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What is the recovery time for getting all 4 wisdom teeth removed?

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In brief: About a week

It really depends on how complicated the procedure was for the surgeon and how well the patient follows post op instructions.
In most routine cases the patient is usually back to normal within a week or two at the most.

In brief: About a week

It really depends on how complicated the procedure was for the surgeon and how well the patient follows post op instructions.
In most routine cases the patient is usually back to normal within a week or two at the most.
Dr. Charles Kattuah
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Dr. Ronald Achong
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: 3-7 days

Depends on the complexity of the extractions, presence of any medical issues, age and if any complications from the extractions occurred.
Routine wisdom teeth removal patients are often fine after 3-4 days and after 1 week they should be back to normal activity.

In brief: 3-7 days

Depends on the complexity of the extractions, presence of any medical issues, age and if any complications from the extractions occurred.
Routine wisdom teeth removal patients are often fine after 3-4 days and after 1 week they should be back to normal activity.
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Dr. Anna Guarna
Dentistry

In brief: Depends

Everyone has differing rates of recovery.
Generally, the first 2-3 days are intense and then it improves from there. If the pain persists, you may have a condition called dry socket...See the oral surg/dentist immediatelt as this can lead to bone necrosis. The "holes" left behind from the extractions can take 2-3 weeks to heal over, usually during this time, they're not painful, just annoying.

In brief: Depends

Everyone has differing rates of recovery.
Generally, the first 2-3 days are intense and then it improves from there. If the pain persists, you may have a condition called dry socket...See the oral surg/dentist immediatelt as this can lead to bone necrosis. The "holes" left behind from the extractions can take 2-3 weeks to heal over, usually during this time, they're not painful, just annoying.
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