Q: I had four very impacted wisdom teeth removed four days ago. I have been in a lot of pain, taking Vicodin every 4 hours and Naproxen in between Vicodin doses. My cheeks swelled so big that it’s affecting my eye sight. I have not been able to open my mouth hardly at all. Every
Sores on inside cheeks after wisdom teeth extraction?
Category: Related Procedures
Q: What should I do? Is it possible this is permanent? A: The use of an ND/YAG laser has been shown in some cases to reverse the effects of long term parathesia (numbness). It can take several months of treatment to work. This has been replicated not only in our laser periodontal office but several
Q: I have a porcelain over metal ‘crown’. The gum itself was shaped with the drill to a ‘T’ and the crown was glued over. I did have a root-canal immediately after the vertically broken tooth was removed. This was over a month ago and I still feel sensitivity if I bite or brush, on
It depends on the tooth and the condition of the gums, bone, and the tooth structure. I would seek the opinion of a specialist such as a Periodontist and a good restorative dentist to make that decision. Best of luck