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How long does wisdom tooth pain last?
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Dr. Robert Mokbel
Dentistry
3 doctors agree
In brief: It depends
Without knowing how badly were the wisdom teeth and how extensive was the surgery, it would be hard to say for sure, for simple extractions the pain may last a few days, for more complicated impacted teeth, the pain may last a few weeks to subside, assuming you are not getting an infection.
It is important to seek highly skilled oral surgeons for deep impacted wisdom teeth.

In brief: It depends
Without knowing how badly were the wisdom teeth and how extensive was the surgery, it would be hard to say for sure, for simple extractions the pain may last a few days, for more complicated impacted teeth, the pain may last a few weeks to subside, assuming you are not getting an infection.
It is important to seek highly skilled oral surgeons for deep impacted wisdom teeth.
Dr. Robert Mokbel
Dr. Robert Mokbel
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Dr. James Wright
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Many Factors
So much in dental treatment depends on the patient, their pain tolerance as well as the type of extraction, ie; bony, or ankylosed.
A surgeon's skill, touch & the way they do a surgery. Great hands with a patient who follows all of the home care directions can lead to a very positive result with very little pain. With all the variables, pain could be minimal or could last weeks. Meds can help.

In brief: Many Factors
So much in dental treatment depends on the patient, their pain tolerance as well as the type of extraction, ie; bony, or ankylosed.
A surgeon's skill, touch & the way they do a surgery. Great hands with a patient who follows all of the home care directions can lead to a very positive result with very little pain. With all the variables, pain could be minimal or could last weeks. Meds can help.
Dr. James Wright
Dr. James Wright
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Dr. Donald Blair
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: 1 week
If you are talking about the pain associated with the eruption of wisdom teeth it is variable.
Antibiotics are sometimes needed for infection. If you do not have adequate room for the teeth the pain will probably recur. See your dentist as soon as possible.

In brief: 1 week
If you are talking about the pain associated with the eruption of wisdom teeth it is variable.
Antibiotics are sometimes needed for infection. If you do not have adequate room for the teeth the pain will probably recur. See your dentist as soon as possible.
Dr. Donald Blair
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
In brief: 3-7 days
Varies. Based on degree of impaction, difficulty of extraction, skill of surgeon.
For best results with wisdom teeth, make sure you are evaluated and treated by a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon.

In brief: 3-7 days
Varies. Based on degree of impaction, difficulty of extraction, skill of surgeon.
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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