• Welcome! This is a forum for anyone who is affected by a fear of the dentist, dental phobia, or specific dental fears.

    We are lucky to count a number of dentists among our members and moderators. Look out for the "Verified dentist" badges. If you are a dental professional who likes to help, please join our community!

    Register now to access many more features and forums!

Top Wisdom Teeth Removed 5 days ago, is pain in one side normal?

M

mhp8982

Member
Joined
Jan 10, 2011
Messages
41
I had both top wisdom teeth pulled last Wednesday. Healing has gone great. They were fully erupted so it was pretty easy. The right side feels great.. I can eat fine on that side. The left side feels better than it did a few days ago.. but I feel slight pain in the area between where that pulled tooth would have met the other tooth, kinda up against the molar. That molar has a root canal and crown. This wisdom tooth was the one that was broken on the back side.. I'm wondering if this is normal to still have this slight pain on one side and not the other? It's not extreme and motrin takes care of it. I should probably give it a few more days before worrying? I would know if it's a dry socket right? My husband looks in and says he still sees the clot in there and it looks good. I'm just worried maybe I haven't rinsed well enough or something.. I don't know. Any help would be great!
 
Top