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How to ease my mouth pain from incoming wisdom teeth!?

How to ease my mouth pain from incoming wisdom teeth!?

See a dentist.: You need to be seen by a dentist and be evaluated for treatment. You can get some relief with over the counter analgesics like ibuprofen, tylenol (acetaminophen) or aspirin. ...Read more

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Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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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


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How can you stop pain from wisdom teeth coming through?

How can you stop pain from wisdom teeth coming through?

Out they come: The only way to stop the pain is to have them removed. You can rinse with clorhexidine (peridex) which will help temporaily as well. ...Read more

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Why am i still having pain from wisdom teeth removal?

Why am i still having pain from wisdom teeth removal?

Depends: How many days ago did you have your wisdom teeth? Patients tend to be sore for 3-7 days after wisdom teeth removal. Sometimes there is discomfort for 2 weeks depending on the patient, health issues, pain threshold, patient compliance etc. See your dds for a follow up visit. ...Read more

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I have pain from wisdom teeth removal. How do I alleviate this?

I have pain from wisdom teeth removal. How do I alleviate this?

See a dentist: You need to see a dentist for a clinical and radiographic examination to determine why you are having pain from your wisdom teeth. Before you can treat a problem, you first have to identify and diagnose the source of the problem so that the appropriate recommendations and/or options can be provided. ...Read more

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Can you please discuss the quick and efficient ways to get rid of pain from wisdom teeth?

Get to the dentist!: The quickest and best way to get rid of the pain associated with wisdom teeth is to get to the dentist and have them evaluated as to the presence or absence of infection and whether or not they need to be removed. Until then, you can take otc pain medication as advil, motrin, aleve (naproxen) or what you would normally take for a headache. ...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 am i suspose to be in pain from wisdom teeth extraction?

How long am i suspose to be in pain from wisdom teeth extraction?

Post Op Pain: The amount of pain or discomfort you feel is directly proportional to the difficulty of the surgery, the expertise of the surgeon and your individual response to pain (pain threshold, recuperative powers). Typically the worst pain is for 1-3 days and then eases off. You should have been give oral and\or written instructions along with pain medication advice\rx. If in doubt call your dentist. ...Read more

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

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

Premedication: Premedication starting a day before wisdom teeth extractions with a mild steroid (decadron) and an anti-inflammatory (motrin) will do wonders at keeping swelling and pain under control after the procedure. Review this with your treating dentist. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pain from wisdom teeth extraction, how long will it last?

What to do if I have pain from wisdom teeth extraction, how long will it last?

2-3 days: The removal of impacted teeth is a surgical procedure and post-operative pain is a common complaint. For moderate pain take NSAID or Tylenol (acetaminophen) OTC. For severe pain, take the prescribed medication as directed. The pain should subside considerably over the next 2-3 days. ...Read more

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What is the quickest and easiest way to sooth gum pain from wisdom teeth coming in that could be used overnight (while sleeping)?

What is the quickest and easiest way to sooth gum pain from wisdom teeth coming in that could be used overnight (while sleeping)?

Wisdom teeth: Take 600 mg ibuprophen every 6 hours if this is a safe drug for you to take. Keep the area as clean as you can to eliminate food debris. Rinse with warm salt water. See a dentist or oral surgeon asap. ...Read more

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