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do you lose weight after getting your wisdom teeth pulled

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
42 years experience Dentistry
Only if: Only if it prevents you from eating, but your reduced food intake would only be for a few days. If you need to lose weight, consider take shape for l ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
That varies: Depending upon whether you have IV sedation, the number of teeth, the degree of difficulty and the expertise of the surgeon. I usually schedule 1 hour ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oswald Cameron-Morales
41 years experience Dentistry
Mild to extreme pain: Depending on the procedure performed postoperative pain can be mild to intense. It varies case to case. Managing the pain with certain type of analges ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Varies widely: All your questions should be answered by the dentist actually removing your wisdom teeth. He\she knows you & your situation best. You will be comple ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Greenberg
Specializes in Prosthodontics
No.: Often just local anesthesia and nitrous oxide are used.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Greenberg
Specializes in Prosthodontics
Only if you need it.: Safer not to be put to sleep for anything. Risk of death from general anesthesia is real although rare. Local anesthesia and nitrous oxide are usual ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Owoc
18 years experience Prosthodontics
Oozing is common: After the teeth are removed, it's normal to experience some oozing of the extraction sites. You should not have any major bleeding, as the tooth sock ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Can't say: We don't know what his health issues are or how well controlled the are. He should let his oral surgeon know about this early on.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Cohen
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Comfort: You should have minimal or no recollection of your surgery.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Possibly...: You're asking a yes or no question, and there's no guarantee one way or another. Follow your surgeon's directions.

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