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Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Depends: The amount of vicodin or any analgesic prescribed by your dentist or surgeon may depend on the number of wisdom teeth removed, the level of difficulty ... Read More
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Depends: Every case is different, the amount so pain varies so the amount and kind of pain relief needed varies for each person. Discus your needs with your o ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Vancil
19 years experience Dentistry
Atvian is ok: Atvian is OK to calm you down, but I would personally recommend Triazolam, which has some amnesic properties to it. I would talk with your dentist ab ... Read More
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Dr. Elton Behner
36 years experience Dentistry
You should follow: the recommendation of the dentist. He/she should be the one prescribing the appropriate medication. He/she should also be qualified to do sedation den ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Syn answered
37 years experience Dentistry
The Oral Surgeon: Some oral surgeons treat TMJ but in any event they need to be included in the team that treats you. You can also let your regular dentist know and he ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Best to see same: Best to see same person as they know what they did and how everything looked before and what to expect. Can someone else do it, yes, but if you have ... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Follow up appt: See your surgeon for a follow up appointment. Your conditions may or may not be related to the extractions.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Likely the same: Although it serves as an anesthesia, the effects vary from one to another. I suspect that you will likely have the same effects you experienced years ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andres Carbunaru
23 years experience Prosthodontics
Same as a filling: The type of anesthetic depends on your medical history, but is not different than the one for doing a filling. Usually we place 2 carpules per tooth.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
45 years experience Dentistry
Varies: Pain from wisdom teeth extractions with normal healing lasts 3-10 days. If you lose the clot exposing bone, the "dry socket" can become excruciating a ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: Maintaining an adequate nutrition following any surgery is important. If you are taking pain medication, it is important to have something in your st ... Read More

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