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I had a molar pulled two and a half weeks ago and developed
I had a molar pulled two and a half weeks ago and developed a dry socket. The area has been packed three times, but i still have pain. Is this normal? … read more
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please. Had right rear second molar extracted on nov. 2. Now have dry socket but, more worrisome is exposed jawbone where gum tissue split over sharp inner jaw bone. Terrified of infection. Dentist sa… read more
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I ate some small hard sharp pieces of nuts, and found a small spot in rear gum area, where a small spot of bone is exposed. Near where my wisdom tooth was removed but that was 20 years ago. Its smooth… read more
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I had a tooth removed a lower molar and a few days after
Hi I had a tooth removed a lower molar and a few days after extraction I noticed a thin sharp line of bone poking through my gum , I assumed this was a piece of tooth shell or tooth fragment so I went… read more
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drbigreddog
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In had stage 4 throat cancer in 2012. Now my teeth are
in had stage 4 throat cancer in 2012. Now my teeth are breaking off at the gums from radiation burning the enamel off. My cancer dentist said I could not have them pulled because of exposure of jawbon… read more
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Six months ago a tiny edge of lower jaw bone surfaced from under the gum. It hurt. My dentist thought it might be bone fragment but it wasnt. He ground it down and it healed. Well it has happened agai… read more
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I seem to have this same problem that you answered about the
I seem to have this same problem that you answered about the protrusion coming through the inside of the gums on the lower right side of my jaw. I figured I had the bone spur you mentioned to the guy … read more
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Recently had a molar extracted(left side, lower jaw, right
Recently had a molar extracted(left side, lower jaw, right after wisdome teeth) last Novenber. Bone fragments were no problem. Howevr it appears that part of my actual jaw bone(or one really large fra… read more
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I had a root canal and crown put on my #19 molar several
I had a root canal and crown put on my #19 molar several years ago. At the beginning of this month, I developed an abcsess on the tooth and after several consultations agreed to have it extracted. The… read more
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Dr. Peel
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I recently had a wisdom tooth on the bottom pulled two weeks
I recently had a wisdom tooth on the bottom pulled two weeks ago. There's now a bit of bone exposed near the socket wound (on the side near the tongue, not the cheek, and slightly behind the socket wo… read more
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Dr. Katz
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Husband just went to the dentist. He has not seen one in a
Husband just went to the dentist. He has not seen one in a few years. Both back molars are loose but one is really loose. After x-rays he needs debridement and both molars extracted. The dentist wants… read more
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Mark Bornfeld, DDS
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Help. My daughter had last molar extracted last Wednesday.
Help. My daughter had last molar extracted last Wednesday. Took dentist 45 minutes of twisting to get out. She is in extreme pain, gave her demerol and not touching it. She went back yesterdy because … read more
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Mark Bornfeld, DDS
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I had a molar (#19) removed 2 days ago. I have not had much
I had a molar (#19) removed 2 days ago. I have not had much pain at all and have only taken Ibuprofen a couple of times. The only thing that is bugging me is that I feel a sharp bony something or othe… read more
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Mark Bornfeld, DDS
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I have a sensitive spot on my gums next to my rear, bottom
I have a sensitive spot on my gums next to my rear, bottom molar. It is hard and feels like bone. When I scrape it, it seems to get soft and then gets hard again. Over several weeks it has appeared on… read more
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The bone is showing so much following 3 of my teeth being
the bone is showing so much following 3 of my teeth being removed that it almost looks as though the base of the teeth have been left in my gum. My dentist tells me it is bone and not tooth. Is this n… read more
Julian Chen
Julian Chen
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My molar was extracted 6 days ago.after the first day I felt
My molar was extracted 6 days ago.after the first day I felt a sharp protruding thing in my gum right next to the area my tooth was extracted.This thing is uncomfotable and I'm failing to sleep… read more
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Dr Rao
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My wisdom teeth were extracted (completely extraction not
my wisdom teeth were extracted (completely extraction not impacted or anything) on Wednsday, ~6 days ago, 3 feel like they are healing normally but the bottom left is excrutiating. There is a small ha… read more
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Dr. George McKee
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Doctoral Degree
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Just had the upper right end molar removed. The dentist had
Just had the upper right end molar removed. The dentist had a hard time not because it was impacted but because a cavity was so severe that it "grew into the jaw bone?" Thus he says he had to remove a… read more
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