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Is wisdom teeth removal pain normal after 11 days?

Is wisdom teeth removal pain normal after 11 days?

10 -14 days: Pain and jaw stiffness may persist for 10 -14 days. If pain persists or worsens, you should contact your surgeon dds for post-op eval. ...Read more

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Dr. Lonnie Smith
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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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Any home remedies for after wisdom teeth removal pain?

Any home remedies for after wisdom teeth removal pain?

Ice: Ice pack will help to dull the pain, 20min on 20min off, keep you head elevated. Otherwise rx pain meds could help as well. ...Read more

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Wisdom teeth removal pain after 4 days. Is this common?

Be patient: The removal of wisdom teeth is a serious surgical procedure. Pain and discomfort following surgery often peaks around post operative days 3 -5. After this, the pain should subside more and more every day. Post operative pain in some cases, may last up to 7 - 14 days before completely subsiding. Follow the instructions given by your surgeon. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies for wisdom teeth removal pain?

Are there any  home remedies for wisdom teeth removal pain?

Rinse and ice: A warm salt water rinse passively (not vigorous) passed through the mouth can alleviate some post-surgical pain, as well as keep the tissue healthy and encourage healing. Icing the surgical areas is also a good idea to reduce inflammation and pain, 10 minutes on, then ten minutes off, repeated as necessary. ...Read more

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My wisdom teeth cause pain and swelling almost every two months, what should I do? I do not want to take them out.

My  wisdom  teeth  cause pain and swelling almost every two months, what should I do? I do not want to take them out.

Discuss risks: You should discuss risk and benefits with you dentist. I assume you are afraid of something, schedule a consult with your doc, and ask about sleep/sedation dentistry. It not going to get any easier as you age. And you don't want to be taking antibiotics over and over again. ...Read more

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Hi docs, would wisdom teeth cause pain in surrounding molars?

Hi docs, would wisdom teeth cause pain in surrounding molars?

Wisdom Teeth: Wisdom teeth can cause damage to neighboring structures, which can result in feeling pain. Early and prompt treatment of wisdom teeth is highly recommended. ...Read more

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How do I prepare for wisdom teeth extraction pain?

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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Pain in cheeks and chin 9 days after having 4 wisdom teeth removed. Pain meds help. My dr says i don't have dry sockets. When will pain subside?

Pain in cheeks and chin 9 days after having 4 wisdom teeth removed. Pain meds help. My dr says i don't have dry sockets. When will pain subside?

Wisdom teeth removed: It is not unusual to have some lingering pain after the removeal of wisdom teeth, especially if a lot of bone was removed. Have you returned for a post-op exam? If not, call for an appointment to have the area checked. If the pain does not subside in another week, return to the surgeon and have the area checked. ...Read more

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Pain in cheeks and chin 9 days after having 4 wisdom teeth removed. Pain meds help. My dr says I do not have dry sockets. When will pain subside?

Pain in cheeks and chin 9 days after having 4 wisdom teeth removed. Pain meds help. My dr says I do not have dry sockets. When will pain subside?

Dry socket: Very often the pain from dry socket starts at approx. 48 hrs after you had the extraction. Dry socket is most common in females on birth control pills. Pain from dry socket is extreme. If treated, pain relief begins immediately. ...Read more

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Can top wisdom teeth cause pain in roof of mouth?

If infected: Infected or impacted wisdom teeth can cause pain in the roof of the mouth. See your dentist. ...Read more

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