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University Park Family Dentistry | After Impacted Tooth in South Bend

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University Park Family Dentistry
Jeffrey A. Turner, DDS

16597 State Road 23

South Bend, IN  46635

   574.272.4441

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.

 
 
 
South Bend Dentist | After Impacted Tooth. Jeffrey Turner is a South Bend Dentist.