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is wisdom teeth removal considered a surgery

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
About a week: Usually the extraction site is almost covered over after one week. The socket doesn't fill in completely until about six weeks.

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
No: It is not normal for you jaws or TMJ to pop when opening after wisdom tooth surgery. In order to remove wisdom teeth, the mouth is usually opened and ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
33 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Depends on healing: While i don't condone smoking any thing at any time as it is bad for your overall health... To answer your question. It depends on how fast you heal. ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
WNL: Its within normal limits. Not all wisdom tooth surgeries are the same, and yours may be taking a bit longer to heal.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Not really: Maybe your neck was in an awkward position during the surgery and you sustained a bad sprain. If not better with pain meds and heat,rest, then see the ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Levine
33 years experience Pediatrics
Get an x-ray: An x-ray reveal whether your suspicion is correct.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Not recommended: Research results seem to show that marijuana can start a young person's schizophrenia sooner than if he did not use marijuana. If one has any family h ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Mjos
43 years experience Dentistry
NO: You can put it back in a few days after surgery. It will take longer to close, unless you just had the piercing recently and it is not full y healed.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
8 years experience Dentistry
Depends: It will depend on the amount of time the ring is out. Discuss with your doctor prior to the procedure.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debi Williams
25 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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