Extraction + Cosmetic Dentistry

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How Long After Wisdom Tooth Extraction Can You Start Eating Solid Foods (Pizza, Sandwhiches Etc)?

I had my lower left and upper right wisdom teeth pulled 5 days ago . I am such a worrier that I don't want to eat anything that could dislodge the... READ MORE

How Long Does It Take for the Holes to Cover and to Eat Normal Food? (photo)

I just had all 4 of my wisdom teeth removed on 6/17/13 and had a few questions. When can I have normal food like pizza? When can I drink out of a... READ MORE

Numbness After 3 Weeks After Wisdom Teeth Extraction, What Should I do?

I had 2 wisdom teeth extracted (a tooth on each side of my lower jaw) 3weeks ago. On left side of my face, I feel numb on by lower lip and chin but... READ MORE

When is Dry Socket No Longer a Risk After Having Teeth Pulled?

I had my two top wisdom teeth and one bottom wisdom tooth pulled 5 days ago. I haven't had any discomfort or pain but I am still paranoid. READ MORE

Periodontal Disease, Is it Still Possible to Save a Tooth?

I've read many forums from dentists {periodontist} that suggest ALL teeth should be extracted if periodontal disease is in its advance stage. This... READ MORE

What Can Be Done for Very Protruding Gums to Make It Strucked In? Pls Recommend Ways

I have a very protruding front teeth and i have braces for 5 yrs but it didnt work out. So i decided to make my 6 upper front teeth extracted to treat... READ MORE

All four wisdom teeth extracted Tuesday and in two of the holes there is white stuff forming. Is it infection or new tissue?

I have been following all of the instructions very carefully. There is not a weird smell or taste and there is not a severe amount of pain. What does... READ MORE

What Needs to Be Done First, Removing the Wisdom Teeth or Repair of Dental Fillings?

Required repair of dental filling on molares teeth (the upper part). Next teeth is wisdom also in (the upper part) witch needs to be removed. READ MORE

What is the differences between first premolar and second premolar extraction?

I need to get four premolars extracted before putting on braces. My orthodontist suggested 4 first premolar extraction. I am wondering why the first... READ MORE

42 yr old female. Two weeks after the extraction of four wisdom teeth, still experiencing numbness on my chin and bottom lip?

12/02/13, four wisdom teeth were extracted.Upper teeth were fully erupted, on bottom, one tooth was erupted, but below the gum tissue, the last was... READ MORE

Bad Orthodontic Experience. Braces, Veneers or Bonding to Fix? (photo)

I had braces 3 times. The last time I had it was 5 years ago and 4 teeth, two upper and two lower lateral incisors extracted. But I am very unhappy... READ MORE

I had my wisdom teeth pulled 3 days ago. Today, I experienced a new sudden shooting pain in my extraction site. Is this common?

Is this common? Could it be part of the normal healing process or should I be worried about dry socket? It isn't a constant pain - just a sharp sudden... READ MORE

Depressed Because of Missing Molars - What Can be Done?

I have first lower molar(LEFT) extracted 6 months ago, and now the first molar rightneeds to be extracted too. The first upper molar on both side has... READ MORE

I Had 4 Bicuspid Extractions, in my Case Will It Prove Detrimental or Helpful? (photo)

I'm 19 years old, with severe crowding and slight protrusion of front teeth. READ MORE

How Does the Upper Lip and Face Get Effected the Same Way with Numb and Tingly Feeling As from Lower Wisdom Extraction?

It sounds like I may be experiencing the same numb like feeling with tingling associated paresthesia from lower wisdom extraction. But it is in upper... READ MORE

Teeth do not look or feel bad but have peridontal disease 2-10's. Should I keep my teeth??

Told I have periodontal disease 2-10's and should pull all uppers but I experience no problems at this time. Should I keep as long as possible or... READ MORE

Can Veneers Fix my Allignment? (photo)

I had a tooth extracted when I was younger from my top row before I had braces put on due to overcrowding. I feel like it has severely impacted the... READ MORE

Can my crowded teeth be fixed without extraction? (Photo)

I'm 18 years old and have an appointment next Tuesday for a consultation for braces. Even though I haven't had the consultation yet, the orthodontist... READ MORE

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