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I'm wondering how long will wisdom tooth extraction pain last?

I'm wondering how long will wisdom tooth extraction pain last?

Tooth extraction: Pain and swelling following wisdom tooth extraction is usually at its worst 24 – 48 hours after surgery, after that it should subside more and more every day and after 7 days stop. If pain persists or worsens, it may require attention and you should call your dentist or an oral surgeon for follow up appointment. ...Read more

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Dr. Louis Gallia
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Wisdom Tooth Extraction (Definition)

This simply means removal of the wisdom teeth which are the third (and sometimes fourth molars). Molars are the bigger teeth toward the back of your mouth, and we count them ...Read more


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How long does it take to recover from a wisdom tooth extraction?

How long does it take to recover from a wisdom tooth extraction?

1 day to weeks: The recoverytime will depend on how 1. How many teeth wer removed? 2. Were they extracted easily or was a dental handpiece used to remove bone around the tooth. (were the teeth above or below your gum line. 3. Are you getting exercise several times a week or you do not exercise at all. 4. Younger people recover faster than older people. 5. Do you have any medical issues or not. ...Read more

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Normally, how long would the pain of wisdom tooth extraction last?

Normally, how long would the pain of wisdom tooth extraction last?

1 day to 1 week: Very hard to predict how you will react to the surgery since it is unknown how fast you heal, your pain tolerance, and the difficulty of the extraction. ...Read more

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Normally, how long would the pain from wisdom tooth extraction usually last?

Normally, how long would the pain from wisdom tooth extraction usually last?

Varies: A few days to a few weeks. Depends on your personal make-up and the difficulty of the procedure. Days 2-3 often the worst, with gradually diminishing discomfort after that. If your experience is anything other than this, call your oral surgeon. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait before going to work after a wisdom tooth extraction?

How long do I have to wait before going to work after a wisdom tooth extraction?

Everyone is differen: Most people take a day or two off from work. If they were particularly difficult extractions it may take up to a week. If you have severe pain after a few days you may have a dry socket and need to see the surgeon asap. Make sure you take your meds as prescribed. You should not need pain meds after a few days but you should always finish any antibiotic prescription. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the holes to close up from wisdom tooth extraction? So i can eat hard stuff

Healing time: It usually takes 4-8 weeks for the extraction site (hole) to actually heal and close up depending on whether some surgery was performed or not. Generally speaking though, after a week or two you can resume your normal eating habits if all of the post-extraction care instructions are followed. ...Read more

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Im f/30, hv my wisdom tooth extraction. How long it'll be cure.Already 2 day. If i want to extraction the other wisdom tooth, how long i hv to wait?

Varies: If you can open your mouth wide without discomfort, you can probably remove the other wisdom tooth. Healing varies with the infection or degree of impaction associated with the tooth removal. Most patients are functional with a week. ...Read more

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How long is bleeding normal after wisdom tooth extraction?

How long is bleeding normal after wisdom tooth extraction?

Post op Bleeding: This varies on many factors- some medications effect blood clotting; difficulty of surgical removal, skill of surgeon & whether or not suturing closes flap completely or partially. Initial clotting should be up to about 10 minutes, some oozing may be expected for hours, irritation to clot from eating, brushing, flossing, tongue may induce slight bleeding even days later. Call your own dentist if ? ...Read more

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How long does bleeding last after wisdom tooth extraction?

How long does bleeding last after wisdom tooth extraction?

A day or so: Heavy bleeding should subside right away. Some oozing can occur for a day or two. If you are having heavy bleeding, you may wish to place a tea bag (lipton black tea) on the socket. The tannic acid will help control the bleeding. If it does not subside, see your oral surgeon. ...Read more

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Tooth Extraction (Definition)

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