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Dental | After Impacted Tooth in Columbus

Whetstone Dental Group

3783 North High St.
Columbus, OH 43214
Phone:  (614) 268-2237

Family &  Cosmetic Dental Care

After Impacted Tooth
 

A tooth becomes impacted when there is not enough room to accommodate the space in the dental arch and growth becomes impossible.  After surgery to remove an impacted tooth, mild discomfort and some swelling is expected. This is part of the process and should not alarm you. You may use cold compresses to alleviate the swelling. In addition, your doctor will prescribe pain medication, which should be taken as directed. Patients are also advised to favor the extraction area and modify their diet for a few days to allow for healing.

 
 
 
Columbus Dentist | After Impacted Tooth. Smitha Reddy is a Columbus Dentist.