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Is wisdom teeth extraction painful?

Is wisdom teeth extraction painful?

It depends: On how difficult they are to remove and each patient is different in terms of pain tolerance. The pain is usually handles with prescription medications. ...Read more

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Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more


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What are some risk factors of wisdom teeth extraction?

What are some risk factors of wisdom teeth extraction?

Several: The most common are pain, bleeding, and nerve damage. But remember, there may be significantrisk factors in not removing your widsom teeth as well. To determine your specific situation, see your general dentist or oral surgeon for a thorough discussion. ...Read more

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What are the signs of healing for wisdom teeth extraction?

It is Age related: The younger the person the less likely to have any long term consequences, thus should expect swelling, difficulty when opening his/her mouth, bleeding. For older patients the healing process takes longer and more signs & symptoms can be expected during the healing process: adding the ones mentioned above numbness, sensitivity on adjacent teeth, gum recession, incomplete healing (defects). ...Read more

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Is it safe to use local anesthesia for wisdom teeth extraction?

Is it safe to use local anesthesia for wisdom teeth extraction?

Yes: In almost every case, local anesthesia will be administered for the removal of wisdom teeth, unless there is some unusual circumstance that that prevents it from being used. Local anesthesia is very safe when administered correctly and in the correct dosage limits. ...Read more

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How do you treat pain in jaw 4 days after wisdom teeth extraction?

Return visit: Call the surgeon to discuss. You may have a dry socket if you are still having discomfort and there are treatments for that situation. ...Read more

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What to do about infection from wisdom teeth extraction, malpractice?

What to do about infection from wisdom teeth extraction, malpractice?

Visit your Surgeon: The wisdom teeth extraction is a serious surgical procedure. Every surgical procedure has some risks (e.g. infection, bleeding, numbness, etc.). Your individual results will depend on your personal circumstances, and recovery may take time. See your surgeon for post-op examination and treatment. ...Read more

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Do they put you to sleep or just numb you for wisdom teeth extraction?

Do they put you to sleep or just numb you for wisdom teeth extraction?

Your choice: Unless you are a high risk for sedation, you can choose. Many people like conscious sedation instead of total general anesthesia. Safer, and easier to come out of. Many others, prefer to be awake and are fine with local numbing. Much depends on the complexity of the surgery and your preference. ...Read more

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How do I treat lower front teeth aching after wisdom teeth extraction?

How do I treat lower front teeth aching after wisdom teeth extraction?

Front teeth: I'm not sure how pain in your lower front teeth are related to the extraction of your wisdom teeth. It's possible you have decay or gum disease. You should see your dentist for an examination. ...Read more

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My tongue is numb on one side after wisdom teeth extraction. What do I do?

My tongue is numb on one side after wisdom teeth extraction. What do I do?

Depends: The numb sensation may be time related to the the type of local anesthetic used as well as to surgical trauma. Many surgeons use a long acting local anesthetic in the lower jaw for removal of wisdom teeth and some patients can be numb for 6 - 8 hours after surgery. If half of your tongue is still numb several days later, you should contact your surgeon for further advice. ...Read more

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Dr. Julie Abbott
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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


Dr. Andrew Berry
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Tooth Extraction (Definition)

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