What is the wisdom teeth surgery recovery time?

1-2 weeks. Wisdom teeth extraction is a surgical procedure and is not completely risk-free. Pain, swelling, bad breath and infection following surgery is usually at its worst 24 – 48 hours after surgery. After that it should subside more and more every day and after 7-14 days stop. Good luck. .
1 to 14 days. There is a very wide range of "healing times" for an extraction, since each one is different... Some require removal of bone and sectioning of the tooth, others are quite uneventful. There is no single answer that can be applied to all extractions. It also depends on how fast you heal as well as how well you take care of the wound.
5-7 days. Varies greatly based on patient age, degree of impaction, adherence to postop instructions, skill of surgeon. For best results, see board certified oral surgeon for exam/recommendations.

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What is wisdom teeth surgery like?

Depends. If you are asleep during the procedure, you will be clueless and remember nothing. If you are awake and have just local anesthetic, there should be no pain, but you may experience pressure as the surgeon removes the tooth. Read more...
Very common . However, the extraction of wisdom teeth involves a surgical procedure that is far from a simple tooth extraction. Many patients require the treatment by an oral surgeon. The key to successful and uneventful recovery from wisdom teeth surgery is appropriate anesthesia and finding the right dentist/surgeon. . Read more...
Wisdom tooth surgery. Expect on average for the total procedure time for 4 teeth with anesthesia and post operative instructions to take an hour. Sometimes less, sometimes longer. You have to get numbed up so you don't feel any pain. If you choose IV sedation then you probably won't remember the procedure. If you chose laughing gas sedation then you will remember it, but shouldn't have any pain, only pressure. Read more...
Varies alot. It varies with the degree of impaction, patient age, associated infection, and especially skill and experience of surgeon. For best results, make sure you are evaluated and treated by a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon. Read more...

How to recover fast from wisdom teeth surgery?

Wisdom recovery. The best way is to follow the instructions given to you from your doctor. No smoking for 24-48 hours. No alcohol for 24-48 hours. No lifting or heavy exercise for 24-48 hours. Do not suck through straw for 24-48 hours. Soft foods for the 24 hours. Rinse your mouth with warm salt water 3x a day or after meals. Rest and relax. Read more...
Follow instructions. The most important aspect to recover from any extraction is to follow post op instructions. You should use ice for the first 24 hours to reduce inflammation. Do not spit or rinse for 24 hours, but begin warm salt water rinses after 24 hours of your surgery. Most important do not smoke which will impede healing. Read more...

What should I expect with wisdom teeth surgery?

A few days off. Expect some discomfort bordering on pain, but it should be controllable with pain medication. Expect puffiness or swelling of your cheeks and neck, but this should be minimal. Expect limitations on what you can eat, drink, and do with your mouth for 3-4 days. Expect to be a little tired for a day or two after, and expect to take it easy for 2-3 days minimum to let the healing get a good start. Read more...
Depends. Depends on the patient. However, expect to have discomfort and swelling for at least a few days. Usually patients may take 2-3 days off work to recover. Expect to be on a liquid diet for a couple days and a soft diet for the rest of the week. Hope your procedure runs smooth. Good luck. Read more...
Oral surgeon. Too complex to completely answer here. For best results, see a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon for exam/recommendations/treatment. Read more...

Tell me the best surgery place for wisdom teeth?

Oral surgeon. A board eligible or board certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon is your best bet. Read more...
Oral surgeon. The best place, is at an experienced oral surgeon's office, but there are many others, including regular dentists who do a fantastic job. Read more...
Training. Many dental providers remove wisdom teeth. An oral surgeon removes several sets daily. Some oral surgeons limit their entire scope to only dealing with wisdom teeth. A board certified oral surgeon has proven his training to a higher standard. Check credentials, training, and your personal comfort level with your oral surgeon. And dont wait too long. Read more...

Is $600 a normal price for wisdom teeth surgery?

Normal for NYC. Fees always fall into a range, and that amount falls into the range for an specialist in nyc. Read more...
Depends . The cost for an extraction takes into consideration the degree of difficulty of the extraction as well as the general overhead of the office. For example a 5th ave manhattan overhead is different than the overhead in the middle of the farm belt. If you're concerned as to the fee charged, go get a 2nd opinion. Read more...
Depends. Fees vary from office to office, region to region, general dentist to specialist, level of difficulty (erupted vs different classes of impacted teeth), type of anesthesia provided as well as what type of facility (office or hospital) where the surgery was performed. The other unknown is whether or not the fee you paid included an office consultation, x-rays and medications prescribed. Read more...

Wisdom teeth surgery is considered as minor or major?

Varies. It varies depending on how involved it is. Minor surgery would be if the teeth are erupted and are just removed like any other tooth. If the teeth are covered with bone and impacted it could be major surgery. Read more...
Minor. Minor compared to heart or brain surgery. Major compared to a simple extraction. For best results, see a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon for exam/recommendations. Read more...

How long can it take for wisdom teeth surgery to heal?

Depends on..,,. Is it a simple extraction of an intact tooth? Then expect a quicker, less eventful healing. Is it an impacted tooth (under the gum line and imbedded in the bone)? Then expect more uncomfortable and longer healing period. Those represent the two extremes, your teeth removal may be somewhat between what i described. Read more...

Normally, how long would the surgery for wisdom teeth take?

From start to finish. About 30 minutes to 1 hour. Each patient, each case, each doctor is different. How many teeth and how difficult the removal plays a big role. Ask your own surgeon for the most accurate guestimate. Read more...
Varies. The time required will depend on the number of teeth to be removed, their position and level of difficulty, as well as if you are having the procedure performed with local anesthesia alone or local anesthesia and some form of sedation. Most experienced surgeons can remove 4 impacted wisdom teeth in 15 -30 minutes with IV sedation. Read more...