First 24 hours and pain

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I got all my top and bottom teeth extracted today and upper and lower immediate dentures put in... wondering how long this pain is going to last I cat shut my mouth or even talk really and can’t take pain meds because I’m on suboxone... I’m only 22 this is a lot to handle I’m overwhelmed
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samantha

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Melanie Baker

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Samantha hi sweetie. I know it's alot at first but it gets better. Ibuprofen really helped me the first few days to week. It actually helped better than the pain meds prescribed to me. Just remember to do warm salt water rinses several several times a day. And ice make sure to ice ur jaw and face. Even placing ice between ur mouth and gums and just letting it melt feels AMAZING. Days 3 to 5 r the worse with swelling usually but after that it gets better daily. I really hope ur pain doesn't last long. Remember salt water ice and ibuprofen over the next few days to week. Hope u feel better. Keep posting updates or any questions. Everyone on this site is amazing and will help in any way
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Thank you so much! I’ve been really worried about this almost backed out but knew it was something I needed. Ice is helping just nervous I guess but I’m determined to push through this
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Melanie Baker

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I was the same way. The day of I was terrified but I acted like I wasn't for my husband and kids benefit lol. But I'm so so glad I got it down. It can be challenging sum days and there were days I was in tears wondering why I did this but all I had to do was remember all the horrible pain and infections I had B4 and then look in a mirror and see beautiful smile and I knew why I did it. Lol. It's been 9 months now and it was the best decision I've ever made. Just had to get used to them. Speaking can b weird at first but I read out loud to myself and that REALLY helped. Lol. Ur gonna b ok and soon u will b so so glad u did it.