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Sep 12, 2012
"What you are describing sounds very routine, particularly if the teeth extracted were partially or fully erupted. It can take up to 6-8 weeks for the holes to fully close. You should be able to eat normally and use any rinse that you pre..."
Sep 12, 2011
"I do not recommend riding this out. Pain, hearing changes, drainage and fevers are a way of your body telling you something is wrong. Although this might very well be unrelated to your upper wisodom teeth, you need to see a doctor as soo..."
Aug 03, 2011
"I would recommend consulting with a Facial Pain specialist as well."
Mar 27, 2011
"Numbess of the tongue is a rare complication in regards to dental implant placement. Being that it's lasted for at least two weeks now, I would ask your dentist if he could refer you to an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon for a clinical eval..."
Feb 15, 2011
"Although it is difficult to be certain without seeing you clinically and evaluating the radiographs, I would probably agree with your oral & maxillofacial surgeon and not lose any sleep over this. Particularly because you did not complet..."
Dec 22, 2010
"did you mean antibiotic pills? what is your question?"
Mar 08, 2010
"To be honest with you, it's very difficult to visualize what you are trying to describe. However, to answer your question, most orthognathic surgery patients are first treated by an Orthodontist who positions the teeth to what their fina..."
Feb 22, 2010
"It's difficult to determine without seeing it clinically, but as long as the pain & swelling decreases each day you are headed in the right direction. It can take 4-8 weeks for it to "fully heal" and you would note any scarring after tha..."
Jan 15, 2010
"It sounds like you and your dentists have tried everything. The smell is probably either due to chronic food collection or an infection. It's not unheard of to have minimal or no pain with a failing implant. Radiologic changes can also t..."
Nov 24, 2009
"Just to clarify, I meant: "You being a smoker, I understand". I do not smoke and neither should you."