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How many days on average will pain and swelling last after a wisdom tooth extraction of an erupted wisdom tooth? Will the pain be bearable?

How many days on average will pain and swelling last after a wisdom tooth extraction of an erupted wisdom tooth? Will the pain be bearable?

O.Surgery guidelines: Guidelines to determine degree of difficulty in removing wisdom teeth and predicting post-op pain and swelling. Tooth position is a major determinant in the methods used in extractions. Generally, more fully erupted teeth require less surgical intervention. Angled or tilted teeth, no. of roots and curvature of roots may require sectioning of the roots resulting in more pain and swelling. ...Read more

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When does a tooth need extraction?

When does a tooth need extraction?

Variety of reasons: Impacted wisdom teeth, supernumerary teeth, broken or damaged by decay, braces treatment, any infections, tumors or bone disease, etc. ...Read more

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How long does a extraction of a tooth take?

How long does a extraction of a tooth take?

how long: After the area is numb the extraction should take anywhere from 1 minute to 1/2 hour....Depending on the complexity of the extraction. ...Read more

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Could normal extraction for impacted tooth be done?

Could normal extraction for impacted tooth be done?

Surgery normal: The removal of an impacted tooth is not a simple one. Normally, the impacted tooth will need to be surgically exposed since it is covered by skin and/or bone. The surgeon can then remove the tooth, sometimes in sections. Most are done under sedation but not always necessary. It can be easier on patient. ...Read more

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How can I manage pain from extraction of first tooth after canine?

Follow instructions: I'm sure the dentist that removed your 1st premolar gave you post-surgical instructions. Please follow them. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could normal extraction for impacted tooth be done?

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Please tell me, could normal extraction for impacted tooth be done?

Normal?: Do you mean "nonsurgically" when you refer to the term "normal"? Impacted tooth require surgery to remove but it is still a regular, normal procedure of which the result is predictable and the procedure sometimes is not complicated to perform. If the orientation of the tooth inside the bone is upright, it is rather very simple and "normal" to extract. ...Read more

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How do I know if my extraction sight of my tooth is healing properly?

How do I know if my extraction sight of my tooth is healing properly?

Any problems ?: Do you have any major pain, swelling, or discharge? Do you feel a little bit sore, but not enough that otc pain meds don't work? If so, then it appears you are healing properly. ...Read more

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My tooth hurts so bad after a failed extraction. Is there a way to fix this?

My tooth hurts so bad after a failed extraction. Is there a way to fix this?

Pros: The best way dentists know to alleviate tooth pain is by either taking out the tooth or by taking out the nerve of the tooth. Either of those two scenarios done by a dentist, oral surgeon, or endodontist has to be your choice. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i can manage pain from extraction of first tooth after canine?

Pain meds: Either otc pain meds or narcotics prescribed by your dentist should be able to relieve any discomfort that you may have. ...Read more