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I got a tooth extraction 5 days ago. I am afraid i got a dry
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I have a question about my molar extraction site. No I
No I haven't... I got the tooth pulled Monday around 2pm, it was difficult to remove and had to get stitches. Today is Thursday where I am and my extraction site is blackish grayish and some yellow. Swelling is going down and not much pain that Tylenol can't fix. This morning after stepping outside I noticed a slight pain in my ear on the same side as tooth was pulled... is this bad? … read more
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I have a dental infection that just will just will not go
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I was wondering when I could consume alcohol? I had four
Hello, I was wondering when I could consume alcohol? I had four wisdom teeth extracted on Wednesday, and I have very minimal pain. Only one tooth extraction had to be stitched up. … read more
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I got a wisdom tooth removed 10 days ago, the pain around
Good evening,I got a wisdom tooth removed 10 days ago, the pain around that area only cleared up a couple of days ago. Now I've noticed that if you press on the tooth next to the extraction site, it i… read more
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I had my #2 upper molar extracted 3 days ago. I had ongoing
Hi there. I had my #2 upper molar extracted 3 days ago. I had ongoing infections in the tooth for 3 years prior to extraction. I had an infection high in the gum that antibiotics weren't working on at… read more
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I had a lower molar extracted about 48 hours ago. I have a
I had a lower molar extracted about 48 hours ago. I have a photo showing what the extraction site looks like now. Is the greeting/yellowish/blackish coloration normal? I don't have much pain (just som… read more
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I had a molar extracted (pulled) three weeks ago. There was
I had a molar extracted (pulled) three weeks ago. There was an infection at the root, which was fractured. The stitches were removed about 10 days ago. I had pain (took ibuprofen) from the time of the… read more
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On Tuesday I had my bottom left first molar removed. It was
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Color in socket is yellow/greenish after molar extraction-Normal?
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I had a molar tooth pulled on the bottom right side. I
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I had 2 molars extracted last Thursday. One in the very back
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I had a tooth extracted today - as well as the remains of my
I had a tooth extracted today - as well as the remains of my wisdom tooth behind it. I was having a look at it in the mirror & I *think* I may have got some food stuck in the hole where my tooth was. … read more
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I just had my lower wisdom tooth pulled out on Wednesday
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