Extractions Questions

Dry socket in mouth

Is this a dry socket, something else, or normal? (Answered)

I have had little to no pain, no bleeding, no trouble eating or talking. Had wisdom teeth removed on Monday, all pain was gone by the next day. I was eating normally, following instructions I was given, and have followed the healing process of it...

How long until my mouth goes back to normal after wisdom teeth extraction? (Answered)

I got all four of my wisdom teeth out exactly one week ago, and I'm still having the aching/soreness/pain in my lower jaw as if I got them out yesterday. I guess I have a few questions regarding the healing: Is it normal for me to still be in...

How much anti biotics do i need ? (Answered)

I have abscessed teeth my gums where my k9 to the wisdom tooth are decayed and broken due to parendontist my face is swollen and blood come out of my teeth where i try to squeeze the abcess to bust it open no pus yet just blood out of tooth remains...

Normal After 2 Teeth Pulled? (Answered)

ad 2 teeth pulled last Thursday. The one is fine. The one on the bottom of my mouth in the back got a white thing in it... I use warm salt water and brush. It's finally broke it self down and is completely gone. But now I don't know if something...

wisdom teeth ruined smile

Wisdom teeth ruined my smile, will it come back? (Answered)

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 after extraction

Dry Socket 2 Days After Extraction (Answered)

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

Healing After Wisdom Tooth Removal

A question about healing process from wisdom tooth. (Answered)

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 (Answered)

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

Dry Sockets After Tooth Pulled (Answered)

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 ? (Answered)

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 (Answered)

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...

Is it possible to reverse facial damage after extractions and braces?

Two years ago I had my four wisdom teeth extracted then braced for 15 months. Now my face is thinner, chin retruded, sunken and flat face, even my eyes look smaller. I also started to have problem with respiration from the nose. Is there anything...

Extraction of abscess tooth prior to antibiotics (Answered)

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? (Answered)

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? (Answered)

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...