I'm having severe headaches after wisdom teeth extraction?

Wisdom tooth. extraction is a surgical procedure and is not completely risk-free. Pain, swelling, headache 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 days stop. Pain after 7 days is a serious issue. See your dentist/surgeon for post-op appointment and treatment. Take care.

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I'm feeling depressed after wisdom teeth extraction. Help?

Unsure. I'm sorry to hear you are feeling depressed, but is it possible thee are other things going on in your life that coincidentally are making you depressed at this time, or that you started taking some new medication (incl herbal or over the counter ones) that could have depression as a side effect? If you can't find out such a reason, please get a professional eval, because this is highly unusual. Read more...

I'm interested to know what happens after wisdom teeth extraction?

Talk to,your dentist. Your dentist or oral surgeon will give you instructions after he extraction. This will vary a bit depending on the procedure used, if it was surgical and you have stitches you will have more pain and a longer healing. You will need to eat soft foods for a few days. Read more...
After 2-3 weeks. It can take up to 2-3 weeks to fully recover after having your wisdom teeth. When any swelling and bruising has disappeared, your mouth and face should return to normal. Read more...

Teeth do not feel aligned after wisdom teeth extraction. Is this normal?

Teeth do move. After the pressure from the wisdom teeth are gone, the other teeth may move some. Generally they settle into a new workable position within a couple of weeks. If not, then you need to have your dentist evaluate and/or adjust the biting. Read more...
Yes. It is not uncommon for patients to feel like their bite may be a little different after having wisdom teeth removed, as well as some sensitivity to hot and/or cold. This is usually a transient sensation and resolves. Read more...

I'm wondering how long after wisdom teeth extraction can I eat normally?

Post Op Instructions. That depends upon what you call normal and the difficulty of the extraction, along with your medical history. You should discuss this with the dentist who will be or has removed your teeth. Written and oral instructions are usually given to patients following the procedure. Read more...

Should I be concerned that I can see the hole after wisdom teeth extraction?

Maybe. Without more details it is difficult to answer your question. I would suggest letting your dentist look and see. He or she is familiar with your situation and can best advise you. Read more...
No. After a wisdom tooth is extracted a "hole" or socket is visible. This "hole" in the bone will usually naturally gradually fill back in with bone and soft tissue. Healing takes time and it varies according to the age and general health of the patient. If you think the area is not healing properly i suggest you return to the doctor that extracted the tooth for a followup appointment. Read more...
No. The wisdom tooth occupies space in the bone of the jaws. After the tooth is removed, sutures are sometimes placed if indicated. Even when sutures are placed, you can sometimes still see a hole in the tissue where the tooth was removed. Read more...
No. It's perfectly normal to see the hole (socket) after a tooth is removed. Sometimes they're stitched closed sometimes they're left open to heal. Depends on the situation and your dentist's decision at the time of surgery. Read more...

I'm wondering how long after wisdom teeth extraction can I eat normal foods?

1 - 2 weeks. Usually you are sufficiently healed by this time to not impact food into the extraction sites. You are also generally feeling comfortable enough to chew without irritating the healing tissues. Good luck. Read more...
7-10 days. In general, most normal foods are O.K. after 7-10 days. You will feel better, have more strength, and heal faster if you continue to eat balanced diet. Read more...
It May Depend. How soon you can eat "normal" foods following wisdom teeth removal may depend on how many teeth were removed as well as the location of the teeth (one side of the jaw or both sides). Another possible consideration would be what your consider to be normal foods as we are in a society where diets vary from person to person. Read more...