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If the gum around one a wisdom tooth is a little loose but the wisdom teeth otherwise seem perfectly fine what should be done about it?
Quite often, a piece of gum tissue overlies the wisdom tooth which is partially through. Keep the area as clean as possible, otherwise attend your dental checkups as recommended so your dentist can keep it under observation. If the loose gum is causing you pain or severe irritation, then the wisdom tooth may need to come out, but it sounds unlikely from what you describe. There is no need to have wisdom teeth removed, unless they are causing problems such as pain, swelling, infection, decay in the tooth in front etc. Very often, the risks of wisdom tooth removal outweigh the benefits. Operculum Sometimes a wisdom tooth does not erupt completely, and creates an extension of gum called operculum. While eating and chewing on food, this operculum can be irritated and infected causing a pericoronitis. This condition has signs of intense pain, redness, a bad smell and a difficulty of opening the mouth. If the operculum does not go away, it is advised to extract the wisdom tooth to prevent complications of the pericoronitis. Under certain conditions, if the wisdom tooth has erupted, but an operculum is still present, it is possible to make an operculectomy, which is the removal of the extension of the gum itself without extracting the tooth.
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What could explain a small sharp bone or tooth piercing out of one side of your gums after wisdom teeth removal and what should be done?
Here is what is most likely happening: After a tooth is removed, sometimes small fragments or slivers of bone will break off from the remaining socket. These bone fragments, c…alled sequestra, will work their way to the surface of the gums, much like a splinter would do in your finger. This process can sometimes be painful, and the fragment may get infected. Your dentist can usually remove the fragment easily. This is a common problem following tooth extractions. Personal Experience: I have four wisdom teeth removed at once four weeks ago and a week later noticed these sharp fragments sticking out of my gums. Two of the fragments evetually worked themselves out and I was able to force one out with my tongue and fingers. well as soon as i removed them, the swelling in the gums went down and was painfree a couple of weeks later. I suggest you go back to the dentist to see if he can remove them. I did have one that was badly infected and this caused my gums much pain. Eventually it came off while I was enjoying my first bbq of all things. Just keep your mouth rinsed up and clean all the time.
Answer . \nyou should stop bleeding within 24 hrs otherwise you might make a trip back to your dentist to be checked out.
My doctor told me not to do anything that would raise my blood pressure. And It is a good idea to avoid any kind of suction during the first two weeks follow…ing the extractions. This includes sipping through a straw and smoking. This could cause the blood clots to be dislodged from the sockets and result in a painful condition known as a dry socket. If this happens, see your dentist ASAP. It can be treated. Answer No spitting or any kind of suction for 48 hours. Also no physical exercises for 48 hours. It is a good idea not to drive or operate heavy machinery until the anethesia has completely worn off.
When can I eat solid foods again I had my wisdom teeth removed about 6 or 7 days ago. I'm feeling perfectly fine. And the only pain I feel is a little soreness.?
You can eat solid foods just a few days after wisdom teeth extraction. 6 days is enough time for the initial healing process. Food might get stuck in the holes wher…e your wisdom teeth were, but you can rinse with water and salt to help clean them.
yes! although it is extremely rare, it has been known to happen.
Very much so!!! Your wisdon teeth are trying to push other teeth out of the way to come in. Have your wisdon teeth removed ASAP to save yourself alot of pain.
Possibly, but a loose wisdom tooth is a sign of other problems that need attention from a dentist.
It is common for the teeth in front of your extracted teeth to be painful after the extraction. It is called referred pain due to the fact that the same nerve that gives… sensation to the wisdom tooth extracted goes to the teeth in front of that wisdom tooth. Now having said that, it is NOT normal for your teeth in front of your extracted teeth to be loose. This may represent some injury to the bone surrounding the loose tooth. Also, if these teeth are being moved orthodontically, they may feel loose due to widening of the space between the tooth and the bone. But this mobility may not be a problem. These teeth almost always stop hurting and feel more firm within a week or two.
no, go to the dentist
It may look and feel like your gum, but chances are it is the teeth. Check in with a dentist as soon as possible.
There is a little soreness
Maybe,Because My mum has a wisdom tooth too and she had it itself grow out But idk!I need to ask my mum,I have a wisdom tooth too and im only 10!:(
It would depend on your on your teeth, spacing, and genetics. I personally don't think it could happen but, anything is possible. _______________________________________ It so…unds as if you are wondering if the roots of teeth are like plant rhizomes-- roots that can extend out and produce new plants. It's an interesting idea, but I believe the wisdom teeth are in every way independent of any other teeth.
If there's a valid reason. For example, sometimes wisdom teethdon't have room and will cause damage to the teeth in front of themif allowed to grow in.
We don't !... that's just an old wives tale !