Jeffrey L Echelberger, DDS | After Impacted Tooth in Louisville

Jeffrey L. Echelberger, DDS

3201 Hikes Lane
Louisville, KY 40220

Family & Cosmetic Dentistry

(502) 452-1716

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.

 
 
 
Louisville Dentist | After Impacted Tooth. Jeffrey Echelberger is a Louisville Dentist.