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How Long Does It Take For Recovery From A Molar Tooth Extraction
Six weeks: Removing a tooth, especially a molar is a big deal. It leaves a surface wound the size of half a dollar bill, that can become infected if food is present, followed by bacteria. Often it is already infected prior to extraction that can lead to a systemic bacteremia. This is been blamed for plaque deposits in arteries. Follow all instructions, keep hygiene good, liquid diet for five days. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
1 day to weeks: The recoverytime will depend on how 1. How many teeth wer removed? 2. Were they extracted easily or was a dental handpiece used to remove bone around the tooth. (were the teeth above or below your gum line. 3. Are you getting exercise several times a week or you do not exercise at all. 4. Younger people recover faster than older people. 5. Do you have any medical issues or not. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2-6 weeks, varies : Following a tooth extraction you can should generally feel a gradual improvement in your symptoms over the first 2 weeks. If you feel like the pain is getting worse it is important to see your provider for follow up. Extractions can vary greatly and will take long to heal if bone removal was required. It might also take longer if post op instructions are not followed. ...Read more
1-2 weeks: If you are young and healthy the surgical sites should be healed enough to be symptom free in 1-2 weeks. Make sure that you follow all post op instructions so that there will be a minimal risk of complications. Full healing of the areas will take about 3 months. ...Read more
How long does it take to recover from a bottom molar tooth extraction with a bone graft and stitches?
Define recover: Depends on your definition of recover....If you mean "when can i go back to work?", the answer is the next day--you will be sore, but quite functional. If you mean "when will all pain be gone?", about 2 weeks +/-. "when will it feel like normal again?" after the implant crown is placed! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Depends: The healing process of an extraction depends on the difficulty of the extraction and the resulting trauma to the area involved. The pain from the extraction should disappear gradually and last from a day to possibly a week. However, the pain should never increase from the level felt after the first 24 hours. If it does you should see your practitioner immediately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
1 month: It takes approx. A month for the tissue to heal over the opening in the mouth and months longer for complete bone fill. ...Read more
Please tell me how long it takes for to recover from general anesthesia after a wisdom tooth extraction?
Depends: Depends on your body mass, the type of anesthesia used, the length of the procedure, and how your body metabolizes the anesthetic agent. Usually mostly worn off in 30 minutes to 2-3 hours, but may have some residual effects for 24hrs or longer. No 2 people are alike, so get your support system in order, and follow your oral surgeons post-surgical instructions to the letter. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Erupt..not grow : Wisdom teeth don't grow as you think. They are developing under the gums and when they erupt or make their appearance in your mouth can be anywhere from 14 years old to over 70. Some people don't even have them or they may never erupt or be visible in the mouth. You can have a panoramic type x-ray which will show if you have them and their location in you mouth. That would be best solution. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends.: Recovery will depend on whether or not the wisdom tooth is fully erupted (quick recovery-a day or less), tissue-impacted ( a day or two) or partial bony to full bony impacted (up to a week). Also involved is what is the ease of access to the site and what orientation the tooth is in. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: It really depends upon how intrusive the surgery is. If the teeth are fully formed and infected, recovery can be prolonged. In general, most people are back to work the next day. Smokers run a higher risk of dry socket, which can form 72 hrs after surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
extraction: If you are asking how long it takes to do the procedure, assuming it is uncomplicated, then the answer is somewhere around an hour give or take a little. If you are asking about how long the healing takes then there are two answers. The gum tissue heals quickly, about two weeks and the bone filling in underneath takes about 3 - 4 months, sometimes longer. ...Read more
How long does it take for the periodontist to complete a molar tooth extraction with a bone graft and stitches?
Not long: Most appointments last about an hour including sedation, anesthesia, the procedure, and dismissal. Many like to say how fast they can do things, but anyone can do fast. Quality and the protection, and preservation of the remaining tissue is most important. You will have to live with the results, so make sure to find someone focused on quality, and who will take their time! ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
The permanent molars occupy the most posterior portion of the dental arch. They are the primary grinding teeth in the mouth. Adult humans have twelve molars, in four groups of three at the back of the mouth. The third, rearmost molar in each group is called a wisdom tooth. It is the last tooth to appear, breaking through the gum tissue at about ...Read more
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