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Stony Island DentalWorks | After Impacted Tooth in Chicago

Chicago Dentist - Stony Island Dental Works

8803 South Stony Island Avenue
Chicago, IL 60617

YOUR #1 SMILE TEAM

773-375-0303

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.

 
 
 
Chicago Dentist | After Impacted Tooth. Reginald Baker is a Chicago Dentist.