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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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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Tooth Pain (Definition)

Just what it says. Pain may be localized or diffuse, sharp or dull, aching or throbbing. May be from a host of different causes, the most common being infection. It requires immediate treatment, pain indicates the cause has significantly progressed. Please ...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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How long does wisdom tooth eruption pain last?

How long does wisdom tooth eruption pain last?

Painful wisdom: If your wisdom tooth is impacted and is painful from that you should see a dentist. Most dentists will recommend removal of the wisdom teeth especially if painful. Eruption time of the wisdom tooth is different for each person and different for each one as well and the length of time of pain associated with it is hence different. ...Read more

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How long should it take for sleeve to start working on wisdom tooth pain?

How long should it take for sleeve to start working on wisdom tooth pain?

Sleeve?: Do you mean Aleve (naproxen)? Pain medication temporary solution. See wisdom tooth expert for consultation. 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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How long after stopping wisdom tooth pain meds can I drive?

How long after stopping wisdom tooth pain meds can I drive?

12 hours: On average, 12 hours waiting time should be enough, but medicines can have different effects on different people. So it ultimately depends on the medicine you are taking. If you have any impairment, dont even think about driving. Get a ride from a friend or stay home. This is a good question for a pharmacist. ...Read more

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I feel wisdom tooth pain?

I feel wisdom tooth pain?

See your dentist: It could simply be food stuck behind the tooth. It could be the gum tissue getting squished between the top tooth and the bottom tooth. It could be the beginning of an infection. An evaluation by your dentist is the best way to figure out which of these is causing your problem. In the mean time warm salt water rinses may help flush out anything that is caught back there and make it feel better. ...Read more

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How can I ease wisdom tooth pain?

OTC Pain meds: ..Until you can get to your dentist to determine if that tooth needs to be extracted. ...Read more

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What can cause wisdom tooth pain?

What can cause wisdom tooth pain?

A few causes: Infection, pressure from eruption, tooth decay, cyst associated with wisdom tooth. See the wisdom tooth expert - oral surgeon. 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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How can I control wisdom tooth pain?

How can I control wisdom tooth pain?

Meds, oral surgeon: OTC meds and saline rinses for now. Most painful wisdom teeth require extraction. 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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How can I deal with wisdom tooth pain?

How can I  deal with wisdom tooth pain?

Dentist: See a dentist as soon as you can. They can determine the source of the pain and treat it accordingly. Untill you are able to see them use some over the counter pain medications. ...Read more

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