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QUESTION FOR DR. KATZ (DENTIST) ONLY...Hello Dr. Katz, we chatted a little about a week ago. I had oral surgery a few hours ago. The instructions say to change gauze around ever 45 min with dry new gu… read more
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I got a wisdom tooth pulled a little of 8 hours ago and the
I got a wisdom tooth pulled a little of 8 hours ago and the bleeding has not subsided. I've been diligently changing the gauze every hour and tried tea wrapped in gauze as well. Can I take the gauze o… read more
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I just got my wisdom tooth removed 7 hours ago, it was partially impacted, there is a big hole with no stitches where the tooth was and quite a large hole behind that leading up where i guess the inci… read more
Dr. Katz
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I had two extractions done last Tuesday. On Thursday I was
I had two extractions done last Tuesday. On Thursday I was still in extreme pain so I called the office. I was scheduled for an appointment at 1:30. When I got there I was called to the back and had t… read more
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Dr. Katz
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I got 4 teeth pulled today around 10 30 im still bleeding
I got 4 teeth pulled today around 10 30 im still bleeding from i think one extraction site and that is the top back tooth i have been putting preasure on it but every 45 min its still got blood on it … read more
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Dr. Katz
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I had a molar extracted yesterday morning at 10:30 am. It is
I had a molar extracted yesterday morning at 10:30 am. It is now almost 3 am, and the area where my tooth was extracted is still bleeding. I have applied gauze with pressure, and my blood isn't coagul… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
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8.5 days since wisdom tooth extraction. Minimal blood over
8.5 days since wisdom tooth extraction. Minimal blood over the past couple days but still felt tired, jaw sore, headache. Went to oral surgeon today, said i was healing properly. An hour ago, blood cl… read more
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Dr. Katz
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I had a tooth extracted this morning and I ran out of gauze!
Hello! I had a tooth extracted this morning and I ran out of gauze! I am starving and want to eat as soon as possible, and I understand I could use a tea bag in place of the gauze. All I have though, … read more
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Dr. Katz
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Doctoral Degree
4,037 satisfied customers
Color in socket is yellow/greenish after molar extraction-Normal?
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Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
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Doctoral Degree
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I had a wisdom tooth extraction done today. I have used a
I had a wisdom tooth extraction done today. I have used a lot of cotton balls and gauze pads too. I am bleeding a little bit,do I keep using cotton balls tonight or do you recommend me to take the cot… read more
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I had an abscess in the lower left wisdom tooth which needed
I had an abscess in the lower left wisdom tooth which needed tooth extraction. I wasn't given an antibiotic. It was extracted yesterday. Since then, I've been having pain (only on touch) in the left u… read more
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Dr. Katz
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I have an abcess on a molar & have been prescribed
I have an abcess on a molar & have been prescribed antibiotics. How long before the pain is under control? My pain is excruciating & throbs & my ear also aches. The dentist took an x-ray & said that t… read more
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Dr. Katz
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I just two teeth pulled due to infection I was wondering how
I just two teeth pulled due to infection I was wondering how often should I replace the gauze and when should I worry about the bleeding associated with the pulled teeth? Also how should I sleep shoul… read more
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Dr. Mariana
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I had a tooth extracted today about 7 hours ago but it
I had a tooth extracted today about 7 hours ago but it continues to bleed quite badly. I have been biting on gauze strips then tried a teabag. At the moment I am biting on a rolled up handkerchief but… read more
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I'm 26 years old and had the two right wisdom teeth
Hello, I'm 26 years old and had the two right wisdom teeth extracted from my mouth four days ago. Yesterday, I would start to get the jelly like blood clots that would form outside the bottom extracti… read more
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I just had a wisdom too extracted about 3 hours ago. how
I just had a wisdom too extracted about 3 hours ago. how long should i leave gauze on it ? and how often should i change the gauze… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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My daughter (age 15) had her last primary tooth (an upper molar) extracted this afternoon. The permanant tooth had grown in almost completely behind it but it still had some long roots holding on and … read more
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