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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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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?

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

May or may not be: It depends upon the difficulty of the extractions, your pain threshold, what if anything you are taking for pain control, and largely whether the pain has gotten worse, better or the same since day one. It is best that you call the dentist who removed your teeth, discuss your discomfort and request advice as to what to do, if anything and whether or not you should be seen in the office. ...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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Please help! 3 weeks after wisdom teeth removal and still pain !?

Not uncommon: Unfortunately most wisdom teeth surgery is accompanied by some degree of pain up to 3 weeks. For the pain management, you can take an Rx medication by your oral surgeon and alternate with NSAIDs OTC. If concerned, visit your surgeon for post-op appointment. ...Read more

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Been two days since wisdom teeth removal, when will the pain going away?

Wisdom teeth: In most cases, the pain is most noticeable in the first 48 hours (2 days), then start to decrease. When the pain goes away completely depends on how your body responded to surgery, including the healing ability. The body in top-notch condition (exercise, good nutrition, healthful living, lack of disease, etc.) gives you the best, fastest healing chance. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be flushed after wisdom teeth removal? And to have pain mostly in the middle of the jaw, as opposed to where the teeth actually were?

Yes: The flushing, or increased blood flow, to your face after wisdom teeth extraction is normal and may last 1-2 to several days depending on the patient. The soreness in your jaws, instead of around the extraction sites, is called trismus. It is also normal, lasts 7-10 days depending on the surgery, and is caused by the incisions to reach your teeth needing to extend into the muscles of your jaw. ...Read more

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Can wisdom teeth removal hurt?

Maybe: It may but usually not that much. Usually the pain is easily managed with a prescription pain medication but some patients find tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil is adequate. ...Read more

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Is wisdom teeth removal painful?

Is wisdom teeth removal painful?

Tips for pain relief: Any tooth extraction can be uncomfortable. The key is good home care. As soon as possible place an ice pack on your face...Even if you have to store your own ice bag in a cooler in the car. Keep ice on your face 20min on then 20 min off for the first 24 hours. Take pain meds as prescribed and limit activity. Dont suck through a straw, spit alot, slurp soup or smoke. Eat soft foods for 24 hrs. ...Read more

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How painful is wisdom teeth removal?

How painful is wisdom teeth removal?

Comfortable: Usually comfortable during procedure. Either with local anesthesia (often augmented with oral sedation or nitrous oxide) or local anesthesia and IV sedation. Only doc to offer all options - oral surgeon. Make sure you are evaluated and treated by oral surgeon. ...Read more

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What to do after wisdom teeth removal?

What to do after wisdom teeth removal?

Post op instructions: Your oral surgeon will give you a list of dos and don'ts for you to follow. ...Read more

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How is wisdom teeth removal experience?

How is wisdom teeth removal experience?

It depends: There is no one experience that all patients share. Some wisdom teeth are completely or nearly erupted into the mouth and removal should be less complicated. Sometimes they are "impacted" or covered by gums and bone and are more involved. Ultimately, you should feel little or nothing during removal thanks to local anesthetic (and sedation if desired). Pain meds keep you comfortable afterward. ...Read more

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How much does wisdom teeth removal cost?

How much does wisdom teeth removal cost?

Varies: The associated costs for the removal of wisdom teeth can vary depending on a number of things. The consultation, x-rays, number of teeth to be removed, the classification of the wisdom teeth, whether they are erupted and visible or impacted (different classifications), type of anesthetic used, who does the procedure and where it is performed, location of the practice, and medications prescribed. ...Read more

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How much does wisdom teeth removal hurt?

Varies: Every patient is different as patients have various thresholds of pain tolerance. Usually the procedure is painless and there may be some discomfort for a few days afterwards. If an infection is present, then the pain level could be higher. You may consider visiting an oral surgeon as wisdom teeth removal is a specialty of this type of doctor. ...Read more

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Wisdom teeth removal- should I be worried?

Wisdom teeth removal- should I be worried?

No: There are risks and concerns with any surgical procedure. In the hands of a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon, wisdom tooth extraction is routine. For best results, see an oral surgeon for exam/recommendations. ...Read more

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Post wisdom teeth removal, need some advice?

Post wisdom teeth removal, need some advice?

Not oral surgeon: I am sure you're wisdom teeth were not removed by an oral surgeon. Otherwise you would have received extensive written instructions. Call the dentist office and request postop instructions. If you are having problems, call the dentist. For best results, always have wisdom teeth removed by a board certified oral surgeon. ...Read more

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What should I eat after wisdom teeth removal?

What should I eat after wisdom teeth removal?

Diet after surgery: After wisdom teeth surgery the swelling, pain and sensitivity can make eating problematic. The first 24 hours soft foods such as ice cream, pudding, gelatin is your best choice. It is important that you drink plenty of fluids and not use a straw. After 24 hours more solid foods like pancakes, eggs, mashed potatoes and soft pasta. After 7-10 days go back to normal diet. ...Read more

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What can I expect during wisdom teeth removal?

What can I expect during wisdom teeth removal?

Depends: Your expectations will be dependent upon how your surgery is performed. If your surgery is performed under local anesthesia alone, you will feel some pressure and hear some noise. If you are sedated with an IV you may have minimal or no recall of the procedure and have a very comfortable procedure. ...Read more

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How much does wisdom teeth removal process hurt?

Minimal amount: The actual process should not hurt at all if you have been given adequate local anesthesia or sedation with the local. After effects should be easily managed with a prescription for pain medication. Most of my patients tell me they have minimal to mild pain after wisdom tooth removal. ...Read more

Dr. Payam Rafat
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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. Abraham Jaskiel
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Tooth Extraction (Definition)

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