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Doctor insights on: How To Take Out Wisdom Teeth

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Could you describe how to take out wisdom teeth?

Could you describe how to take out wisdom teeth?

Depends: Depends on the wisdom tooth's position and if its path of withdrawl is blocked. Basically, any tooth is removed by separating the root from the surrounding bone (socket) and attachment. This is done by expanding the bone (rocking the tooth), or by using thin instruments, or by using a dental drill. The tooth might need to be sectioned (cut/split) to clear any obstructions. Anesthesia is anothe. ...Read more

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
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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 they take wisdom teeth out?

How can they take wisdom teeth out?

Depends: Depends on the tooth position. If fully erupted in the mouth - simple extraction. If impacted, may need a gum flap, removal of bone, and sectioning of the tooth. ...Read more

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When to take out wisdom teeth?

Every mouth differs: Not every wisdom tooth needs to come out. Some come into your mouth is a good position that allows you to keep it clean and use it. Others come in at bad angles, or in positions that don't allow it to be kept clean. If they do need to be removed, it is better to have them out while you are still young. The older we get the harder our bone gets, so the extractions can be harder to do. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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Usually how long can wisdom teeth recovery take?

Usually how long can wisdom teeth recovery take?

Depends: Recovery from any surgery depends on the difficulty of your surgery, your age and physical status, type of anesthesia or sedation provided, and more importantly your mental status or frame of mind (perception and response to pain or discomfort). Some patients resume normal activity the same day, while others may have a more prolonged recovery time. ...Read more

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How long does it take for wisdom teeth to grow in?

Age 20-22: If your wisdom teeth have not erupted by age 22 then they are probably impacted. Have your dentist x- ray and evaluate. Impacted wisdom teeth can cause serious problems and should be removed! ...Read more

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How much time does it take to remove wisdom teeth?

How much time does it take to remove wisdom teeth?

Varies: The amount of time varies based on the difficulty of the extraction, and really does not matter as long as the procedure is completed correctly and painlessly. An oral surgeon is trained to remove even the toughest of teeth in a matter of minutes. ...Read more

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Would it hurt a lot when i take my wisdom teeth out?

Would it hurt a lot when i take my wisdom teeth out?

Depends: If not infected and you are in good health, usually it is a minor inconvenience. I recommend that you do all at one sitting with a general anesthesia. ...Read more

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How long does it take for wisdom teeth to fully erupt?

How long does it take for wisdom teeth to fully erupt?

Varies: Some wisdom teeth never fully erupt. If a person has room for wisdom teeth to erupt in their mouth then eruption occurs around ages 17 to 21. ...Read more

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How long does it take for wisdom teeth to come through?

How long does it take for wisdom teeth to come through?

Start at age 18...: As a rule, the third molars (wisdom teeth) erupt between the ages of 18 and 25. But, as in all things in medicine, the bell curve of averages includes those as young as 14 and, in my experience, those as old as their 40s. Some erupt completely; some only partially erupt (highly prone to infection: decay and gum disease); and some never erupt. Full eruption of a tooth can take a couple months. ...Read more

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