• Dental Phobia Support

    Welcome! This is an online support group for anyone who is has a severe fear of the dentist or dental treatment. Please note that this is NOT a general dental problems or health anxiety forum! You can find a list of them here.

    Register now to access all the features of the forum.

3 days post op

M

marissah

Junior member
Joined
Mar 1, 2024
Messages
10
Location
Hermitage, PA
Good morning,
I'm 3 days post op from 2 top molar extraction. One on each side. I have been so swollen in the face on my left side. Is this normal? It's actually to the point I cannot sleep at night it's so uncomfortable. I would say it's pain because I've had many many tooth aches before. It's just very uncomfortable. When can I expect this to go down some or even go away?
 
It's not normal. Contact your dentist for advice.
 
@Gordon you were right! Thank you. I called the dentist and they started me on an antibiotic. I definitely feel better. When would you suggest I can start eating solid foods they require chewing?
 
As soon as you feel up to it, there's no hard and fast rule.
 
Back
Top