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i only have one wisdom tooth

A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jakavick
36 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Lonely wisdom tooth: Impacted wisdom tooth removal is not without side effect. During the procedure you should notice some pressure and pulling sensation against your jaw ... Read More
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Dr. James Merrett
28 years experience Dentistry
Wisdom tooth: You can expect to feel pushing and pressure. You may also hear some noise. Since your tooth is impacted, the surgeon or dentist will probably have to ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
42 years experience Dentistry
Hard to say: Important that you know that possibility. A 3d x-ray (cat scan) may clearly show the proximity of your tooth and the mandibular nerve giving the oral ... Read More
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Dr. I. Jay Freedman
42 years experience Dentistry
Get a CBCT Scan 1st: Find an oral surgeon with a 3d cone beam scanner and before any surgery, this form of dental imaging will provide your surgeon with the exact position ... Read More
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Dr. Kenneth Van Stralen
36 years experience Dentistry
Likely no: Any surgery can potentially result in numbness, however, transient or longer lasting numbness following wisdom tooth removal is usually associated wit ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Cregger
14 years experience Dentistry
YES!!!: You can have none, one, two, three, four, or more! i once removed 6 on one patient!
Dr. Gregory Barry
19 years experience Dentistry
Thanks for asking!: Yes. Congenitally missing ( hypodontia) teeth are not rare. But missing 6 or more teeth is rare and diagnosable as oligadontia and, may be assoc ... Read More
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Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Yes. Some have 4, some 3 some 2 and some none.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
49 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Follow Instructions: Depends on where and what position the wisdom tooth is in. Simple? Or complex? Ask your dentist and follow the instrucitons.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
You need to: call your dentist or oral surgeon to answer this question. You do not want to knock the scab off and cause bleeding or impair healing because you hav ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
1 to 14 days: Your post does not say how difficult the extraction was. Also, each patient heals differently. If you are in a lot of pain, then pain meds should help ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
18 years experience Dentistry
Get it checked: See your dentist to get it checked if healing okay.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
35 years experience Periodontics
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.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
43 years experience Endodontics
Extract: At your age it is unusual for a wisdom tooth to erupt fully. Get a consult from an oral surgeon for extraction.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Koos
20 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
One is certainly : Better than having all 4 out at same time (which is what is normally done to limit procedures and recoveries). Mostly will depend on whether it is fu ... Read More

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