Sarah - I wish I could be more exact, but without examining you or viewing xrays of the area, it is a little difficult. With the symptoms you describe there is a possibility that the sinus was inflamed
You should certainly inform the anesthesiologist of your problem. There are several anesthetic approaches to this procedure. The most common is probably a spinal anesthetic. In this case you would be sedated
sanjay - What you are asking is so variable. Everybody interprets pain differently. Depending on your interpretation of what pain is, it can extend a while. How long? I cannot tell you how long.
Kency - I am a little uncomfortable telling what to do exactly without a direct examination. Saying that, the fact that you felt an improvement with warm salt water rinses. With that result, there is
Kency - It sounds like you have an infection. You need to be examined by a different oral and maxillofacial surgeon and make sure this surgeon is board certified. By now, even with Sjogrens, the inflammation