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Bicuspid Extractions Changed Face Negatively

Had extractions & its changed my face. I have an appointment with my original ortho and i am unsure how to approach this situation and ask him to... READ MORE

Will Dry Sockets Form if I Start Smoking Again 48 Hours After Wisdom Teeth Extraction?

I am a 19 year old male, 6 foot tall 160 lbs and before my tooth extraction I would smoke 10-15 a day so I can say I've really been trying not to for... READ MORE

Is It Normal to See the Knot From My Dissolvable Stitch After Having My Wisdom Tooth Extracted?

I am only 1 week post-op and all seems to be healing well, but I've had a constant ache in a localized spot. I took a closer look at the area today... READ MORE

Its One Week Since Wisdom Teeth Extraction. Is It Safe Enough to Smoke? and Dont Say Anything About I Should Quit! Just Asking.

I'm a strong smoker, Ive heard all the recommendations on waitng to smoke, 24 hours, 48 hours, 72 hours, 3-5 days, 1 week. So its been one week now... READ MORE

Top Second Molar Pulled out, Will My Face Look Uneven?

I have my top second molar pulled out yesterday, (i had all my wisdom ones pulled out to years ago after brackets). I am scared my face will look... READ MORE

Do I Need a Referral to See a Periodontist or Oral Surgeon?

I would like to talk to a gum specialist about my concavity in my gum after extraction and implant placement on an anterior tooth. Do I need to work... READ MORE

Midline of Lower Jaw Has Moved Towards Right? (photo)

Hello. My mid line of lower jaw has moved towards right. 3 years ago i had to extract my 1 premolar on right side of lower jaw due to its wastage. The... READ MORE

3rd Molar Broke During Extraction. Is It Ok to Leave Part of the Tooth in the Gum?

My 3rd molar was jutting out into the cheek, so my dentist suggested that I get it removed. During extraction, part of the tooth broke off and the... READ MORE

How Do Teeth Move?

The top part of the tooth broke off but the root is still in the gum. I am going to have it extracted. I have my wisdom tooth growing in right behind... READ MORE

Can I Eat Solid Food 4 Days After Tooth Extraction?

Got my lower left tooth taken out 4 days ago. Went for a check up and the dentist says its healing good and gave me a syringe to clean after I eat as... READ MORE

Pouch Extending from Gum to Salivary Gland Area?

I had a abscessed tooth extracted about a year ago. Since then I have noticed a small pounch kinda thing that goes out from my gum (on left cheek) to... READ MORE

Is It True That Wisdom Teeth Extraction Will Change Your Face?

I heard many speculations that this procedure will actually change your face shape and even read that some models have this surgery done to make their... READ MORE

Still Unable to Decide if I Should Opt for Extraction? (photo)

2 orthodontist suggested me for bicuspid extraction and 3rd for duration of my wisdom teeth. Without extraction my teeth will look still the same. But... READ MORE

Do E cigs slow the healing process of you gums?

I just had a lot of teeth pulled ( all of them) about two weeks ago. And im trying to quit because ive been told that smoking slows the healing... READ MORE

Sever Pain After Wisdom Tooth Extraction?

I have sever pain in my jaw war and temple after getting a lower left wisdom tooth out. I'm also unable to open my mouth, it will only open enough to... READ MORE

Can't Fully Open Mouth After Wisdom Tooth Extraction. I Think a Bone Spur is Causing It? (photo)

It has been 17 days since I have gotten my wisdom teeth taken out and i can still barely open my mouth past 2 fingers. I feel as if something is... READ MORE

2nd Molar Extraction, Need a Reason? (photo)

My bottom second molar is tilted inward so much that it affects my speech. I want to get it out but don't know why dentists are reluctant to extract.... READ MORE

Painful Molar Under Bridge. Retreat or Extraction? 33 Yrs Old (photo)

10yrs ago had molar pulled (multiple abscesses) and a bridge created. 10 months ago bridge cracked, new dentist replaced it. 6 months later tooth... READ MORE

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