Extractions Questions

Is my gum healing or is it infected?

I had a Pre-Molar Extraction 5 days ago. Pain is minimal and swelling has reduced. My left jaw line gland has been swollen since before the extraction and no sign of it going down. Inside the extraction sight as you see in the image there’s a...

Do I have Dry Socket?

I had all 4 Wisdom teeth removed July 17th 2020, 4 days ago. On the second day my bottom right stitches fell out but didn’t hurt and I saw the blood clot, The next day I ate some soup and I was using lightly swishing water in my mouth to clean...

How to heal faster to get rid of pain

Last week I had all of my rotten teeth pulled I was given temp. Dentures but I cant wear them because of the sores and pain,I was told I would get my perment dentures in about 8 months. I've tried to contact affordable dentures but they won't answer...

How do fix a razor sharp tooth fragment?

I had my 4 up and bottom back teeth pulled 2 weeks ago. Now there is a razor sharp fragment sticking out on bottom left It is cutting up my tongue. I cant eat swallow chew or take in air without it hurting. I cant wait any longer. How do I fix...

Is this giant hole after a wisdom teeth extraction normal?

I had all 4 of my wisdom teeth removed about a week and a half ago. The pain isn’t bad at this point but ever since my sutures have come out, I have this giant hole on the bottom right side of my gum. Food gets stuck in it, I was literally picking...

What is this red spot on my gums?

About 3 weeks ago I got my wisdom teeth removed and on my right gum I noticed there is a little red spot on there. It doesn't really hurt but it feels kind of like a bruise. Is this normal? I have not really looked at my mouth until recently but it...

Can tooth extraction help with MSEO

I’ve had tooth and sinus issues flare up the last few months. My upper left molar (far back) has an old root canal (approx 8 years ago). My dentist advised it also needs extracted at this point. If that upper left molar and the roots are causing my...

1 vs 2 wisdom teeth extraction?

I have a cavity in tooth 1. I am suggested to extract it. Tooth 32 which is healthy is also suggested to be extracted to prevent potential issues that may occur due to teeth imbalance. How high/low is the chance that I will have issues due to this...

A tiny hole after wisdom tooth extraction

Hello doctor,I noticed a tiny hole at the front of my wisdom tooth extraction site. I do not know if it was there before or not, I just noticed it. There is no pain or pus. Just a feeling of something raised in my mouth It's been 7 days.I am taking...

Should I get my premolars removed for protrusion?

July 26th, I will be one year into fastbraces and I will be getting my braces off in August. I’m not happy at all with my teeth right now. My dentist refuses to get my premolars extracted, but I feel strongly that I need to get them out so my...

Colour of socket post extraction

I had one of my bottom left molars removed Wednesday, it is now Friday and the socket is a greyish green colour, it doesn’t look empty so I don’t think it’s dry socket but I only remember seeing a red blood clot on the first day, second day it was...

Is this normal?

Is it normal to be disoriented after molar extraction get extremely itchy and have bleeding from ear along with hard lump on jaw line? And no prescription for antibiotics? Please help I think I should go to the emergency room but. Am wary because...

Normal healing?

It’s been 2 days since my infected bottom molar was extracted. I have white/yellow stuff on my extraction site, and it’s covering most of my dissolvable sutures. There is no pain. Is this normal? Can I VERY lightly brush the extraction site or will...

Does this look like dry socket?

Today is day 7, the doctor said my left side would take longer to heal because it was impacted. I’m not sure if it is healing properly, please let me know! I’m experiencing a little throbbing in the jaw.

Is my socket infected?

I had my bottom right molar extracted on Sunday and two and half days later it's all yellow,foul tasting and smelling, and somewhat painful.I dabbed it a little with some toilet paper and it smelled like infection, but I just don't know. It keeps...