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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debi Williams
26 years experience Dentistry
Tips for pain relief: Any tooth extraction can be uncomfortable. The key is good home care. As soon as possible place an ice pack on your face...Even if you have to store ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Achong
18 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Depends: There probably will be some discomfort for a few days. However, pain medications can get you through this time period. The amount of pain depends i ... Read More
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Usually none: Usually no pain during the procedure. Local anesthesia, sometimes with oral or IV sedation. Postop pain managed with pain medication. For best result, ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Roccia
17 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Get back in the game: Depending on the difficulty of the extractions your surgeon will give specific post operative instructions, but expect to be back to normal within 48- ... Read More
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Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Oral surgeon.: For best results, see an oral surgeon. He/she will examine you, explain options, and give complete postoperative instructions.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Post op instructions: Ask your surgeon for guidance.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Klugman
46 years experience Dentistry
Take it easy: Ice packs to reduce swelling. Antiinflammatories for pain and swelling. Gauze to bite on to stop bleeding. Follow the instructions you will be given.
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Dr. Don Millner
43 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Keep mouth clean!: Post-op pain from wisdom teeth extractions can be reduced by taking pre and post op prescriptions but most importantly going into the procedure with ... Read More
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Wisdom tooth tips: Bite on gauze, change pads as become blood soaked. Call surgeon if bleeding 24 hours post surgery. Ice pack on outside of cheek the first 24 hours. M ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Computer Problem: There's a problem diagnosing your specific needs without an exam and radiographs. If you needs a second opinion, go to another local dentist who can a ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Roccia
17 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Too many to list: Over the age of 30, asymptomatic wisdom teeth should be monitored on a regular basis. If symptomatic or demonstrated radiographic factors, an oral su ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jake Richards
12 years experience Dentistry
Meds/ice: Take meds regularly, use ice to reduce swelling, keep area clean but stay away for the first couple days. Don't lie totally flat. Follow the directi ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manami Yamaguchi
25 years experience Dentistry
Soft food: Any soft food that is easy to chew; and does not require lots of chewing to digest; and does not get packed into socket, is recommended. Examples are: ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
They rarely do: Wisdom teeth can be removed with local anesthesia alone. Adding "sweet air" to the mix will relax you and make it all the more comfortable. Some patie ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
50 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Ice Cream after 3 hr: 1st 3 hours - bite firmly on cotton and hold ice against that side of the face. After 3 hours - no more biting on cotton, no more ice, eat ice cream. ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
50 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Follow Instructions: For a list of post operative instructions, go to my web site : dentalproblemsolvers.Com.

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