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I am having pain after dental implantation.

hi, I am 18 years old, 140 lbs. On monday I had the roots of my dental implants done, and it pains me to wear the retainer. everyday I try to put the retainer in hoping that it won t hurt and i ll be able to leave it on. But the pain hasn t faded and I m worried my teeth will shift. What should I do?
Thu, 22 Dec 2011
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Dentist, Implantology 's  Response
Hello,
Its not a good sign to have pain after getting an implant in our jaw. The pain can occur for a day or two but if it is prolonged it could be a sign of infection. however in your case , you mentioned you wear reatiners- that is one of the possible cause of pain. you are not suppose to wear reatiners for atleast two weeks till the gums over the implant heal well. or if it is too important then your retainers must be lined by a "soft tissue liners" which will prevent any trauma to the underlying gums when you wear the retainer. its not a good idea to wear retainer in post surgical phase. avoid for two weeks and consult your dentist. let him do a clinical examination and take an x ray of the area. be cautious if you see "pus" coming out. thats a sign of infection. must go back to your dentist and talk. good luck. Dr. Manish Juneja Oral Implantologist
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Dentist Dr. E. Bharathikannan's  Response
hello,
infection may occur arround the implant placed so please have a checkup visit immediately, xray of that implant will give a clear picture. consult the implantologist who placed the implant for you. take care
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Dentist Dr. Varun Mishra's  Response
welcome to HCM,
there is high point contact between yr retainer and opposing teeth,, so kindly go and get it checked and corrected,,and enjoy the almost natural like teeth feel.
thank you,.
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Dentist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Dr. Manish Gupta's  Response
hello,
if its still paining after 5 days of placement then please go and visit your dentist and get a check up done....
take care
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