12 days since I've done my Buccal fat removal - tooth pain.
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Tooth pain after buccal fat removal #buccalfat #buccalfatremoval #toothpain
In is uncommon to have tooth pain after buccal fat removal, however I could happen. The pain might be secondary to irritation of the gums or the bone around the tooth (alveolar bone) rather than injury to the tooth nerve since it travels inside the upper jaw bone.
In my practice, if a patient develops tooth pain after buccal fat pad, likely secondary to the above reasons, I would recommend brushing the teeth with tooth paste for sensible teeth, take anti-inflammatories and rinse the mouth with non-alcohol containing mouth wash at least twice a day (ideally 3 times a day) until any potential post surgical irritation passes and therefore the pain improves.
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