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What are common complications of a wisdom tooth extraction?

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Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry
5 doctors agree

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There are many possible complications from a wisdom tooth extraction but I would not really call them 'common'.
Mild to moderate pain and swelling are not really complications but are considered normal with certain extractions. Some complications are nerve damage, dry socket, infection.

In brief: See Below

There are many possible complications from a wisdom tooth extraction but I would not really call them 'common'.
Mild to moderate pain and swelling are not really complications but are considered normal with certain extractions. Some complications are nerve damage, dry socket, infection.
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
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Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Without premedication, swelling can be common.
With anti-inflammatory and anti-swelling perscription pre medications, these unpleasant effects of wisdom teeth removal can be managed quite comfortably. Discuss this with your treating dentist.

In brief: Yes

Without premedication, swelling can be common.
With anti-inflammatory and anti-swelling perscription pre medications, these unpleasant effects of wisdom teeth removal can be managed quite comfortably. Discuss this with your treating dentist.
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dr. Sal Aragona
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Pain. swelling

For complete information, see wisdom tooth expert. For best results with wisdom teeth, make sure you are evaluated and treated by a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon.

In brief: Pain. swelling

For complete information, see wisdom tooth expert. For best results with wisdom teeth, make sure you are evaluated and treated by a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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