What Stages of a Full Mouth Reconstruction Are the Most Painful?
- Asked 2 years ago
How long does it take for the pain to pass? What kind of pain is it? Throbbing? Shooting? Are there any headaches?
Full Mouth Reconstruction Does NOT have to be painful
When done carefully by a well-trained Full-Mouth reconstructive dentist, none of the procedures HAVE TO BE PAINFUL! I'm not suggesting that a full day spent in a dental chair is something to look forward to, but it can be a pleasant experience in the right hands in the right environment. Distractions, such as video screens, music, hot parafin hand wax, reflexology and massage, to name a few, can make the time go by quickly and pleasantly. If there is pain after the "drilling" procedures, it might be slight throbbing that is usually relieved by simple anti-inflammatory pill such as ibuprofen. Similarly, if you are prone to headaches after a stressful situation.
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