If the clot does not form properly or is dislodged, a painful condition known as dry socket develops. The bare ... Not much can be done except to use pain-relieving medications and antibiotics, if prescribed, and to keep the area clean. ... Some swelling may occur after tooth extraction and is usually nothing to worry about. Ice packs ... Wisdom teeth. If you are over 40 and still have all or some of your wisdom teeth, the probability that they will cause some trouble in the future is quite high.
|Title||:||Better Homes and Gardens After-40 Health and Medical Guide|
|Author||:||Donald Gray Cooley|
|Publisher||:||Better Homes & Gardens Books - 1980-01-01|