Gum Grafting Surgery-All done!!

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tmjpain
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   Posted 11/17/2009 7:49 PM (GMT -7)   
Well it's done. She covered over three teeth. I asked for lots of freezing so the procedure was fine. i was pretty sore when the freezing was out. I used some ice and ice to my head of course for that pain. So it was an "in bed all day". Apparently its the 4th day that can be the worse. We'll see what the next days bring. i hope I can sleep ok tonight.
 
Thanks for all your wishes.
Hope everyone had a nice low pain day.
It was sunny here in Ottawa.
 
Suzane

golitho
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   Posted 11/17/2009 8:28 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi Suzane, gum grafting sounds horrendous. I was reading your post going ow! ow! Ow! I'm sending you healing wishes and lots of gentle hugs, golitho

skeye
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   Posted 11/17/2009 8:47 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi Suzzane,

I'm glad to hear that things went smoothly & the procedure wasn't too painful -- hopefully it stays that way! I know tooth/gum pain is the last thing you need on top of your normal head pain! Hang in there & take it easy!

hugs,
Skeye

PAlady
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   Posted 11/18/2009 1:51 AM (GMT -7)   
Suzanne,
Glad to hear it's behind you now. I know ice helped me when I had gum surgery. Post to us when you feel up to it.

Hugs,

PaLady

Screaming Eagle
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   Posted 11/18/2009 6:41 AM (GMT -7)   
 Good morning Suzane, I'm glad to hear that it's all done for you now. I hope that it will heal quickly now for you. Let us all know how your doing.
 
             Michael

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   Posted 11/18/2009 10:56 AM (GMT -7)   
Ouch Suzanne! I'm glad that it's done but I can't imagine and honestly don't want to. I don't like dentists anyway and having what you are having, would make me run far and fast.....You are truly brave and courageous....
Sandi
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   Posted 11/18/2009 6:09 PM (GMT -7)   
 
   Dear Suzanne,
 
     Good evening *warm huggs* I am ever so glad everything went well. Sorry I didnt reply to yoru email sooner, my husband has been "cleaning" "loading software" on my computer the last few days. I hope you are able to rest a little bit tonight!
 
*huggs*
  dani

 

 

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tmjpain
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   Posted 11/18/2009 8:44 PM (GMT -7)   
Thanks for all your get well wishes. I was quite anxious when I went in yesterday. I am turned off right away but that smell that dentist office's have. it make me feel sick. Anyway i felt like I needed someones hand to hold for the procedure. i told her to load me up with freezing. Back home i loaded up on ice for my head and my cheek. More pain when the freezing came out. Today has been bearable.
I go next week for suture removal. And so it is all done. More to be done down the road. Sat in the sun for two hours today to boost my morale then in bed. No changes in the headache pain. It is horrible. Is this how it will be?

Thanks for your hugs!!!
Suzane
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