Extraction + Tooth Repair

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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

My dead front tooth broke off while eating, what procedure can I do to save the tooth and avoid extraction?

Yesterday I was eating my dinner and my dead tooth at the front of my mouth broke off half way what can I have done to save my tooth i really don't... READ MORE

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

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

Why do I still have swelling after wisdom tooth removal?

I'm in my 20s and I had all 4 of my impacted wisdom teeth removed surgically 2 months ago by an oral surgeon. 2 weeks after, I had gotten an abscess... 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

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

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

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

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

Can I smoke after having teeth removed?

Had two teeth out 50 hours ago can I smoke now without covering the holes. 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

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

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

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

What should I do if root canal treatment doesn't seem to work for me?

I have had 7 root Canal treatments in the last 5 years, most repeated several times. 1 has now had the root cut, but all of them are still... READ MORE

I had a molars which is broken by half and the half is extracted accidentally over 1 yr ago. What treatment would you recommend?

I had a molars which is broken by half and the half is extracted accidentally over 1 year ago. Still I haven't gone to a dentist yet because i'm too... 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

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

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