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How long does swelling last after wisdom tooth extraction?

How long does swelling last after wisdom tooth extraction?

2-5 days: If you placed ice on the outside of your face right after the extractions, the selling normally peaks at 48 hours then should stabilize and slowly go down. If you did not use ice it could go on longer. ...Read more

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Dr. Louis Gallia
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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


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How long does the pain normally last after tooth extraction/bone graft?

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How long does the pain normally last after tooth extraction/bone graft?

Vary: It is vary from 1 day to 4 weeks depending on the severity and healing of the graft. No graft should be done on the site of infection unless absolute necessary. It is much better to resolve the infection first prior to grafting. ...Read more

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How long does the pain last after a tooth extraction?

How long does the pain last after a tooth extraction?

Depends: Discomfort after a tooth extraction can last up to a week, depending on the severity of the situation and the difficulty of the extraction. Otc meds can help, as well as prescription narcotics, to help with symptoms. ...Read more

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How long does the numbness last after wisdom teeth removal?

How long does the numbness last after wisdom teeth removal?

Two to 8 hours: Most common local anesthetic used is Lidocaine with Epinephrine lasting 2 to 4 hours. If a longer acting anesthetic was used it could last 6- 8 yours. ...Read more

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How long does bleeding last after wisdom tooth extraction?

How long does bleeding last after wisdom tooth extraction?

A day or so: Heavy bleeding should subside right away. Some oozing can occur for a day or two. If you are having heavy bleeding, you may wish to place a tea bag (lipton black tea) on the socket. The tannic acid will help control the bleeding. If it does not subside, see your oral surgeon. ...Read more

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How long will the pain from wisdom teeth extraction last?

How long will the pain from wisdom teeth extraction last?

Depends: Some patients have no pain and some have a ton. Some are great the next day, and some develop dry socket. I have found that typically the younger the patients are, the better they heal and the less pain they have. It is also directly related to the extent of the surgical procedure. Some 3rd molar surgeries are extensive. Contact your surgeon and they might have a ballpark figure. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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How long does the pain last for wisdom extractions?

How long does the pain last for wisdom extractions?

Wisdom tooth pain: It depends. If you are not infected with a topical bone infection about 3-4days. If your teeth extracted were under the bone then longer. If your wisdom teeth were very mis-aligned sideways then longer. If you should get a very rotten sweet odor in your mouth, then you have a topical bone infection. See the doc, they'll fix it right up. In spite of every thing you' heal up okay , you will be fine. ...Read more

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How long does soreness last after tooth extraction?

How long does soreness last after tooth extraction?

One day to: 14 days is my standard answer. Depends on which tooth , the condition of the area prior to surgery, the surgical difficulty, your oral hygiene efficiency, your immune system/healing response and many other factors. Medication for the soreness should help. Nsaids are usually excellent. Ask your surgeon. ...Read more

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How long does trismus usually last after wisdom teeth extraction?

How long does trismus usually last after wisdom teeth extraction?

It varies: Depending on how severe the teeth were impacted and how difficult they were to remove, 1-2 weeks would be expected. ...Read more

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How long will tooth extraction pain last?

How long will tooth extraction pain last?

Extraction pain: Normally from a few hours to a day or two and can range from mild to moderate(to severe). Regardless, your dentist can prescribe an appropriate pain medication to keep you comfortable. There is a wide range of post-operative recovery timetables. Was is a loose baby tooth? Simple extraction? Difficult extraction? Severely impacted wisdom tooth? Your pain threshold? Etc. No simple answer here. ...Read more

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How long should swelling last after wisdom tooth extraction?

How long should swelling last after wisdom tooth extraction?

Average 4 days: Recovery from any surgery depends on many factors, from patient age and health, to the difficulty of the surgery. Were the teeth erupted or deeply impacted? Some people go back to school or work the next day, others can take up to a week. ...Read more

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How long after a wisdom teeth extraction does pain and swelling die down?

Varies: This varies from case to case based upon the difficulty of the extraction, skill of the surgeon and whether it was infected or not. Also the patients pain tolerance can influence it. Generally speaking 3-7 days. ...Read more

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How long does wisdom tooth pain last?

How long does wisdom tooth pain last?

It depends: Without knowing how badly were the wisdom teeth and how extensive was the surgery, it would be hard to say for sure, for simple extractions the pain may last a few days, for more complicated impacted teeth, the pain may last a few weeks to subside, assuming you are not getting an infection. It is important to seek highly skilled oral surgeons for deep impacted wisdom teeth. ...Read more

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How Long Does Wisdom Tooth Pain Last?

????: Do you mean after surgery? Or just painful. If a wisdom tooth is painful, you'll likely have intermittent pain until removed. For best results with wisdom teeth, make sure you are evaluated and treated by a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon. ...Read more

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Normally, how long would the pain from wisdom tooth extraction usually last?

Normally, how long would the pain from wisdom tooth extraction usually last?

Varies: A few days to a few weeks. Depends on your personal make-up and the difficulty of the procedure. Days 2-3 often the worst, with gradually diminishing discomfort after that. If your experience is anything other than this, call your oral surgeon. ...Read more

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How long does tooth extraction pain last?

Few days: most of the time the pain should not be noticeable with proper medication ( pain killers and antibiotics) and dental care, complicated surgical procedures requiring opening of the gums and cutting bone may take a little longer, a week or two, and may need stronger medications. Your dentist should be able to give you a better idea depending on you particular case. ...Read more

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Normally, how long would the pain of wisdom tooth extraction last?

Normally, how long would the pain of wisdom tooth extraction last?

1 day to 1 week: Very hard to predict how you will react to the surgery since it is unknown how fast you heal, your pain tolerance, and the difficulty of the extraction. ...Read more

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How long does the tooth extraction injection pain last?

A few seconds: The pinch from the needle vanishes almost instantly as the injection starts to take effect. ...Read more

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How long does bleeding last after wisdom teeth extraction?

Extraction : Most wisdomm tooth extractions are sutured and there may be pink in the saliva up to 24 hours. Just bite ona tea bag and it should stop, if it doesn't go to a doctor asap. If you are getting red in the saliva from active bleeding go to a doctor or hospital immediate. ...Read more

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Tooth Extraction (Definition)

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