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What happens if I don't get a pulled tooth replaced?

I have to have one molar on the left side, third from the back (counting the wisdom tooth) pulled. I am 72 years old. Do I have to have the tooth replaced (probably with an implant)? What happens if I don't have it replaced? [more inside]
posted by mbarryf on Jul 29, 2016 - 19 answers

Teeth extraction woes

My boyfriend is getting 7 teeth extracted tomorrow and a temporary denture placed at the same time. He's afraid of the dentist and had been a real champ about getting this set up, but now he's completely freaking out. He seems to think they will only be giving him novacaine shots and no pain medication. I don't know enough about this procedure to give him guidance. [more inside]
posted by pintapicasso on Jan 14, 2016 - 23 answers

Tooth extraction and returning to normal teeth cleaning?

Three weeks ago I had a molar extracted. There were no complications with the extraction or the immediate aftermath. My normal teeth cleaning routine involves using an electric toothbrush and mouthwash both of which I have been avoiding as being too aggressive for the still healing gap. When (or should) I go back to my old cleaning habits? [more inside]
posted by antiwiggle on Jan 13, 2015 - 5 answers

This wasn't in the aftercare booklet...

SillyQuestionFilter: When can I make out after having a wisdom tooth out? [more inside]
posted by vanitas on Jan 4, 2011 - 10 answers

What shape will I be in after my mouth goes booom?

I'm having a tooth extraction + bone graft + dental implant on Thursday on the lower left side molar closest to the jaw joint on the back of my mouth. Have you had something similar? Could I ask you a few questions? [more inside]
posted by kthxbi on Jul 11, 2010 - 23 answers

Theodoric of York, Medieval Barber

Should I have this tooth pulled tomorrow? [more inside]
posted by not that girl on Jun 25, 2008 - 14 answers

Look into my mouth, tell me what you see

After an uncomplicated lower wisdom tooth extraction, what can you see with an ordinary flashlight & mirror? [more inside]
posted by spacewrench on Dec 27, 2006 - 9 answers

Tips for recovery from tooth extraction?

Care to share your tips for coping post-tooth removal? [more inside]
posted by Dreama on Oct 16, 2006 - 20 answers

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