Question about recovery after surgical tooth extraction (Answered)

I had a surgical tooth extraction yesterday and since then i have had a non stop dripping runny nose and about an hour ago my left ear started hurting really bad. It's the same side I had the tooth removed from. Is that normal?

Do These Look Like Dry Sockets? (Answered)

do these look like dry sockets? i just had my 4 wisdom teeth removed 3 days ago and i noticed my mouth looked like this. it hasn’t been in any more pain then the first few days, it’s abojt the same. i’ve been looking it up on line and can’t...

Remove the periodontal ligament? (Answered)

So I’m looking at getting a tooth extracted , I called a dentist and asked if they remove the periodontal ligament and they answered back saying their is no ligament. I don’t think root canals are a healthy choice , I’d prefer not having a...

Healing extraction (Answered)

I had 3 of my wisdom teeth removed on Dec 29, 2018..today is Jan 3, 2019..I am not in any severe pain but I'm very nervous about the dry pocket circumstances..I do have pains and stings and every now and then minor throbbs..My pain meds help..is...