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Doctor insights on: Cost Of Getting Wisdom Teeth Removed

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What are the anesthesia costs for wisdom teeth removal?

What are the anesthesia costs for wisdom teeth removal?

Depends on area : It depends on length of time of anesthesia ~ general or IV could be anywhere from $ 300-1000.00. ...Read more

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Will teeth shift after getting wisdom teeth removed?

Not usually: Unless you are missing other teeth as well; or your bite is unstable; or your have periodontally involved teeth which would have shifted anyway. ...Read more

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What quantity of worse is getting wisdom teeth removed than getting a normal tooth removed?

What quantity of worse is getting wisdom teeth removed than getting a normal tooth removed?

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 more

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I'm getting 2 wisdom teeth (which are both impacted). How long is the recovery with getting wisdom teeth removed?

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

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Pointy piece of tooth still there years after wisdom teeth removal?

Pointy piece of tooth still there years after wisdom teeth removal?

May not be tooth: There are other possibilities other than a piece of tooth in this area. It may be a bony protuberance or a bone spicule. Have it evaluated to determine exactly what is causing the problem and to determine your options for treatment. ...Read more

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How is getting your wisdom teeth removed?

How is getting your wisdom teeth removed?

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 more

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Do you get some bone removal in impacted wisdom tooth removal?

Sometimes: Most wisdom teeth that are impacted due to an abnormal position and/or partially covered or fully covered by bone will require removal of bone to allow their removal. ...Read more

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Any advice on getting wisdom teeth removed?

Yes: If they are causing pain or alignment concerns then they may need to be removed. Not all wisdom teeth need to be removed. In generals, the older you are, the more difficult the procedure so if it needs to be done do not delay. ...Read more

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What to expect for removal of impacted wisdom tooth?

What to expect for removal of impacted wisdom tooth?

Oral surgeon: Complex question. Many variables. Best advice is to see an oral surgeon for comprehensive history/exam/xrays/video/recommendations. ...Read more

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What is the piece of gum hanging out after getting wisdom teeth removal?

What is the piece of gum hanging out after getting wisdom teeth removal?

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 more

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How painful is getting your wisdom teeth removed?

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How painful is getting your wisdom teeth removed?

Almost painless: With a combination of knowledge, expertise, kindness, proper anesthesia and gentleness, dentists can do a lot to make your wisdom teeth removed uneventful, pleasant, painless and stress free. ...Read more

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What is the average price of getting a wisdom tooth removed?

What is the average price of getting a wisdom tooth removed?

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 more

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I'm getting my braces removed, teeth shifting.?

I'm getting my braces removed, teeth shifting.?

Retainers: It''s not like putting a steel post into concrete. The bone that supports teeth will change based on stress. Look for reasons to wear retainers, not excuses to not wear them. Follow your Orthodontic Specialist's instructions to the letter. ...Read more

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What is the chance of getting dry socket after wisdom teeth removal?

What is the chance of getting dry socket after wisdom teeth removal?

Possible: It is possible depending on the type of procedure you had. Follow your dentist's instructions and report any swelling or pain. ...Read more

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After getting my wisdom teeth extracted, why are some of my front teeth numb?

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 more

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What is the recovery time for getting all 4 wisdom teeth removed?

What is the recovery time for getting all 4 wisdom teeth removed?

About a week: It really depends on how complicated the procedure was for the surgeon and how well the patient follows post op instructions. In most routine cases the patient is usually back to normal within a week or two at the most. ...Read more

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What's the average price of wisdom tooth extractions?

What's the average price of wisdom tooth extractions?

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 more

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I had my wisdom teeth removed. Will the remaining crowded teeth spread backwards by themselves?

I had my wisdom teeth removed. Will the remaining crowded teeth spread backwards by themselves?

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 more

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Opinions on keeping wisdom teeth or getting them pulled?

Opinions on keeping wisdom teeth or getting them pulled?

X-ray/exam needed: Most times to avoid a future problem , take them out while young. If impacted the wisdom tooth may harm the second molar. If it has swelled up a fw times , probably needs extraction. Go to aaoms.Org for more answers. ...Read more

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Wisdom teeth removal and impacted canine tooth operation! how much does it cost?

Wisdom teeth removal and impacted canine tooth operation! how much does it cost?

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 more

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Dr. Marvin Ott
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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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Wisdom Tooth Extraction (Definition)

This simply means removal of the wisdom teeth which are the third (and sometimes fourth molars). Molars are the bigger teeth toward the back of your mouth, and we count them ...Read more