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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. Katharine Cox
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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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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?

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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Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Tooth Extraction (Definition)

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