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recovery time for wisdom teeth removal surgery

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
36 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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
42 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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Mjos
44 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 female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
9 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 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
34 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 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Levine
34 years experience Pediatrics
Get an x-ray: An x-ray reveal whether your suspicion is correct.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Green
9 years experience Dentistry
3-7 days: If the extractions are done correctly and you were prepared properly before the extractions with antibiotic rinses and 800 mg of Ibuprofen for 24 hour ... Read More

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