A 35-year-old member asked:
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curious as to how much does a tooth extraction hurt?

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Dr. Nathan Pfister
11 years experience Dentistry
Pain: Plan on it hurting and if its less than you expected by happy. Usually if you takes around the clock Motrin after ext your feeling much better in a day or 2.
Answered on Jun 30, 2014
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Painless: tooth extraction may sound like an oxymoron, but new techniques and advanced anesthesia are making it a reality for many patients. It helps you to eliminate future complications and improve your general health and quality of life. Do not procrastinate and see your dentist today.
Answered on Aug 22, 2014

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