Does the IV hurt when getting wisdom teeth removed?

Not really. It depends on how good the person starting the IV is. Often nurses or doctors are very proficient and the IV placement is quick and easy.
Varies. Perception of pain is an individual characteristic. The level of discomfort of having an IV started can vary depending on where the IV site is. Some doctors may use a topical spray over the anticipated IV site to "freeze" the skin before starting the IV to lessen any discomfort.
IV. It is manageable . Just a tiny small quick prick. Easier than giving blood!
No. There is a small pinch like a blood test. After that you won't remember very much.

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How much does it hurt to get wisdom teeth removed?

Depends. Impacted wisdom teeth may require bone removal and sectioning, especially if near the nerve tract. Using general anesthesia usually makes the procedure more comfortable and less memorable. Read more...
None at all. When the teeth are removed, there is no pain as you will be anesthetized. Afterward, there may be some discomfort if bone is surgically removed and has to heal. A simple extraction is similar to the pain from a cut on the bosy. Read more...
Depends. Pain perception and how it is handled varies from individual to individual. Some patients have four extremely difficult impacted teeth removed, take very little pain medication and have an uneventful recovery. Another patient may have a simple extraction of a single tooth, require several days of strong pain medications and several days to recover. Read more...
Depends. There probably will be some discomfort for a few days. However, pain medications can get you through this time period. Read more...

How much does it hurt to get your wisdom teeth removed? How long until you are fully healed?

No simple answer. If you are put to sleep you won't feel anything. Even if you only get a shot you will probably not feel much. More likely, your imagination will make you interpret the noises and manipulation as unpleasant. As for post-operative pain, everyone is different. It also depends on how bad a position the tooth is in. Most patients who follow the post-operative instructions are only sore for a day or so. Read more...
It Varies. Wisdom teeth can be impacted (in the bone), partially impacted and erupted. The complexity of removing them is typically related to the level of impaction. There should be no pain during the procedure if you are properly anesthetized but afterwards some discomfort is expected. The pain level varies for everyone, but usually significant pain only lasts 24 to 48 hours. Read more...

Bottom wisdom teeth removed. Doc had to make a cut in my cheek to get to tooth. The hole is open and it hurts but the doc says it's ok. What do I do.

Listen to ur doc. And ask your surgeon for a more potent pain med. Your are under their care... If the surgeon examined the wound and deemed that it is healing well, then additional pain meds should make the situation tolerable. Read more...
Drain and flush. As long as a drain is established in the area of the extraction, you should be fine. Make sure after each meal using a curve syringe with water to point to the hole and flush all the food out. Doing so will help tremendously in preventing discomfort. A good stable clot is necessary for the healing to start. An infection due to food impaction in the area will prevent clot formation. Read more...

Would TMJ get worse after getting wisdom teeth removed?

Wide opening. When wisdom teeth are removed, the mandible (lower jaw) is stretched out wider than usual for the dentist/oral surgeon to extract the teeth. Depending upon the removal process (surgical or not, ) the duration of the procedure may also affect the muscles/tmj complex. I would see the dr. Who removed the teeth asap. Read more...
Possible. Possible, but unlikely in the hand or a board certified oral surgeon. Read more...
It is possible. TMJ main causes are: 1. Trauma to the TMJ. 2. Degenerative disease. 3. Difficult wisdom tooth extraction. See Orofacial Specialist for consultation and treatment. Read more...

What can I do to get over my phobia of getting wisdom teeth removed?

Talk to your dentist. Talk to your dentist or oral surgeon, who will be performing the procedure and tell them your exact concerns and have them tell you how they will address them. Open discussion will help you better understand, which ultimately will make you feel more at ease. Read more...

How do I get my wisdom teeth removed?

See a dentist. A dentist or oral surgeon can help with the removal of wisdom teeth. Read more...
Wisdom teeth . Wisdom teeth can be often removed very easily by general dentist if they are fully visible in the mouth. If they are hidden below the gum tissue oral surgeon removes them fairly quickly as well. Read more...
General DDS or OS. Not all patients require removal of their wisdom teeth. A dentist who actually examines you and see x-rays of your wisdom teeth can determine whether or not they need to be removed. Some general dentists remove wisdom teeth while others prefer to refer patients to oral surgeons for their removal. Some patients merely need local anesthesia (and analgesia), while others prefer to have IV sedation. Read more...

Should I get wisdom teeth removed at 30?

It depends. If the wisdom teeth are creating a problems with the teeth in front of them , such as decay or periodontal(gum), or are decayed them selves i would say yes. After 25 years of age the risk of dry socket, swelling and bruiseing as well as nerve damage (on the lower) all increase. The more difficult the extraction the more likely you are to have a complication with wisdom teeth removal. Read more...
Yes. The commonly accepted guideline of wisdom teeth removal is that all wisdom teeth should be removed unless contraindicated. The best timing for wisdom teeth removal is between 17 and 21 but age 30 is not bad. Let your dentist evaluate the benefit and risk of your wisdom teeth removal and he or she will give you the clear answer. Read more...
It depends. If your wisdom teeth are symptomatic or causing problems or potential for problems, you should have them removed. If they are fully erupted, not a source of problems and functional, removal would not be recommended. Your dentist can best advise you after a clinical exam and the appropriate radiographs. Read more...
Oral surgeon. Wisdom teeth often cause problems without acute symptoms. You should at least see an oral surgeon for exam/xrays/recommendations. Earlier is better. Read more...

What age to get your wisdom teeth removed?

It can vary. The preferred time to have wisdom teeth removed that are indicated for removal, is before the roots are fully developed. Growth and development varies widely, as does tooth development. An x-ray in which all of your teeth can be visualized should be performed to determine the position and development of your wisdom teeth in order to provide you with more information. Read more...
Between 16-22. Usually sometimes between 16 and 22 are the ideal times. However, some people might not need to have their wisdom teeth removed if their jaws are long enough to accommodate 32 teeth and as long as you brush and floss each tooth every day. Read more...
Mid teens. Varies, but when indicated, earlier is better. See a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon for exam/recommendations/treatment. Read more...

Could having your wisdom teeth removed hurt?

It could. Having wisdom teeth removed could be painful if you are having the procedure performed with local anesthesia alone and the surgical areas are not adequately anesthetized (numb). Equally important is your perception of pain and how you respond to it. Removal of teeth requires some force and pressure, which some people may mistakenly associate it as pain. Read more...
May or may not. Post op pain in wisdom teeth removal are caused by 1) the amount of collateral damage to surrounding bone, gum tissue, 2)post op infection, usually around day 3 and on, 3) inability to clean or drain the food impaction in the area, 4) dry socket or inability of maintaining a stable clot over the wound area (infection or immune factor. The pain usually should be controlled with medication. Read more...
Yes. Yes, if the local anesthesia is inadequate (happens sometime). Much better plan is general anesthesia - completely asleep. See a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon for all wisdom teeth. Read more...