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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
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
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Doctoral Degree
4,130 satisfied customers
I had two decayed teeth removed 9 days ago (both big molars
i had two decayed teeth removed 9 days ago (both big molars with curved roots, one tooth retained roots) both developed dry sockets , which were packed twice. I had a 5 day course of metronidazole but… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
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Doctoral Degree
4,130 satisfied customers
Had a lower molar extracted 72 hours ago..it started out as
Had a lower molar extracted 72 hours ago..it started out as root canal but after an hour of trying, dentist said it couldnt be saved. He used infiltration to numb the tooth at first because i was afra… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
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Doctoral Degree
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I am wondering in the question of having a dry socket can be
Hi, I am wondering in the question of having a dry socket can be a matter of degree? I had a third molar extraction that left a large hole. During the first week afterwards, my dentist has looked a co… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
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Doctoral Degree
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As to my last question I'd like to know if the medicated
Hi again. As a follow up to my last question I'd like to know if the medicated dressing my dentist put on extraction site on fri dissolves itself or does he have to remove it. I have had no pain since… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
Dentist (DDS or equivalent)
Doctoral Degree
4,130 satisfied customers
Had upper molar extraction just over a week ago (after two
Had upper molar extraction just over a week ago (after two years of recurring illness - sinus infection type symptoms, a dentist finally was able to see what looked like a dental infection). Just can'… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
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Doctoral Degree
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8 days ago I had my wisdom teeth extracted, and a few days
8 days ago I had my wisdom teeth extracted, and a few days later developed a dry socket in the lower left extraction site. One week after the surgery (Friday) I went back to the surgeon to have the st… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
Dentist (DDS or equivalent)
Doctoral Degree
4,130 satisfied customers
Color in socket is yellow/greenish after molar extraction-Normal?
I had a molar removed from my mouth (tooth 37) just over 30 hours ago. It was impacted from the wisdom tooth years ago but started hurting about 3-4 days ago. So I went to the dentist. I took all the … read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
Dentist (DDS or equivalent)
Doctoral Degree
4,130 satisfied customers
I had a right rear molar extracted three days ago due to an
I had a right rear molar extracted three days ago due to an abcess. I have dry mouth because of the medications I have to take for low thyroid, Type II diabetes and high cholesterol. There is still a … read more
Mark Bornfeld, DDS
Mark Bornfeld, DDS
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Doctoral Degree
5,789 satisfied customers
I'm in uk and had my back bottom tooth removed Monday 12th
I'm in uk and had my back bottom tooth removed Monday 12th and by the friday was in terrible pain. I went bk to dentist and she said I had dry socket due to a difficult extraction. She cleaned it out … read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
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Doctoral Degree
4,130 satisfied customers
I had a molar removed 2 days ago, the molar splited in two,
I had a molar removed 2 days ago, the molar splited in two, and the dentist had somo difficulty removing one of the pieces. After extracting the molar, the dentist packed the socked with some type of … read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
Dentist (DDS or equivalent)
Doctoral Degree
4,130 satisfied customers
My daughter had her wisdom teeth pulled over Christmas. she
Hi my daughter had her wisdom teeth pulled over Christmas. she got a dry socket in one the next day, they had to repack it 5 times. in the next two weeks. The last packing the dentist did because the … read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
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Doctoral Degree
4,130 satisfied customers
I had a tooth extracted on Tuesday and my dentist packed it
I had a tooth extracted on Tuesday and my dentist packed it with sponge like material and then added stitches. The next day I had a funny taste in my mouth which I assumed was from the dissolvable mat… read more
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Dr. Mariana
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I am going to have a tooth extracted. Just reading about
I am going to have a tooth extracted. Just reading about this on-line it mentioned wicking. Can you tell me what this wicking is used for? Does the wicking dissolve or it is taken out at the time an i… read more
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Dr. Mitch
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Doctoral Degree
211 satisfied customers
I had a lower wisdom tooth extracted thurs pm. i was in
hi, i had a lower wisdom tooth extracted thurs pm. i was in theatre for over an hr. i have a lot of pain and cant see a blood clot yet just stitches and swelling. how long should i leave it before i s… read more
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Jasleen Bagga
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I had a tooth extraction on Friday for lower molar. I had 10
I had a tooth extraction on Friday for lower molar. I had 10 injections to numb the site and it wasn't an easy extraction. The pain since then has been relentless although constant pain. The day of th… read more
Dr. Behere
Dr. Behere
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Master's Degree
2,843 satisfied customers
I had 2 of my 6's molars out on Thursday, 2 days ago on the
I had 2 of my 6's molars out on Thursday, 2 days ago on the left hand side under general anesthetic. the bottom tooth came out in one piece but the top tooth snapped and the surgeon had to drill in to… read more
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Dr. Winterholler
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Doctoral Degree
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I have two dry sockets on teeth #'s 19 and 20. The pain when
I have two dry sockets on teeth #'s 19 and 20. The pain when the lorcet wears off (3-4 hours) is unbelieveable. I am taking 10/650 lorcet and 800mg of ibuprofen and 500mg of amoxicillin. My dentist ha… read more
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Mark Bornfeld, DDS
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