Top
20
Doctor insights on: How Long Does Your Wisdom Teeth Take To Heal

Share

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


2

2
Please tell me how long it takes for to heal from getting your wisdom teeth out?

Please tell me how long it takes for to heal from getting your wisdom teeth out?

A few days: Usually primary healing is 1 - 3 days. You should be close to getting back to your normal schedule by then. Complete healing will take longer, possibly up to 2 - 3 weeks.

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
If your bottom wisdom teeth were impacted how long should it take for the hole to heal?

If your bottom wisdom teeth were impacted how long should it take for the hole to heal?

A month or so: A normal procedure in removing teeth on a healthy individual should be 1-2 months.

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
How long can it take for wisdom teeth surgery to heal?

How long can it take for wisdom teeth surgery to heal?

Depends on..,,.: Is it a simple extraction of an intact tooth? Then expect a quicker, less eventful healing. Is it an impacted tooth (under the gum line and imbedded in the bone)? Then expect more uncomfortable and longer healing period. Those represent the two extremes, your teeth removal may be somewhat between what i described.

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
How long does it take to fully heal after having your wisdom teeth removed?

How long does it take to fully heal after having your wisdom teeth removed?

Approx 1 week: Depends on what you mean by fully healed. Should be out of discomfort within 1 week. You may there's a "hole" there for an additional week depending on how extensive the surgery is.

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
I'm wondering how long does it take wisdom teeth holes with stitches to heal?

I'm wondering how long does it take wisdom teeth holes with stitches to heal?

Wizzie X: If you had sutures it probably was a surgical extraction..... Allow about 2 weeks for initial healing and depending on the amount of manipulation required to remove the tooth one or two months.

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
How long does it normally take wisdom teeth extractions to heal?

How long does it normally take wisdom teeth extractions to heal?

14-21 days: It takes months for the empty socket left behind in the extraction site to fully heal into new bone. However, as far as what you can see in the mouth, in 14-21 days the gingiva should close and the gums will appear more-or-less completely healed.

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
I wanted to see how long does it take for wisdom teeth extractions to heal?

I wanted to see how long does it take for wisdom teeth extractions to heal?

Depends: Depends on your overall general health, your oral health, any meds or supplements you take, degree of difficulty of the surgery, training/skill/experience of the surgeon, drinking/smoking, etc. Please discuss this question with your specialist Oral Surgeon after you have been examined.

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
I'm wondering how long does it take to heal from wisdom teeth removal surgery?

I'm wondering how long does it take to heal from wisdom teeth removal surgery?

About a week: Usually the extraction site is almost covered over after one week. The socket doesn't fill in completely until about six weeks.

11

11
How long will it take for four impacted wisdom teeth extractions to heal?

How long will it take for four impacted wisdom teeth extractions to heal?

7 to 10 days: Typically it takes about a week for healing following third molar removal. Variables for extended healing time would be age, existing infection, smoking and others. For full gum surface to close is about two weeks and internal bone healing takes months. Most discomfort however should be gone within ten days.

See 4 more doctor answers
12

12
For how long does it take for your mouth to heal from removal of wisdom teeth?

Varies: Depends on the severity of your surgery and your healing capabilities. A few days to two weeks is the range. There is no single time frame for everyone.

13

13
How long is it supposed to it take for your mouth to heal from removal of wisdom teeth?

Wisdom teeth: Ten to fourteen days for initial healing. Six to nine months for bony healing. The sockets heal from the bottom up.

15

15
How long does it take for your gums to heal after wisdom teeth extractions?

How long does it take for your gums to heal after wisdom teeth extractions?

Depends: People have different healing ability. General health status and difficulty level of extraction affect the healing speed. Averagely, your gum in extraction area need 5-7 days to cover and close the opeing of extraction socket. But total healing needs up to 1 year after extraction; however, 90% of healing will be done in 6 monthes.

See 1 more doctor answer
16

16
How long does it take for wisdom teeth extraction holes to heal? How long do I have to irrigate them? They were stitched.

Depends: It depends on what was required to remove the teeth. Everyone heals differently. The average is a couple of weeks for the skin to grow over the hole. It will take 3 months for the bone to grow back. Hope that helps.

See 1 more doctor answer
17

17
Yesterday i was at hospital getting 4 teeth out to make room for wisdom teeth i'm swollen and taken painkillers how long does it take to heal competly?

Recovery: After tooth extractions, depending on how much surgery was required to remove the teeth, pain and swelling can actually increase for the first 48-72 hours, so don't be surprised if your symptoms get worse before they get better. You should note a reduction in your pain and swelling beyond the second or third day if all goes well. If your concerned or if your symptoms persist, contact your surgeon.

See 1 more doctor answer
18

18
Usually how long does it take for the bottom wisdom teeth to heal over (the gums, not the bone) after surgical extraction?

Usually how long does it take for the bottom wisdom teeth to heal over (the gums, not the bone) after surgical extraction?

7 days: Wisdom teeth extraction is a surgical procedure and is not completely risk-free. Pain, swelling, bad breath and infection following surgery is usually at its worst 24 – 48 hours after surgery. After that it should subside more and more every day and after 7 days stop. Good luck.

See 2 more doctor answers
19

19
How long does dry socket take to heal? With wisdom teeth Anything to help speed recovery! In major pain! All the way up to my ear and throbbing

Dry socket: See the dentist or oral surgeon that did the extraction ASAP if you think you have a dry socket. This needs treatment to relieve your pain and promote healing of the extraction site.

See 3 more doctor answers
20

20
How long do wisdom teeth take to all grow in?

How long do wisdom teeth take to all grow in?

Three: It takes three years for the top of the tooth to develop (the crown). Three years for the root to develop and three years for the tooth to erupt. Wisdom teeth, what we call 3rd molars, usually erupt, if they are going to, between the late teens and early twenties.

See 3 more doctor answers
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
4 doctors shared insights

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