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Should You Have A General Anaesthetic To Have Bottom Impacted Wisdom Tooth Out
An impacted tooth is one that is for one of many reasons unable to erupt into the oral cavity: they may be vertical, horizontal, in bone, impacted in soft tissue (gum/gingiva), it may be due to local pathology i.e. Proximity to an extra tooth or undifferentiated mass of tooth like tissue or an "odontoma", it can be due to crowding, and usually it is a wisdom tooth that lacks ...Read more
No, it's optional: Wisdom teeth removal do not require general anesthesia, however the experience my be more comforttable with a milder IV sedation. Local anesthetic is required in either case. In other words, the dentist will numb your mouth so you won't feel any pain. But, if you don't want to hear the possible sounds of cracking, drilling or feeling strong pressure, it's more comfortable to be lightly sedated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am having a general anaesthetic for a wisdom tooth removal, how long will it be in my system? I'm having it Thurs will I be able too work Saturday?
I had an impacted wisdom tooth removed 5 days ago via local anesthetic.I have another 3 (no impact) wisdoms to come out,What's better local or general?
Personal Preference: If you had an impacted wisdom tooth removed under local anesthesia and were comfortable during the procedure, you should do well with the removal of the other three under local anesthesia. Whether or not to choose a general anesthetic may depend upon the level of anticipated difficulty and any anxiety you may have now with multiple extractions being performed in one setting or multiple visits. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had palate pain for 4yrs, had impacted wisdom tooth @cyst removed general anesthetic, now pain has gone? Y did it cause palate pain. Thanks x
Hi, could you tell me if its normal to experience palate sorness after impacted wisdom tooth@cyst(upper) removed had general anesthetic thanks x?
Had impacted wisdom tooth@cyst removed (upper) under general anesthetic now my palate is tight@painful should this pass? Thanks
Hi, is it normal to be spitting blood after extraction of impacted wisdom tooth@cyst under general anesthetic 4days later, thanks x?
Depends... : It really depends how much blood. If it's just a small amount, it can appear to be a lot when it mixes with the saliva. It will generally be pinkish to red, but should not be a great amount. If your mouth is filling up with dark or bright red old and you cannot stop this with pressure you should be seen by your surgeon right away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Impacted wisdom tooth@cyst removed under general anesthetic 5days after spitting some blood, dr on here answered 2 go gp, should I be worried ? Thank
Wisdom tooth postop: Absolutely, go see your surgeon! he will want to know what is going on, and would also want to examine you. Five days after surgery, it's likely nothing is really wrong and you may have spit a blood clot, but the surgical judgment lies in the hands of the doc who did surgery, not another provider. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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