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My molars hurt very bad 8 days after having my wisdom teeth pulled. Should it still be hurting?

My molars hurt very bad 8 days after having my wisdom teeth pulled. Should it still be hurting?

Call dentist: They could still be bruised from the extraction. Take some anti-inflammatories and call your dentist who removed the tooth. ...Read more

Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Wisdom Teeth (Definition)

Wisdom teeth are the last molars to "come in" to a person's mouth. They usually emerge when someone is 17 to 21 years old. Many wisdom teeth become impacted for lack of room in the mouth, and ...Read more


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Is it possible to go back to work the day after having my wisdom teeth pulled?

Is it possible to go back to work the day after having my wisdom teeth pulled?

Yes, it is possible: Depending upon the severity of the impactions, and the number of wisdom teeth removed, it is possible to go to work the next day as long as you are careful to avoid strenuous activity, and you follow the recommended precautions to promote healing of the extraction sites. ...Read more

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What is the likelihood I can go back to work the day after having my wisdom teeth pulled?

What is the likelihood I can go back to work the day after having my wisdom teeth pulled?

Take one day: Depends upon what is your occupation and the amount of pain or discomfort you can tolerate if you don't have complications like bleeding or infection and whether or not you required general anesthesia or only local. You may require to take strong analgesics with drowsiness and be incapacitated to think clearly. I would at least take one day post op. ...Read more

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How long after having my wisdom teeth pulled can I eat ice cream?

How long after having my wisdom teeth pulled can I eat ice cream?

Plain Ice Cream: Yes, you can as long as there are no nuts or any chunky ingredients that can go inside the socket. The cold temperature from ice cream is soothing as well. Just eat the right amount because indulging too much sugar when you want to recover faster is not the best thing you want in your diet after surgery. ...Read more

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What can I do to make the swollen mouth better after having my wisdom teeth pulled?

What can I do to make the swollen mouth better after having my wisdom teeth pulled?

Homeopathy: Homeopathic hypericum is amazing after tooth extraction to decrease pain and swelling. Ice/cool packs also help. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens if i don't get my wisdom teeth pulled?

Depends: The answer depends on your age, the position and/or malposition of the teeth, whether or not there is any existing pathology or problem with the teeth or surrounding structures, as well as your oral hygiene skills. ...Read more

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Do i need to get a catheter when i get my wisdom teeth pulled?

Do i need to get a catheter when i get my wisdom teeth pulled?

Never: A wisdom teeth procedure with sedation by an oral surgeon should not take more 30-45 min on average (includes prep time, procedure time and recovery time). The procedure is very short and a catheter is not needed, unless the patient has a bladder issue. ...Read more

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How much swelling is normal after getting my wisdom teeth pulled?

How much swelling is normal after getting my wisdom teeth pulled?

Depends: If the wisdom teeth are all erupted (visible) then slight to moderate swelling for about 4 days. If the teeth are all impacted (underneath the gums) then expect moderate or greater swelling for a longer period of time. Also, a lot depends on your own healing rate and age. Some people heal and swell less than others and often younger heal quicker. ...Read more

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Can I eat spicy foods the day after getting my wisdom teeth pulled?

Can I eat spicy foods the day after getting my wisdom teeth pulled?

Not recommended...: Eating spicy foods within the first couple days may irritate the extraction site and cause burns or delay healing. Eat only soft foods, such as yogurt, milk shakes, mash potatoes or applesauce for the first 24 hours. Start eating semisoft foods when you can tolerate them. ...Read more

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Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Tooth Extraction (Definition)

Tooth extraction means removing an entire tooth or teeth from the jawbone. ...Read more