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Cost Of Getting Wisdom Teeth Removed
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Not many: As far as healing goes if you follow all of the pre and post operative instructions. My patients have little if any swelling or post operative pain and I do 99% of them under local only. Most have them removed on a thurs and are back in the world on monday. If your case is more complex with the nerve being involved other issue may arise however if it is straight forward the above applies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm getting 2 wisdom teeth (which are both impacted). How long is the recovery with getting wisdom teeth removed?
A few days: You should be pretty well recovered after a few days. If not talk to your surgeon as there is quite a bit of variation depending on the severity of the surgery and who has done it for you. ...Read more
Recovery in 2-3 days: Pain is the usual complaint from wisdom teeth, and recovery is in 2-3 days. The position of your teeth (above the tissue or under the tissue) plus age influences the healing time. Diet is also affected as you are limited to soft foods for several days during the recovery. Return to normal activity is usually uneventful and within 2 to 4 days. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Loose gum.: Sometimes, after a wisdom tooth is removed, the gum tissue will be "flapping". Some dentists leave it that way and other dentists will either remove it or stitch it to the rest of the gum. No matter which way, it will eventually heal and you'll be fine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies: The fee may vary from office to office, as well as geographic location of the office. The associated costs may include a consultation, x-ray(s), type of anesthesia utilized, as well as any medications that may be prescribed for you. The postion and location of the wisdom tooth will also be a factor in the fee charged. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nerve issue: The nerves to the upper front teeth run along the nasal floor and drop to the teeth through a small foramen behind them so it would be hard to injure these nerves with wisdom teeth extraction. The nerves to the lower front teeth pass through the lower jaw and can be close to wisdom teeth and be damaged. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: It depends if you have insurance, the zip code you area located in, if you requrie sedation and if the teeth are impacted. See a dentist or an oral surgeon for an evaluation. Ball park for a set of 4 wisdom teeth with sedation, no insurance can run about $2000. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not likely: Teeth want to drift forward, not back, with or without wisdom teeth. Crowding does not self-correct, it gets worse with age. If front teeth are crowded, ask your dentist to refer you to an orthodontic specialist for discussion of treatment options. You owe it to yourself to at least explore options. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Depends: The total fee may depend on where you live, whether or not you are insured, if the procedure is an eligible procedure covered under your insurance, the position of the teeth, type of anesthesia provided, where your surgery is performed, as well as the surgeon performing your surgery. You may also incur a charge for a consultation visit as well as any necessary x-rays. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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