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Dec
2001

Q&A: Should I have my wisdom teeth extracted because my teeth are overlapping after I had braces years ago?

Debra King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com I've had braces before, about 14 years ago, but my teeth have started to overlap and are getting worse as time goes by. My dentist said I need to get one of my wisdom teeth taken out but I really ... View full question & answer >>
Dec
2001

Q&A: Do I need to stop taking Accutane for acne if I need to have a wisdom tooth removed?

I've been taking Accutane for acne 20 mg (.5mg/kg) once a day for 5 weeks . I have since developed an infection around a wisdom tooth, and it looks like it needs to be removed. Should I stop the Accutane, ... View full question & answer >>
Dec
2001

Q&A: Should I stop Accutane for acne and how far in advance before having oral surgery?

David King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com I've been taking Accutane for acne 20 mg (.5mg/kg) once a day for 5 weeks . I have since developed an infection around a wisdom tooth, and it looks like it needs to be removed. Should I stop the Accutane, ... View full question & answer >>
Dec
2001

Q&A: Should I be concerned if I continue to have severe pain from teeth extraction and I have daily visits to deal with dry sockets?

David King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com I am a 41 year old female. I just recently had 2 impacted lower teeth removed 1 week ago. I have been in pain since that day. on a pain scale of 1-10 , 10 has been everyday since surgery. Returned to ... View full question & answer >>
Sep
2001

Q&A: How long after wisdom teeth extraction do I have to wait before I can smoke tobacco or other substance?

IF I HAD MY BOTTOM 2 WISDOM TEETH PULLED, WHEN CAN I SMOKE A CIGERT? HOW LONG AFTER, AND WHEN A DOC SAYS NO SMOKING IS HE REFERING TO ALL SUBSTENCES OR JUST TABBACO? View full question & answer >>
Apr
2001

Q&A: Is there something more I can do to speed up healing and remove numbness after my wisdom teeth extraction?

David King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com I recently had all my wisdom teeth removed. My surgon warned me that a nerve may be damaged during extraction. I called my surgon after a few days because I still had numbness in my lip, I asked for more ... View full question & answer >>
Apr
2001

Q&A: Is there anything I can do to speed up the healing and stop the numbness after wisdom teeth extraction?

I recently had all my wisdom teeth removed. My surgon warned me that a nerve may be damaged during extraction. I called my surgon after a few days because I still had numbness in my lip, I asked for more ... View full question & answer >>
Mar
2001

Q&A: Is it normal for the teeth next to where my wisdom teeth were extracted to hurt when touched?

David King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com THREE WEEKS AGO, I HAD ALL FOUR OF MY WISDOM TEETH EXTRACTED. THEY WERE ALL PULLED, NO STITCHES. MY QUESTION IS THIS: IS IT NORMAL FOR THE TEETH THAT ARE LOCATED BESIDE THE PLACE WHERE THE WISDOM TEETH ... View full question & answer >>
Dec
2000

Q&A: What are the sedation options if I potential need surgery on my teeth (#1, 16, 17 and 32)?

I have some problems with my #1,#16,#17,#32 teeth and my dentist recomends a surgery. H wants to use IV anesthesia. I would like to know if are any risks or are there options for a diferent kind sedative? View full question & answer >>
Sep
2000

Q&A: If nerves are cut during the process of removing wisdom teeth, is the numbness permanent and what can I do?

If nerves are cut during the process of removing wisdom teeth, is the numbness permanent? The oral surgeron had to use a drill to remove one of the wisdom teeth and now I have total numbness on one side ... View full question & answer >>