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.

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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?

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...