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How long does it take to remove a wisdom tooth

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Variables: Depends on training, skill, and experience of the practitioner, angle of the tooth, shape of the roots, health of the patient, and so many other facto... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
One visit: Teeth are extracted during one visit. The actual time of the procedure will vary depending on the complexity of the extraction.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
Quick: After tooth is numbed, 5-10 minutes. Assuming tooth is removed by oral surgeon (recommended).
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 36 years experience
Dependson difficulty: It depends on the age of the patient and the difficulty of the extraction. Surgical time only may be from 5-30 minutes/tooth.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
Depends: Depends on the degree of difficulty and skill of the surgeon. For best results, make sure your surgeon is a board certified oral & maxillofacial s... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
Recover?: What does recover mean to you? Do you have a desk job or are you a construction worker? A wisdom tooth can be a simple extraction or a very complicat... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 36 years experience
Wisdom tooth extract: A completely erupted wisdom tooth with short straight roots is usually an easy extraction and can be done quickly. However each tooth is different d... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Preemptive analgesia: The objective of preemptive analgesia is to eliminate or reduce pain input during, or immediately following, an invasive procedure. Using a long-actin... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. STEPHEN GIROUX
Pharmacology 40 years experience
WHAT OTHER MED?: Wisdom tooth extraction can be quite painful. An anti-inflammatory medication such as Ibuprofen or Naproxen is very important and if it doesn't contro... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Yes, you can: I would suggest that you do not place any bathwater into contact with the wound.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
3rd molar: Time to do extraction depends on many factors. To general a question to give a specific answer. Discuss this with a Specialist Oral Surgeon. After ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Behram Dalal
Dentistry 31 years experience
The sooner: The better. Please consult with your dentist / oral surgeon for an exam x-ray and treatment options. Hope this helps.

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