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Dr. Oscar Novick
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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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Could having your wisdom teeth pulled hurt?

Talk to your dentist: They usually will not hurt during the procedure, unless they are extremely infected, in which case the anesthetic may not work as well. Talk to your dentist or oral surgeon and determine if being "asleep" during the procedure would be beneficial. Post operative discomfort is often greater with more difficult extractions (when bone needs to be removed to gain access to the teeth). ...Read more

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Could it hurt to get your wisdom teeth pulled out?

Not during.: When performed by an experienced dentist, the discomfort and post operative pain will be minimal, even with difficult wisdom teeth extractions. Your best bet is to see an oral surgeon, but there are many general dentists who are more than capable of performing wisdom teeth extractions. ...Read more

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How much does getting your wisdom teeth pulled hurt?

How much does getting your wisdom teeth pulled hurt?

Some discomfort: You should not feel any pain during wisdom tooth extraction. The dentist can use nitrous oxide, local anesthetic, or even IV sedation to make it an easy experience for you. After extraction, the dentist will give you a prescription for a few days to ease the pain. You will feel some discomfort for a couple weeks but it should improve gradually daily. It's not as bad as people make it out to be. ...Read more

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How much does getting your wisdom teeth pulled hurt?

How much does getting your wisdom teeth pulled hurt?

IT depends: On the difficulty of the extractions and the patients tolerance to pain. Every one and every situation is different. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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How bad willit really hurt to get your wisdom teeth pulled?

Varies: Post operative pain is generally related to the trauma incurred during the procedure. The trauma is related to the preoperative condition of the surgical site. If a wisdom tooth is impacted by soft tissue less trauma occurs than if it is impacted in bone. If the tooth is erupted there is even less trauma. The best information can be gained by discussing your case with your oral surgeon. ...Read more

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How much does it hurt after you get your wisdom teeth pulled?

How much does it hurt after you get your wisdom teeth pulled?

Depends: Each individual perceives and handles pain differently. There is obviously some level of discomfort with wisdom teeth surgery. Some patients report an uneventful postoperative recovery and others may experience significant discomfort. Factors affecting this may include the level of difficulty in removing the teeth, type of anesthesia used, and pain medication prescribed. ...Read more

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Can you tell me, how bad does getting wisdom teeth pulled hurt?

Comfortable: Not bad at all. Make sure your evaluation/treatment is done by a board certified oral surgeon. No pain during procedure. Pain meds make postop course very tolerable. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it hurt after you have wisdom teeth pulled?

How long is it supposed to it hurt after you have wisdom teeth pulled?

It depends: This will depend on your particular case. You should follow the instructions that your oral surgeon gives you. For a simple extraction you may have pain for a few days. You will have pain for a longer period of time if your wisdom teeth were impacted and the surgeon had to surgically remove them. ...Read more

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Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Tooth Extraction (Definition)

Tooth extraction means removing an entire tooth or teeth from the jawbone. ...Read more