I got my bottom two wisdom teeth removed Wednesday. It's Sunday now and my mouth still fills up with saliva. It smells bad. It only stops when I eat then it continues. At night too I drool. I'm getting tired of having to get up and go to the sink and let it out since I can't spit. Why is this? How do i stop it? Is it normal?
Hi and welcome. I had mine out also and it is a big deal. The whole area has been bruised and basicly you have an injury. I believe your saliva gland is sensing the inflamation (inflammation) and is producing more to ease the inflamed area. Might not be a bad idea to call the dentist tomm and ask about this.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.