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What is the recovery time after wisdom teeth removal?

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Dr. Daniel Quon
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
2 doctors agree

In brief: It varies

Individuals react and respond differently to surgery, as some patients have an extremely high pain threshold and wisdom tooth surgery is only a minor distraction.
Other patients may have a very low pain threshold and be incapacitated for a week or more from a simple uncomplicated extraction. On the average, two to three days is the norm.

In brief: It varies

Individuals react and respond differently to surgery, as some patients have an extremely high pain threshold and wisdom tooth surgery is only a minor distraction.
Other patients may have a very low pain threshold and be incapacitated for a week or more from a simple uncomplicated extraction. On the average, two to three days is the norm.
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Dr. Daniel Sampson
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Varies

Everyone is different, depending on individual healing capacity, the difficulty of the surgery and how you care for your teeth afterward.
In general, plan on about 3-5 days.

In brief: Varies

Everyone is different, depending on individual healing capacity, the difficulty of the surgery and how you care for your teeth afterward.
In general, plan on about 3-5 days.
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Dr. Michael Green
Dentistry

In brief: 3-7 days

If the extractions are done correctly and you were prepared properly before the extractions with antibiotic rinses and 800 mg of Ibuprofen for 24 hours prior to the extractions, you recover quickly!

In brief: 3-7 days

If the extractions are done correctly and you were prepared properly before the extractions with antibiotic rinses and 800 mg of Ibuprofen for 24 hours prior to the extractions, you recover quickly!
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