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should i extract my wisdom teeth

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
See a dentist: To be properly advised of treatment, you need to know if you have wisdom teeth, the stage of development they are in, as well as their position or loc ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Need exam to know : Wisdom teeth are extracted when there is not enough room for them to erupt and function normally. Your dentist will use x-rays to help make this dete ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Lee Hinson
37 years experience Dentistry
Removal of wisdom: Teeth is certainly tied to several days of post-operative soreness and discomfort. The average patient can experience 7-14 days of symptoms after surg ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
49 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Exercise: Best preparation is to slowly exercise your mouth from fully closed to fully open and closed again. This should be done several times a day to condit ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Dabney
40 years experience Orthodontics
Wisdom teeth: Your pain will be moderate in most cases. Follow all post-op instuctions. You will be given pain meds for the first few days. Good luck.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Behram Dalal
30 years experience Dentistry
Many reasons : Can dictate when wisdom teeth need to be removed, pain probably being the most common. Your dentist is probably the best one to advise you if and whe ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Absolutely: If you are talking about the bone underneath, it will heal and fill in the socket. If you are talking about the gum tissue, the answer is still yes.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
No: If they're asymptomatic, they can be watched by your dentist.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Ask your doc: Office policies can vary. Ask your doc who removes your wisdom teeth if you can have them after they are removed. Be aware that some of the teeth ma ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Oral surgeon: Too complicated to discuss without specific questions to answer. Important to see a board certified oral surgeon. He will show you a wisdom tooth vide ... Read More

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