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A 31-year-old member asked:

Just got 4 impacted wisdom teeth removed, help me with the pain?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 56 years experience
Pain medication: The dentist who removed your wisdom teeth is the one to discuss and prescribe pain medication with you. Call that office.
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 47 years experience
Narcotic meds: Impacted teeth can be very painful. Your oral surgeon should have prescribed narcotic pain meds and given you a complete list of instructions. Until you contact him/her, use OTC pain meds, ice.
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 38 years experience
Pain medication: In most cases simple over-the-counter pain relief is enough to ease any discomfort.or pain. Rx pain medication may be especially helpful if bone has been removed. Call your surgeon for Rx if needed.
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