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How Much Is It To Get Your Wisdom Teeth Removed
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Ice, rest and meds: Apply an ice pack to your face as soon as the procedure is over. If possible, place an ice chest in your car to hold ice packs. Take the prescribed medication as directed. Ask the dentist if you can take ibuprophen to decrease swelling. Obey the four s's : no sucking from straw, slurping from spoon, smoking, or steamy hot foods for 24 hours. Keep your head elevated and rest. Best of luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It depends: Speaking regarding wisdom teeth removal, there is no doubt that today that it can be done very confortablely with excellent anesthesia and IV sedation that you wake up and everything is done without you remembering a thing. Premedication with anti infamatory and anti swelling perscriptions can make even your experience afterwards very comfortable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Shouldnt: When your teeth are pulled you should be numb how you feel after depends if the teeth were impacted or not. If bone needs to be removed there will be swelling and more post op discomfort, if they are in the mouth and erupted there should be minimal post op pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It Varies: Wisdom teeth can be impacted (in the bone), partially impacted and erupted. The complexity of removing them is typically related to the level of impaction. There should be no pain during the procedure if you are properly anesthetized but afterwards some discomfort is expected. The pain level varies for everyone, but usually significant pain only lasts 24 to 48 hours. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Any surgical procedure will have some degree of discomfort. The unknown variable is how each person perceives and handles the discomfort. Wisdom tooth surgery can be performed with a number of different anesthetic and sedation options. The best advice would be for you to discuss your concerns with your dentist or surgeon and have your surgery performed with an option you both agree upon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes.: Sure there are some folks who have impacted wisdom teeth their whole lives without ever having them removed, but do you want to risk having to deal with an infected or cystic wisdom tooth at at later age? If you've been told they need to come out and the reasons are clear, do it while you are young. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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